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All American Handyman on HGTV

All American Handyman on HGTV

Tryouts are over and HGTV has selected 20 finalists to be their new show All American Handyman. 20 Americans from across the country have nailed the chance to be crowned the “handiest of them all” in the new HGTV series, All American Handyman, hosted by the talented Molly Culver. The […]

Spike Delivers with Scrappers

Spike Delivers with Scrappers

We’ve got a new guilty pleasure, Scrappers. This reality show follows three metal recycling crews (scrappers) in Brooklyn as they find new jobs, explain the business of scrapping and fight with each other. Doesn’t sound like a ringing endorsement but this show is a breath of fresh air compared to […]

TV’s Mad Men Furniture For Sale

TV’s Mad Men Furniture For Sale

Fans of Mad Men hollywood interiors can now bid on pieces from the set and its all going for a great cause. This charity auction on eBay benefits the City of Hope cancer hospital. Leading the list of auction items is a walk-on role on Mad Men! The ten-day charity […]

Vanilla Ice To Host His Own DIY Network Show

Vanilla Ice To Host His Own DIY Network Show

In probably some of the oddest home reno show news I’ve come across in quite some time, severalsources are stating that Robert Van Winkle, aka early 90’s rap star Vanilla Ice, is set to host his own 10-episode show on the DIY Network. Under the working title “The Vanilla Ice […]

Adding Depth & Character With Wallpaper On The Ceiling

Adding Depth & Character With Wallpaper On The Ceiling

I know, I know, I have a thing for putting weird stuff on the ceiling — which is why I was SO EXCITED to see a link pop up in my Twitter stream about someone actually doing what I’d previously thought about. Money Hunters on the DIY Network apparently had […]

Rough Cut – Woodworking with Tommy Mac

Rough Cut – Woodworking with Tommy Mac

In October 2010 PBS will air a new woodworking television series called Rough Cut – Woodworking with Tommy Mac. Check out our exclusive interview with the host of Rough Cut Tommy Mac. The only holdup to releasing the show was finding a proper underwriter and Woodcraft has now stepped up […]

Hide Your Flat Panel TV Behind a Work of Art

Hide Your Flat Panel TV Behind a Work of Art

In the film Thomas Crown Affair, we loved how Pierce Brosnan hid stolen paintings behind an electronically controlled faux piece of art that would raise and lower which provided him access to his secret stash. The Art Screen from Vutec works in a similar way and instead of hiding contraband […]

Roy Underhill is a Traditional Woodcraft Treasure

Roy Underhill is a Traditional Woodcraft Treasure

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. […]

Who Pays for Your TV Show Home Remodel?

Who Pays for Your TV Show Home Remodel?

photo: Jerone2 While working at This Old House one of the most often asked questions was, “Will you remodel my home?” which was quickly followed up with “I don’t have to pay for it, do I?” These questions and more are answered in their FAQ section but to save you […]

Kitchens of Mad Men

Kitchens of Mad Men

Betty Draper struggles to fit into the life of a 50’s housewife on AMC’s Mad Men, and she’s often seen wearing an apron in the kitchen and cooking meals, taking care of the kids, and gossiping with friends.

Extreme Home Makeovers For Sale

Extreme Home Makeovers For Sale

If you’re a fan of the Extreme Home Makeover show on ABC, now you have a chance to buy the homes. Some homeowners have decided to cash in on their new abodes by listing them in arguably one of the worst real estate climates in the last 20 years. Unfortunately […]

New York City Welcomes This Old House

New York City Welcomes This Old House

You have until July 4th to submit your home to This Old House for consideration as the next TV house project to start filming in August and to air early 2009. The TV crew is hoping to find a dynamic family with a great old house in need of help, […]

What to Do with the Television?

What to Do with the Television?

Although not quite a DIY project, it’s probably an issue you’ve toggled with in your home: what to do with the television. A necessary evil, over the years TVs have evolved into these extra-large focal points of the living room. You’ve got to have (or at least you want) the […]