Nature is transformed into a handsome, useful structure
Refiguring the roof made a dowdy house twice as nice.By John Marchese
Where the Sidewalk Mends
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
Digital Helping Hand
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
Filing for Dollars
Finding tax breaks in your home.By Kerry Hannon and Amy R. Hughes
Building an English-style wood-paneled home library.By Max Alexander
Trimming Out a Window
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
Some Assembly Required
Building a new old house by updating and adding on to a reconstructed 1790 Cape.By Jonathan Binzen
The Night the Lights Went On in Georgia
Hidden fixtures subtly and charmingly illuminate this Atlanta house and landscape.By Jordan Reed
Out of the Woods: The Tale of a Timber Frame
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
On the Job
Heating the stairwell at the Manchester project house.
House Calls With Steve
A couple create their ideal kitchen in two stages.
Ask the Expert
Unsticking windows, reusing molding, and removing cork flooring.
Letter From This Old House
Even our master carpenter's house isn't quite finished.