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French Cleat Shop Storage Wall & Loft

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In my shop there is a small area I share with other tenants with some food storage and a fridge and microwave, so I decided to close it off to keep the dust out and add a bunch of wall and loft storage space. The frame is all 2×4 construction, fastened together with 3″ deck screws (because I had an …

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Garage Steps Build

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New set of garage steps to replace a single box step that had seen better days. New stairs include composite decking to match to outside decks, smaller riser height to make them easier to climb, and a hand rail.

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Simple Kitchen Island Build

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Simple kitchen island made with a 2×4 frame and finished with oak plywood and trim. Colored with stain and lacquer to match the existing cabinets. Home owner decided to add an island to the kitchen when redoing the kitchen counters with granite.

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Kitchen-Living Room Passthrough Window

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This house felt much too divided between spaces, so during the remodel I added a pass through window between the kitchen and living room. Work for this included a structural header as well as trim at the opening and a granite sill which matches the kitchen counters. I think this fairly simple addition added a lot to the space.