You, too, can carve out space in your basement for a lair. Or take inspiration from our crew who converted a barn into the Concord Cottage.

If you're putting in a workshop, you'd better study our guide to essential tools, and if it's a cigar room like Frank Coppola's you're after, learn all about proper attic ventilation.

Looking for an even bigger job? Read about how architect and TOH fan David Strong transformed a decrepit Vermont farmhouse—and drool over his beautiful floor plans.

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