Archive - August 2011

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Removing Interior Walls: A Structural Wall Detection Primer
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Detail Your Bathroom the Jennifer Priest Way
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Recommended Reading: “Niwaki: Pruning, Training and Shaping Trees the Japanese Way” by Jake Hobson
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Colour and Other Strategies for Small Spaces
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Recommended Reading: The Home Lighting Effects Bible by Lucy Martin

Removing Interior Walls: A Structural Wall Detection Primer

How to tell if a wall is load-bearing (structural) or not, with a diagram of using joists to determine structural walls.

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Recommended Reading: “Niwaki: Pruning, Training and Shaping Trees the Japanese Way” by Jake Hobson

If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to shape your trees and shrubs so they look like a classical Japanese garden, this book is for you. Jake Hobson’s “Niwaki: Pruning, Training and Shaping Trees the Japanese way” is a great read and provides step by step instructions on techniques.

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Colour and Other Strategies for Small Spaces

We’ve all heard how light colours will make you feel like you’ve got more space. But this isn’t always true. Here area some different strategies for using colour to enhance the look of a small space.

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