Pocket Doors Pocket doors are a good idea for saving space. A pocket door consist of pocket, door and hardware. A standard pocket AKA Ladder pocket, is contracted with wood. You can buy a pre-assembled pocket at your local store. The door may be any interior door. Interior door means, 1 3/8″ thick, hollow core, solid core or even a door with glass. The hardware is the most important part. Most standard homes have cheap hardware and the...Read More
Fiberglass / Fiberglass doors Fiberglass also called glass-reinforced plastic, GRP A fiber reinforced polymer made of a plastic matrix reinforced by fine fibers of glass. It is also known as GFK The plastic matrix may be epoxy, a thermosetting plastic (most often polyester or vinylester) or thermoplastic. The manufacturing process for glass fibers suitable for reinforcement uses large furnaces to gradually melt the silica sand, limestone, kaolin...Read More
COPPER ROOFING Copper offers a character and durability that no other metal roof can match. Its appearance can complement any style of building, from the traditional to the modern. Its warmth and beauty make it a preferred material for many architects. The use of copper is based upon traditional practices proven over many years. There are numerous examples of copper roofs which have been in place one or more centuries..Over time, copper will...Read More
Here is my latest job I completed this pasted weekend. Replacing patio sliding doors with double French doors, low-E and mini blinds between the glasses. In order to remove the frame of the sliding doors, you have to cut the stucco with a four inch diamond blade. I cut it two inches away from the exposed frame and remove the stucco and the Styrofoam. Now the flange is exposed, I remove the nails or screws and frame can be pulled...Read More
Making cabinets or walls with curves.
Wiggly plywood board is the ultimate answer sometimes.
A lot of cabinetry is done with plywood.
Some have nice curves ~ ~
What is wiggly plywood board?
Common plywood, layers (called veneers) are glued together with adjacent plies having their grain at right angles to each other, cross-graining.
That gives the plywood the stability and stiffness.Read More
♦ Security doors ♦ Security doors are made of steel to prevent burglary. They come in different qualities and large variety of design. Usually they are “powder coated” painted. Powder coating is a unique technique, it can take abuse, (the drums inside washer drier are also powder coated) Some security doors have no screen, some have nylon screen or perforated sheet metal. If the dead bolt is a common residential hardware it...Read More