Collecting rainwater is a no-brainer for gardening. It’s the ugly black barrels we could do without. So here’s a plan you can use to build your own rain barrel, one that’s both eco-friendly and aesthetically pleasing. It’s a simple project, thanks to an off-the-shelf diverter kit that connects to a downspout.
Use clear cedar boards to assemble a comfortable and productive focal point for your yard.
Make a handsome cedar ice chest cooler to update a backyard essential.
We asked TOH fans about picnic tables, and they asked us for an update to the park-variety A-frame. Here's our answer.
Use treated lumber and a pond liner to create a soothing water feature in your backyard
The This Old House TV team creates a railing of flatsawn balusters that packs a big visual punch
In an act of upside-down residential archaeology, the This Old House TV crew reveals—and rebuilds—historical plaster details entombed above a false ceiling
To survive the next big storm, more and more houses will need a lift. It's a smart move seen around the country—and on the Spring 2013 season of This Old House TV
Apply basic carpentry techniques to primed boards and molding to add a formal, elegant touch to any room