Month: October 2017

A Better Way to Paint a House

By Scott Sidler • October 30, 2017

paint brush on table

Fall is by far the best time to paint a house in most locations. The cooler, drier weather allows the paint to cure properly and also makes the work more enjoyable rather than suffering through the summer heat or spring […]

How To: Cut Glass

By Scott Sidler • October 23, 2017

glass cutter diy

So you want to learn how to cut glass? Good! It’s an easy thing to do for any DIYer and it doesn’t require a lot of complex tools. In fact, learning how to cut glass in almost any shape or […]

The Ultimate Guide to Restoration Tools

By Scott Sidler • October 16, 2017

tools on wood table

Fixing up an old house requires a lot of different tools. Some of them are easy to find at the corner hardware store and some are more specialty items that are a lot harder to find. Just like picking the […]

5 Design Flaws That Drive Me Nuts

By Scott Sidler • October 9, 2017

confused man

Some many elements of our homes today are not real. Fake, faux, pretend. It’s a big illusion to make homes today look like the real McCoy of yesteryear. Why have shutters that actually function or balconies that can fit a […]

Mid-Century Modern Style

By Scott Sidler • October 2, 2017

There’s a new kid on the historic block and his name is Mid-Century Modern or Mid-Mod. The youngest of the historic styles of architecture I’ve written about Mid-Century Modern architecture was absolutely on fire during the 1950s and 1960s. Pulling […]