Giveaway: Win an 8GB Apple iPod Touch Pre-Loaded with the Caesarstone App ($199 Value!)

by Bruno Bornsztein

created at: 07/11/2011
This fall, we've done a series of kitchen projects and posts sponsored by Caesarstone, the original quartz surface manufacturer. Alicia did a fun kitchen re-org post, Capree did an eco-friendly kitchen roundup, and Chris showed you how to make a rolling kitchen cart from a filing cabinet.

Caesarstone iPod app

This week, we're thrilled to be teaming up with Caesarstone again to give away a brand-new 8GB iPod Touch pre-loaded with their excellent designer's-assistant iPod app:

Read on to find out how to enter to win the iPod Touch from Caesarstone!

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How to Make Faux Stone Cabinet Knobs

by DIY Maven

created at: 08/23/2011

A quick search on the Google tells us that one stone cabinet knob can cost upwards to$14 a pop. That is all kinds of crazy expensive, especially when you’re outfitting an entire kitchen. Mine, for example, has 30 knobs. Multiply that by 14 and you’re talking $420 just for knobs. I decided there MUST be a more cost-effective way to get the stone look for less.

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How to Drill Through Granite, Stone, Cement, Glass...etc.

by DIY Maven

 

Recently my buddy Don was presented with a conundrum. A friend of his needed to drill seven 1/4" holes through 1 ½" thick granite. His friend had burned up 3 masonry bits trying to get the job done before he gave up. Don then reached into his bag of tricks and pulled out a whopper.

To perform this feat-of-nearly-magic, you’ll need:

A plastic cap that’s at least 3/4" deep. (Those from a medicine bottle work particularly well.)
Oil to act as a...

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Is That an Altar in Your Bathroom?

by DIY Maven

Natural stone is hot, no doubt, but some sink manufacturers are taking the trend to the next level with all stone pedestal and console sinks. Yeah, they’re heavy and expensive, but hey, if you love the look of stone, want to make a statement and have the bucks with which to do it, it’s an option. Plus, if you want to use your new sink as a sacrificial altar, the drain would make for easy cleanup.

For more information about stone sinks, visit Ston...

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