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  • March 2008 Issue No. 116

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    • 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
    Living Large in a Small Space
    Downsizing doesn’t have to mean sacrificing the comforts you’ve grown to love
    Not Everything Is Bigger in Texas
    From a windswept salvage yard, Brad Kittel sells tiny houses bursting with charm in a range of classic styles. Have a peek
    The $500 Makeover
    Rejuvenate your home’s exterior with one trip to the ATM—we show you how
    24 furniture, fixture, and appliance solutions for your small-space problems
    Renovation for a Lifetime
    A young family updates their 1897 Shingle house for years to come, with help from TOH TV
    Family Project
    Watch a video of building this toy chest—along with other family projects
    Departments
    Kitchen Design
    Adding archways gracefully opens up a cozy kitchen
    Luxuries
    Not your grandmother’s wallpaper
    Salvage
    Vintage chimney pots
    On the Job
    One homeowner fights—and wins—the war against vermin, with help from a pro
    Elements of a Style
    Revisiting the Federal era’s proud design heritage, and renewing it for today
    Home Tech
    Jazz up your bath with TV, movies, and the latest in splash-proof entertainment
    Landscaping
    Rain gardens, swales, and other good-looking drainage solutions
    Toolbox
    Measuring tools for any angle
    Step-by-Step
    Epoxy-coating a garage floor
    Save This Old House
    A Gothic beauty in New England, for free
    Workshop
    Ask This Old House
    Blueberry bush care, fixing countertop gaps, and more Q & A
    Skill Building
    Painting double-hungs like a pro; how to patch a concrete floor
    Norm's Notebook
    The TOH master carpenter on how to get the most out of your Speed square
    Directory
    Find the products and services featured in this issue