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  • September 2008 Issue No. 121

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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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  • Kitchen & Bath Issue

    Features
    Kitchen Design
    The redone room has the same footprint but loads more storage and pizzazz
    Bath Design
    An 1853 rowhouse gets a vintage-look bath
    Kitchen & Bath Report
    Great new products from K/BIS 2008
    Salvage
    A vintage kitchen sink gets a makeover and becomes an outdoor-party centerpiece
    Step-by-Step
    Installing a butcher-block countertop
    Get the Look, Pick the Price
    How to create a classic kitchen, whatever your budget
    Bath Storage
    These 11 vanities corral clutter—plus more tips on restoring order to the bath
    “Of Course, We Think We Can Do Everything Ourselves”
    After seven years of trial and error, a 1909 Craftsman radiates Southern charm
    The $500 Delivery Charge
    And other true stories of our editors’ home-improvement missteps
    Departments
    House 911
    The trees near the house were on their last legs. How would they come down?
    Paperwork
    Home warranties demystified
    Toolbox
    All painter’s tape is not created equal. We show you what to use, and where
    Family Project
    In two hours, you and the kids can assemble a nifty backyard soccer goal. Bonus: the best moves on the field
    Save This Old House
    Once a hideout for a Civil War–era governor, this landmarked home needs your help. Buy it for a buck
    Workshop
    Ask This Old House
    Replacing bench boards; how to get rid of mushrooms; and more Q & A
    Norm's Notebook
    The TOH master carpenter’s hose tips
    Directory
    Find the products and services featured in this issue