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Steve Manes

Steve Manes

Contributing Writer
Steve Manes is president of Brooklyn Technical Services LLC, a technology consultancy specializing in enterprise web development. He's been renovating old houses and NYC lofts since his teens and is an experienced woodworker, carpenter and stained glass builder. You can also read him on his renovation blog at www.BrooklynRowHouse.com .
Recent posts:
Steve Manes
Apr
18
2009
In my last post I wrote about how to build compound molding. There were some questions about how I built that curved baseboard so I'll show how I did it.
Steve Manes
Apr
16
2009
Over the past few years I've spent a lot of time duplicating the damaged trim in my old house. Elaborate woodwork is one of the major details of an old home as
Steve Manes
Mar
31
2009
Three years ago I was struggling to get traction to begin a large renovation project in my house: the master bedroom and upstairs hall.  It was my last major
Steve Manes
Mar
30
2009
The first advice I give to anyone considering the purchase of an old home requiring lots of TLC is to live in it for a while to get a feel for what the house is and what minimally needs to be done to make it more livable.