This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner lay sod in his backyard
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Revive an old, plain wooden desk with a charming cottage look
Follow the prep instructions carefully and paint on a specialty coating to preserve weathered boards for years to come
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You did everything from ridding your house of bee colonies, rats, and scorpions to building a log cabin (inside the garage!).