One of the most labor intensive do-it-yourself tasks is hammering. Not only can it quickly become extremely tiring but if you don’t have the right technique you may waste a lot of nails including your own! The Hammerhead Auto Hammer from Craftsman looks to make hammering standard and finish nails […]
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One Project Closer just tipped us that Craftsman tools will now be available in about 100 Ace Hardware stores by this summer. Ace Hardware will start with about 10% of the Craftsman line and go from there. This is big news for Sears Holdings as they’ve found a partner in […]
We got our hands on a hardcore bottle opener from Craftsman. It’s made from the same forged steel that all of their hand tools are and you can certainly feel it’s heft. Another unconventional bottle opener that will add a bit of steampunk to your party is this railroad spike […]
We all recognize that Norm Abram is a master carpenter and his work on This Old House and The New Yankee Workshop is both technically solid and beautifully crafted, but there are other master carpenters who deserve to be recognized after many years in the workshop and behind the camera. […]
Toolsnob brings us this miniature version of the circular saw from Craftsman. It’s available from Sears and boasts a 3-inch saw rated at 2800 rpm. It can be used in 3 positions and goes for $100.
L.L. Bean has a nice collection of Mission style furniture that is reasonably priced but you can also go straight to the source and check out the collection from Stickley that is derived from Gustav Stickley, the man primarily responsible for promoting the American Craftsman movement through his periodical The […]
One of the better Houseblogs we’ve come across is the Constant Craftsman. They’ve got a great lesson of how you can learn from your neighbor but more specifically what you can learn from your neighbors remodel, the good and the bad.
Finding a home for under $300k in any large metro area has become increasingly difficult but Hewn and Hammered has spotlighted this 1929 Craftsman Bungalow for a reasonable price. The curved arches and exposed hardwood give this duplex hard-to-find character.
A few months ago we pointed out the great house styles guide featured on About.com, but we wanted to highlight a few other informative resources for determining house styles. Modern House Styles [Oldhouses.com] Historic Style Guide [Antique Homes Magazine] Browse by Style [Houseplans.com] Historic House Architecture [Ragtime] Books Abrams Guide […]
We’d like to highlight one of our favorite sites, Hewn and Hammered. One of the few web sites dedicated to early American architecture, specifically; prairie, mission, and craftsman. You may find a bungalow in Venice that needs to be saved or a link to a mint-condition craftsman armchair for sale. […]