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All About Stone Veneer

The steps required to protect your home from water damage—inside and out—when applying stone veneer.

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All About Built-in Barbecue Pits

Anatomy of a simple brick, built-in BBQ.

All About Built-in Barbecue Pits

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7 Surprising Built-In Bookcase Designs

Supports for Fixed Shelves Cleat: Shelf sits on top of a wood strip screwed in place. Quick and easy to install. Dado: Shelf slides into a groove. Strong support. Decorative cut: Nice for display shelves that won't bear heavy loads. Dovetail: Use a hammer or woodblock to lock in shelf. Handcrafted look.

7 Surprising Built-In Bookcase Designs

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7 Surprising Built-In Bookcase Designs

How to add visual weight or interest to a bookcase with a solid-wood face frame.

7 Surprising Built-In Bookcase Designs

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Choose the Right Rug for Your Space

A handy guide for choosing the right rug based on your room from World Market.

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Need-to-Know Numbers: the Dining Room

36 Inches: the ideal clearance needed behind chairs from the pushed-in position. (Make sure rugs also extend at least 36 inches, to avoid catching on the chair legs.)

Need-to-Know Numbers: the Dining Room

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One Big, Happy Kitchen for Family Gatherings

Smart layout for kitchen/dining nook combo in just under 12' x 16'.

One Big, Happy Kitchen for Family Gatherings

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How to Build a Three-Tiered Bath Stand

The wood pieces you'll need to build a three-tiered bath stand. See our cut list for the correct lengths.

How to Build a Three-Tiered Bath Stand

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Layout is the key to a good wallpapering job. Paying attention to the order in which the paper goes up ensures that your pattern will stay well-matched and look straight.

The Best Techniques for Hanging Wallpaper

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