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How to Build a Miniature Golf Course

Bring the family together by building the green and then playing on it with this DIY miniature golf cart that both kids and adults can enjoy.

Tom Silva and two children walking on stilts.
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How to Build Wooden Stilts

Walk a little taller after assembling these fun playtime accessories.

How to Install a Cork Floor

Looking for an eco-friendly floor that's also easy on the feet? Read this guide to learn why a cork floor might be the right choice.

How to Install a Lamppost

See your way to a safer terrain with this step-by-step guide to installing a lamppost.

American House Styles

Take a stroll through the history of American houses, from the colonial era to the modern age.

How to Build a Bookcase

Make a DIY bookcase to that is strong, fits your space, and makes for a beautiful display in your home.

How to Install Glass Fireplace Doors

Retrofit your wood-burning fireplace with safer glass fireplace doors.

How to Research the History of Your House

Every old house has a story to tell. Find out when your home was built, who lived there, and how they changed it.

12 Upkeep Ideas to Add Curb Appeal

Turn your home into the belle of the block with these dozen exterior fixes—best done while the temperatures are warm

Traditional Holiday Decorating Ideas

The editors at This Old House helped make Blair House, the presidential guest house in Washington, D.C., festive for Christmas. Check out the clever, low-cost ideas they used to create a holiday with a little history