Why a Custom Tub Can Save You From Deep Trouble

Any remodeling project is a difficult undertaking.  Julia Angwin, senior technology editor for the WSJ.com, has been documenting her renovation of her Harlem brownstone in her “Brownstone Diary” column in the Wall Street Journal’s online Home and Garden section.  Her recent entry, “Shallow Bathtub is a Deep Disappointment,” highlights some of the potential pitfalls of buying […]

Ten Ways to Add Custom Built-In Bookcases to Your Home

Have you decided to invest in custom built-in bookcases for your home?  Built-in shelving will give you versatile storage space and add a note of distinction to any room in your home.  However, if you thought built-in bookcases were just for your library, think again.  Here are ten ways to add built-in bookcases to your […]

Consoles and Pop-ups: More Flat-Screen TV Options for your Custom Home Entertainment Centers

Back in February 2010, CustomMade artisan Tony O’Malley of Tony O’Malley Custom Woodworking wrote a guest blog about custom built-in cabinetry for your flat-screen TV.  When you have to choose between built-in or free-standing cabinetry, Mr. O’Malley reminds us of a not insignificant point. “Of course you can’t take a built-in with you if you […]

Built-in Cabinetry for Your Flat-Screen TV

“Now that you’ve bought that new flat-screen TV you face the problem: where am I going to put it?”  If you’re facing this dilemma, guest blogger Tony O’Malley of Tony O’Malley Custom Woodworking has some suggestions for your consideration. Your old TV was a chunky cube; the new flat-screen is a sleek elongated rectangle. Your […]