Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
Go behind the scenes with some of the biggest digital celebrities to see what life is like when the blogging and tweeting stops.
The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
Documentary shorts conceived of and directed by famous actors. Jeff Garlin, Katie Holmes, Alia Shawkat, Judy Greer, and James Purefoy
Park Bench is a new kind of "talking show" straight from the mind of born and bred New Yorker and host, Steve Buscemi.
Digital influencer Justine Ezarik (iJustine) is back. After covering the world of wearable tech last season, iJustine is expanding her coverage this year by profiling the hottest tech trends across the country.
A 12 episode documentary series following 5 startup companies competing in the 2013 San Francisco TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield as they fine tune their products and eventually present in front of a panel of judges in hopes of winning $50,000 in funding.
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson spend time with women who've overcome hardship, injury, and setbacks to triumph in the face of adversity.
Hank Azaria’s touching, humorous, and often enlightening journey from a man who is not even sure he wants to have kids, to a father going through the joys, trials and tribulations of being a dad.
ACTING DISRUPTIVE takes viewers inside the businesses and passion projects of Hollywood’s top celebrities.
A wood door can make a big statement in your home. AsktheBuilder.com host Tim Carter shares some insights about different ...
types of wood doors and how they are made. Selecting the right type of wood door is very important.
Tags:ask the builder,doors,home,tim carter,wood door,wooden doors
Grab video code:
This door is as light as a feather. You know a lot of people have doors like this. These are common six panel hollow core door.
Now, what are some of the advantages? Well, they are lightweight and they are pretty inexpensive but the disadvantage is that they let a lot of noise through them.
Now, these doors are basically is the hard board finish. Often, they have cardboard strips inside of them. What is the alternative? Well, I will tell you. It is simple. Why not go back with solid wood door. These are the type of doors that you find in many, many older homes in greater Cincinnati area.
You can still get solid wood door and what I want about the solid wood door is of today is that they are a lot different from the older doors. In the older doors, the panel is actually used to be made from solid wood but the problem with that is with seasonal changes and humidity those panels would expand and contract and you would often get line showing where the panels touch the edge of the door frame and that is a problem.
How do we solve that today? The new door manufacturers are using really neat medium density fiber board for the raised panels. These are much more stable and they are resistant to change when the humidity goes up and down and you have swings in the weather.
Do not think that you are locked with the style of door. Yes, a lot of people like the six panel style but that is more for colonial homes. A popular door style back in the Victorian times was a four-panel door.
Now, those are easy to come by and one of the neat things if you really want to dress it up with the raised panel comes to the edge of the door frame, why not go ahead and put a raised molding in to really give the door some extra depth and character.
These solid wood doors are all heavy but they are beautiful and they are worth it. You can find them, just go over to the older lumber yards here in the greater Cincinnati area, ask for solid wood doors.
If you want to discover more home improvement tips, go to askthebuilder.com.