Built In Book Case
Ikea bookcases were used for the base of the built ins.
Bookcases were placed on both sides of the wall to create the illusion of the bookcase passing though the wall.
The bookcases were reinforced for strength and the sides were thickened for a higher quality look.
The bookcases were put on a base because the floor was not level.
Lights were added to the top to light up the books.
Porch Ceiling Beadboard
Porch ceiling before tongue and groove boards.
Unfinished tongue and groove installed on a porch in the Museum District.
Tongue and groove sealed with a quality exterior primer to protect the wood from the elements.
A porch swing was installed and the tongue and groove was painted a traditional shade of light blue.
Under Stair Storage
A customer in the Fan wanted to utilized the dead space under their stairs for storage.
The panel was carefully cut out and exposed the space where the storage drawer will go.
Heavy duty sliders were mounted to the floor so the drawer could easily be opened and closed when full.
The entire drawer was constructed and slide out to full depth.
This angle shows how much volume this storage drawer has.
The panel that was removed was attached to the drawer so it would blend in with the paneling.
Magnetic latches hold the drawer closed, and with a press would open the drawer enough to be able to grab it and pull it all of the way out.
Custom Built In
This customer wanted an area to store their extensive DVD collection. This was a closet that was in an odd location.
There are panels on either side that pop out for some more hidden storage.
The lower cabinet was large and is used for storage of larger items.
The shelves were all adjustable to hold different sized DVD cases, VHS tapes, and other media.
Small Bathroom Renovation
The floor was rotten in this small bathroom in Lakeside. There was a leak that had been fixed long ago, but the wood still dry rotted.
The rotten wood was removed, and a floor joist was sistered to add strength.
New sub flooring was installed to the correct height so the toilet would not leak again
The rest of the old flooring was removed and new sub floor was installed in the entire bathroom.
Old stick on tiles were removed from the wall. The medicine cabinet was removed, as well as an out of use window that was covered up by an addition.
The walls were finished an painted. Then the floor tile was installed.
After the tile the wainscoting was installed and painted. Then the trim and toilet were reinstalled.
A small vanity was installed to replace a pedestal sink to add some storage to this small space.
Fence and Gate Building and Repair
A small privacy fence in the Fan.
A sturdy lock was added for security.
Exterior Storage Doors
When this house in the Museum District was new this was originally an ice box.
Currently it is used for some storage and it houses the electrical meter and other utilities.
New doors were built in the style of the old rotting doors.
After paint you would never know they weren't the original doors.