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Floor Plans: Before and After

Blog Cabin 2014 Original Floor Plan

Awkward angles, small rooms + out-of-date features create a remodeling playground.
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69 How-Tos From Blog Cabin

  1. 1. How to Install a Beadboard Ceiling

    Add a cottage look to your bathroom or kitchen with an easy-to-install beadboard ceiling.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  2. 2. How To Make Hideaway Storage Compartments in the Floor

    These special spaces can store extra stuff.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  3. 3. How to Repurpose an Antique Cabinet Into a Vanity

    Learn how to retrofit an antique cabinet with a porcelain sink and fixtures to create a stylish vanity.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  4. 4. How To Build a Round Stone Fire Pit

    Although tougher to construct than a standard square or rectangular fire pit, a round shape blends better with the organic, curvilinear...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  5. 5. How To Build an Outdoor Pizza Oven

    The components of the outdoor pizza oven came from a kit. Learn how to add the brickwork and sandstone arches to highlight the arched d...

    Time:
    Month
    Cost:
    $10000 to $15000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  6. 6. How To Build a Privacy Screen for an Outdoor Hot Tub

    The cabin's outdoor hot tub is afforded a bit of privacy with a four-panel screen lined with thick mesh fabric.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  7. 7. How to Make Barn-Door Style Blackout Shutters

    Barn-door style wooden shutters block out external light to darken the home theater area.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  8. 8. How To Make a Cutting Board out of Reclaimed Wood

    Left over wood flooring can provide new materials for making things around the house. Learn how to reuse wood flooring to make a useful...

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  9. 9. How to Build a Porch Swing

    Learn how to use some leftover tongue-and-groove lumber to create a rustic porch swing.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $5000 to $10000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  10. 10. How To Build a Custom Firewood Holder

    The firewood rack is faced with rough-hewn cedar logs and capped with metal roofing material.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
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