In This Issue

  • January/
    February
    2006 Issue No. 95

    • New!
    • Tell Us Your Story
      Here's your chance to be featured in the pages of THis Old House magazine — and earn $250
    • Editor Spotlight
      Scott Omelianuk
      Scott Omelianuk, Editor of This Old House magazine, began his long relationship with home improvement at age 15, when he started working after school as a carpenter's gopher. After years of jobsite toil and practical jokes—including being s

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  • Small Space Solutions

    Features
    Now What Do I Do?
    Our indispensable crash course in basic skills and solutions every homeowner should know
    A Chip Off the Old Block
    How one couple made sure their teardown/rebuild created a home that fits in with its traditional neighborhood
    What's Holding Up Your House?
    The TOH TV project offers lessons in how today's mix of traditional and modern materials frame a house
    Bars, Straight Up
    The best design ideas and planning advice for built-in wet bars
    A Doghouse Like Her House
    Our doghouse contest inspired a lot of folks to go all-out for their canine buddies. See the winners — plus some of our favorite honorable mentions
    Departments
    Kitchen Design
    A smart kitchen in a small footprint
    Luxuries
    Medicine cabinets
    Salvage
    Vintage iron radiators offer reliable warmth and old-fashioned style
    Home Tech
    Get whole-house lighting control without rewiring
    Toolbox
    A coping saw is the secret to perfect trim
    How It Works
    Learn how to read your gas meter
    Homeowner's Handbook
    Installing glass fireplace doors
    Save This Old House
    A stately 1870s brick house in a peaceful Iowa town
    Workshop
    Ask This Old House
    Is it time to upgrade the furnace?; attic ventilators in winter; and more Q&A
    Skill Building
    Troubleshooting old radiators; installing a recessed medicine cabinet
    Norm's Notebook
    Lessons in coping-saw technique from the TOH master carpenter
    Resource Directory
    Find the products and services featured in this issue