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Contact Us. Product Brochures & Installation Handbooks - Schluter-Systems. 37 Home Library Design Ideas by Micle Mihai-Cristian. Interior design By - Interior Design & Architecture Magazine on Jul 25, 2012 Probably the most “sacred” room of the entire crib, the home library combines relaxation with personal growth and completes the genuine atmosphere of a modern residence or apartment.

37 Home Library Design Ideas by Micle Mihai-Cristian

As a tribute to these contemporary indoor oases, we put together a post with 37 beautiful home libraries, bearing within knowledge and acting as a refuge from the hectic lifestyle characterizing big cities. How to Build Kitchen Sink Storage Trays - Step by Step. Getting the right stuff 1 of 1 Figure A: Sink cabinet tray detail Sink cabinet tray detail See the Materials & Cutting Lists in the Additional Information section below for measurements Have you finally had it with that dark and dingy, I'm-not-sure-what's-there storage space under the kitchen sink?

How to Build Kitchen Sink Storage Trays - Step by Step

Well, these two types of roll-out trays, which ride on smooth-action ball-bearing drawer glides, will get everything out in the open and let you find exactly what you need at a glance. This project isn't difficult. Cool Garden Paths That Are Off The Beaten Path. While you might think that all garden paths are created equal, you’d be wrong.

Cool Garden Paths That Are Off The Beaten Path

In fact, we’ve found a collection of 10 cool, unique and creative garden paths that are simply cooler than the rest and featured them in the gallery below. Enjoy! Wood Slabs Kicking off the list as one of our personal favorites, this backyard garden has taken wood slabs of all diameters and tiled them in a way that creates full, sturdy ground coverage. For as great as this looks, it’s a really cheap way to achieve a rustic and unique garden path that will be remembered. Daisy Mosaic If you have more elaborate tastes than the simple wood slabs above, this mosaic themed path offers a grand alternative for the more detail-oriented individuals. Wave Mosaic. Popular Topics. LIFX: The Light Bulb Reinvented by Phil Bosua.

LIFX is the smartest light bulb you've ever experienced.

LIFX: The Light Bulb Reinvented by Phil Bosua

It's a wifi-enabled, energy efficient, multi-colored bulb that you control with your iPhone or Android. LIFX gives you unprecedented control of your lights, reduces your energy costs, lasts up to 25 years and delivers an amazing range of experiences we think you’ll love. LIFX is incredibly easy to set-up. Simply replace your existing bulbs with LIFX smartbulbs, download and install our free app from the App Store or Google Play and you're good to go. We [Phil Bosua, Andrew Birt, Andy Gelme, John Bosua, Ben Hamey, Dave Evans and Guy King] have designed, redesigned and reimagined LIFX many times during the past six months, pouring countless hours into thinking about the user experience, the technical aspects of the project and how to deliver the world's smartest lightbulb to you at an affordable price point. Make your own lumber with a chainsaw mill by Jacqueline Tresl Issue #39. Milling a board with a chainsaw lumber-maker.

Make your own lumber with a chainsaw mill by Jacqueline Tresl Issue #39

Figure1: The pieces. Beams, joists and walls were made with a chainsaw mill. Figure 2: The frame. Figure 3: The surface to which the chainsaw bar is bolted. Figure 4: The assembled mill frame is bolted to the chainsaw bar. Figure 5: Muffler clamps hold settings to determine thickness of boards. Figure 6: The metal-edged starter board makes the first cut flat and straight. Innovative Windows by Fakro can Add Small Terraces to Attic Rooms.

We ran across these innovative window systems designed by Fakro, which can easily add a balcony or a small terrace to a room.

Innovative Windows by Fakro can Add Small Terraces to Attic Rooms

The clever mechanism, found on Inhabitat, is described by the producers as follows: “The upper top hung sash (of the window) opens upwards, whereas the lower sash can be tilted forwards, allowing easy access to the balcony recess. When rotated through 0° to 45°, the sash is supported by an innovative auxiliary system which allows leaving the open sash in any position within this range. The upper sash can be raised up to 45°. Side barriers are integrated into the bottom sash and slide out during opening. When closing the lower sash, balcony barriers hide in the window, thus they are not visible above the roof. Landscaping Ideas. One can dream. Once upon a time there were some very well-off folks in Vancouver who wanted big new homes.

One can dream

They called upon a builder by the name of Keystone Projects Ltd. and asked them to build the homes of their dreams. They asked for fancy kitchens and bathrooms and rooms for their pool tables and views to die for and a car lover's garage. Backyard Fish Farming. By Filip Tkaczyk Have you considered the benefits of backyard fish farming?

Backyard Fish Farming

Fish farming is a very old practice that can be fun, productive and rewarding. As many wild fish stocks are being depleted around the world, fish farming is becoming one of the solutions for a more sustainable future. The application of permaculture practices is helping us to utilize fish farms as sustainable food production systems. Permaculture is a practice and perspective of designing systems of agriculture that mimic the relationships found in natural ecological systems. Planning Your Pond The first step to start your own fish pond is to pick a location in your backyard that is a natural low spot where water would naturally collect. If you live in an area with hot summers, it is wise to include a deeper area of 8-12 feet as part of your plan - a place where fish can escape during hot weather.

Watch Hill Oceanfront Residence - traditional - - other metros - by Michael McKinley and Associates, LLC. Creative Window Seat Ideas. 10 Kick-Ass Secret Passage Bookshelves. If there’s one dream that unites all bookish folks (aside from, you know, universal literacy) it’s the dream of having a secret passageway hidden behind a bookcase.

10 Kick-Ass Secret Passage Bookshelves

Ok, maybe it just unites some of us- but there’s no denying that there’s something super-nifty about having a bookcase that moves to reveal a space only you know about. You and your builder. Anywoot! Here’s a roundup of ten of my favorite bookish secret passageways from around the interwebs: Nothing says old money like a piano and a room hidden behind warm wood floor-to-ceiling bookshelves. This kid’s bookshelf opens to a secret reading nook. …Harry, are you in there?