6 things to know about Carter Oosterhouse

Carter Oosterhouse, TV's most handsome carpenter, is a man of many skills.

By Janine Falcon

Carter Oosterhouse says there's more to come

4. Men's grooming products, not so much. But he'll get a feng shui haircut.
Okay, so it's no surprise that Oosterhouse isn't much of a fragrance or product guy (though he does like the crisp, clean Nautica Voyage scent, saying, "it's more me,") -- with his genes, he needs no extra help. He is, however, enthusiastic about something called a feng shui haircut. L.A.-based stylist Billy Yamaguchi pioneered the cut, during which he applies feng shui principles to giving his clients the look that best reflects their inner energy.

5. He sees fame simply as part of the job.
In addition to a fan base of females who watch him on television, Oosterhouse has also been named one of the sexiest men on television by People Magazine. "It's not about me, it's just part of the job," he says. "One of my biggest fears, before anything had even happened, was of becoming a Hollywood jackass." A close friend kidded him unmercifully about getting ahead of himself, and that was the end of that. Oosterhouse also credits his "focus on the positive and what can be improved," as well as strong family values instilled during his childhood, for keeping him grounded.

6. He wouldn't say no to acting roles.
Of his time in carpentry world, Oosterhouse says he relishes the opportunities to reinvent not himself, but what he does. "You constantly have to change design elements to keep things fresh and to evolve and progress with what you produce," he says. And while he enjoys that he's able to be himself on camera, he says he'd never say no to roles, especially after his years of acting studies. "I'm happy now, though. I love building every day."

There are a couple more things that you might like to know about Carter Oosterhouse. Folks, if you think the 6'3" Oosterhouse is a hottie in a T-shirt, shorts and a toolbelt, I have to tell you he's utterly swoon-worthy in a well-cut suit. As for proposals, it seems that during Oosterhouse's day in Toronto, he received just one, at least before 5 p.m. "Anywhere, anytime," he answered with a broad smile when I asked where he'd like our ceremony to take place.

I wonder if the Sutton Place's Queen Victoria Ballroom is available next spring? And I must find a dress...

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