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  • March 2007 Issue No. 106

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    • 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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  • Secrets of Smart Remodeling

    Features
    Small Wonder
    From the outside, this 1880s farmhouse kept a modest profile; inside is an updated space with traditional charm
    Molding: A Case for Doors
    How to mix and match moldings to build classic casings and trimwork
    Short-Order Nooks
    Professional tips for cooking up a kitchen office
    Lost and Found
    Old houses hold the archaeology of their previous dwellers
    Little Ways to Save Big
    A tour through TOH TV's finished project house reveals lessons in creative cost-saving
    Departments
    Kitchen Design
    A redo that keeps the footprint but adds useful storage and timeless style
    Luxuries
    Stylish cabinet pulls like these are the easiest way to perk up a tired kitchen
    Basement Design
    Making raw below-ground space into a cozy family room and guest quarters
    House Calls
    Planning ahead with unversal design
    Green House
    Practical lessons in eco-friendly remodeling from TOH TV's new project
    Landscaping
    How to keep your hedges handsome
    Books
    10 tomes every homeowner should have
    Toolbox
    Today's screwdrivers throw new twists into an old tool
    Homeowner's Handbook
    Installing a recessed medicine cabinet
    Save This Old House
    This Indiana Italianate only needs some interior TLC
    Workshop
    Ask This Old House
    Windproof pergola; cabling a splitting tree; and more Q&A
    Skill Building
    Wood countertop care; drilling perfect holes for drawer pulls
    Norm's Notebook
    Screwdriver do's and don'ts from TOH Master carpenter Norm Abram
    Resource Directory
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