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How to Build a Spindle Headboard

It only looks tough to build. This easy-to-customize piece will give your bed an instant lift


How to Build a Butcher-Block Island

Combine iron threaded pipe and butcher block to create a kitchen centerpiece.

The Arlington Italianate House: Before

An 1872 house in a historic town will get an updated and expanded floor plan

How to Build an Address Plaque Post

One lucky reader teamed up with This Old House's general contractor on an eye-catching way to hang an address sign

Jersey Shore Rebuilds: Before

Six months after Superstorm Sandy, the TOH TV crew visits the New Jersey Shore for an eight-part special series. Episodes premiere October 3 on PBS


How to Build a Rolling Grill Table

Use cedar boards and lawn-mower wheels to make a portable food cart

The Essex TV House: Elegant and Accessible

At the current This Old House TV project, a modest cottage is reimagined as an in-laws' quarters that will keep its occupants comfortable for years to come


How to Build a Fold-Down Murphy Bar

Use cedar lumber and a doweling jig to create an outdoor piece that can handle its share of liquor


How to Build a Decorative Driveway Marker

Stock lumber and some creative cutting yield a charming new landmark