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Chicago

  • DIY City Guide: Chicago

    Chicago is a city full of do-it-yourselfers and there are plenty of resources for them to make their homes the best they can be…

  • Hackerspace Profile: Pumping Station One in Chicago

    As part of the Craftsman Experience Holiday Extravaganza, they invited the Chicago hackerspace, Pumping Station: One to participate and build some holiday projects like snow globes powered by Craftsman orbital sanders…

  • Holiday Kickoff at the Craftsman Experience

    The Craftsman Experience is kicking off their holiday season this weekend and last night we had an opportunity to present the Ultimate Sleigh built by John Lamonica and his team at…

  • Indulge in the Craftsman Experience

    The Craftsman Experience showroom is perfectly located almost under the “L” train in the River North neighborhood of Chicago. The urban industrial setting is the ideal backdrop to prepare you for…

  • Greenbuild is Buzzing

    Greenbuild is really buzzing today. The energy is as high as the attendance seems to be and the Expo has filled the McCormick place to the brim. We’ve already had great…

  • Greenbuild 2010: Redefining Our Future

    Greenbuild 2010 takes over Chicago this week and we’ll be on the ground covering it from top to bottom. Colin Powell kicks off the conference and tradeshow as the featured keynote…

  • Build Your Own Table with Reusable Lumber

    This build-it-yourself table by a first time furniture builder is one of the sharpest we’ve seen in a long time. The construction and craftsmanship look like that of an experienced builder.…

  • Drywell Rebuild with the Help of Oakum

    The folks at Chicago 2-Flat tore up a concrete slab in their backyard to discover a 100-year old drywell located just next to the house. They considered setting up rain barrels…

  • K/BIS 2008 in Chicago

    K/BIS (Kitchen and Bath Industry Show) is under way in Chicago and the cancellation of more than 1000 American Airlines flights hopefully won’t damper the launch of the show although we…

  • Architectural Salvage in Chicago

    If you are in the Chicago area you should check out Salvage One. Their website highlights some great finds like this art-deco bar and prairie-style window.…