Dave Holbrook

Dave Holbrook is a freelance carpenter and a JLC contributing editor, in South Orleans, Mass.

Dave Holbrook's Posts

A Craftsman-Style Coffered Ceiling A Craftsman-Style Coffered Ceiling

Seamless miters and an oil finish raise the trim-carpentry bar Read more

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Curbless Shower Retrofit Curbless Shower Retrofit

Providing drainage when you can’t change the framing Read more

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Tips for Building a Double Winder Stair Tips for Building a Double Winder Stair

In building this double winder stair, remodeler Dave Holbrook used modular boxes to stack one tread and riser at a tim. Read more

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Innovative Products 2010 Innovative Products 2010

JLC's annual collection of problem-solving tools and materials. Read more

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Replacing a Wood Beam With Steel

The LVL beam had been installed in an earlier remodel to replace structural partitions supporting the second floor. Since Cox knew that a flush steel beam could do the job just as well — but invisibly — he offered to include the swap-out in the contract. Read more

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