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Nature is transformed into a handsome, useful structure
Refiguring the roof made a dowdy house twice as nice.By John Marchese
How to repair a damaged concrete path and steps.By Nancy Lackman
Versatility makes a desk work for both kids and parents.By Ryan Robbins
Hand-held computers and software simplify life on the job site.By James Ryan
A blow-by-blow account of these nimble nailers.By Clayton DeKorne
Finding tax breaks in your home.By Kerry Hannon and Amy R. Hughes
Building an English-style wood-paneled home library.By Max Alexander
Tom Silva's step-by-step instructions for one of his favorite jobs — installing window casings.By Scott Gibson
At the show's Manchester project, the L-shaped master bedroom and bath grow by 50 percent.By Jefferson Kolle
Building a new old house by updating and adding on to a reconstructed 1790 Cape.By Jonathan Binzen
Hidden fixtures subtly and charmingly illuminate this Atlanta house and landscape.By Jordan Reed
A recording artist/builder constructs a work-and-play timber-frame barn in Vermont.By Joe Carter
Whether used for chopping or paring, this tool has changed little in 10,000 years.By Ryan Robbins
Heating the stairwell at the Manchester project house.
A couple create their ideal kitchen in two stages.
Unsticking windows, reusing molding, and removing cork flooring.
Even our master carpenter's house isn't quite finished.