This Old House Archives

May 2004

Cutting Glass

Tom Silva's step-by-step instructions for making clean, safe cuts in a replacement pane

Flowering Bulbs

Highly varied, low-maintenance bloomers you can plant in the fall and enjoy every spring

June 2004

There's no limit to the kinds of imaginative design tweaks that make a deck anything but ordinary

The Family Plan

A couple in Bermuda turns a classic Georgian house into a comfortable home for four

Ungluing PVC

How to undo a bond between mated pieces of pipe

What Makes It Wiggle?

That little hook at the end of your tape measure is intentionally loose — here's why.