Any ideas for interior design Bsmt Finish Books?

sniffdogDecember 16, 2008

I have been looking for some good books on interior finishes for basements. I have enough "how to " books and read this forum often (yes - I will use XPS on the walls).

I want to focus on the finishings - wood trims, stone, bars, wine cellar etc. Anyone have any good references?

Thanks

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sniffdog

time to sink this sucker, I will try over on the home decorating forum.

    Bookmark   January 1, 2009 at 1:28PM
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beer_geek

You're looking for "Basement Ideas".

    Bookmark   January 6, 2009 at 1:34PM
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sniffdog

Thanks. I have looked at the reviews for this book as well as flipped through the pages available on Amazon. It might be the closest thing to what I am looking for but still not exactly what I want.

I may have to just visit a lot of old pubs until I find something that I can use for an inspiration for the design. Sampling the beer would be a side benefit.

I recently visited the refurbished George Washington Hotel in Winchester VA and they have a great old pub/piano lounge that they refurbished. may have better luck using this approach.

    Bookmark   January 13, 2009 at 9:30AM
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beer_geek

There are websites. The aforementioned Basement Ideas site, Absolute Remodeling, Atlanta Basements are other's that I've used for ideas.

    Bookmark   January 16, 2009 at 11:28AM
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sniffdog

OK - I will check those out. Thanks for the tips.

    Bookmark   January 16, 2009 at 1:44PM
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sniffdog

beer geek

I found exactly what I was looking for on the Absolute Remodeling website. Thanks for the info - much appreciated.

    Bookmark   January 22, 2009 at 8:59AM
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