In This Issue

  • November 2004 Issue No. 83

    • 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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  • Saving a Frank Lloyd Wright House

    Features
    Putting Things Wright
    When your boyhood home was designed by America's most famous architect, its restoration justifies four years of careful work
    Walls With Character
    Three easy painting techniques to make a room look special
    Private Domains
    Two luxurious master suites that let you get away from it all, right at home
    Old Lights, New Glow
    What it takes to bring an antique light fixture back to life
    Building Blocks
    The Carlisle TV project gets a jump start on framing, thanks to floor, wall, and foundation panels
    Looking Back
    A family album of memorable off-camera moments
    Departments
    House Calls
    Updating a farmhouse kitchen
    Find!
    Art Deco-inspired plastic radios, plus Q&A
    What's New In...
    Carpet. It's gone high-style and high tech
    New Products
    Incorporating nontraditional designs and materials, bathroom sinks have never looked better
    Talking Shop
    Choosing and using files and rasps
    From the Ground Up
    Insulation to maximize comfort and minimize energy bills
    Upkeep
    How to transform your kitchen cabinets with a paintbrush
    Homeowner's Handbook
    Hanging a chandelier
    Workshop
    Norm's Notebook
    Dustproofing a room; no match plug; double-checking a level; etc