Handyman Thoennes in Glen Ellyn IL

Category: Home Repair & Handyman Projects


Headboard/footboard Before/After

Dark stains and finishes are still on their way out. White is still king. Here is a #PotteryBarnKids Kendall full bed, that has gone from it’s beat-up dark Tuscan finish to a clean, restored and professionally finished white (Benjamin Moore…

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Turn a pantry back into the Powder Room.

Before shot on the left shows the existing plumbing prepped and ready for the new vanity and sink. But first the corner wall had to be moved at least 1/4″ to allow for the minimum 25″ vanity with sink and…

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Shed kit build & Paint

This is a 8 x 10 Shed kit ordered through Home Depot. Complete with all 2 x 4’s and wall panels, roof underlayment, doors, hardware, etc. The only element having to be purchased was the roofing paper and shingles, and…

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Oh dear.

A cement deer was going to be cleaned, restored and repainted. The request was to make it look like a real White Tail buck. With it’s base, it was much too heavy to transport to my studio so I completed the…

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Custom cabinetry, mission-style home, outstanding design for the kitchen.

This is an unretouched RAW image file that has been resized only. Just to give you an idea of what some of my original files look like before I do magic on them. This was a great kitchen. Hammered copper…

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Road Trip!

I’ll be working on an out-of-state project for the next four to six weeks. An owner is turning their previous residence into a rental unit, and their new residence needs some repairs, updates and TLC. I haven’t forgotten about you!…

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Sump Frump

A sump line had been run out of the house, across a flower bed wall and directly onto the lawn in front of the side-entrance gate. What a mess. Sumpy smell. Moldy grass. A swale. A truly frumpy sump dump….

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