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Workshop

 

Workshop

Salvage Style

Give orphaned cast-iron bathtub feet a new home as bookends—or umbrella stand supports

Paint Ideas

Add a pop of color with wainscoting of a different stripe

Whaddaya Call It

Brush up on your lawn mower lexicon

Weekend Remodel

Build this trellis and get more than just a sturdy place for climbing plants

Q + A

Health care for stunted trees; cisterns at a glance; hang a plasma TV; and more

Norm's Tricks of the Trade

Nailing crown molding when no joist is near; making tight miter joints for window casings

Reader Tool Test

Random-orbit sanders

Checklist

Easy ways to improve your home right now

Home News

Hi-tech toilet; concrete log homes; easy-change paint tray; cool savings; how to tell if the time is right to refinance

Salvage Style

Give orphaned cast-iron bathtub feet a new home as bookends—or umbrella stand supports

Paint Ideas

Add a pop of color with wainscoting of a different stripe

Whaddaya Call It

Brush up on your lawn mower lexicon

Weekend Remodel

Build this trellis and get more than just a sturdy place for climbing plants

Q + A

Health care for stunted trees; cisterns at a glance; hang a plasma TV; and more

Norm's Tricks of the Trade

Nailing crown molding when no joist is near; making tight miter joints for window casings

Reader Tool Test

Random-orbit sanders

Checklist

Easy ways to improve your home right now

Home News

Hi-tech toilet; concrete log homes; easy-change paint tray; cool savings; how to tell if the time is right to refinance

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Features

 

Features

Boost Your Curb Appeal

Spruce up your home's exterior with these best-bang-for-the-buck makeovers idea file

Before + After: Kitchen

The right mix of light-reflecting materials and cabinets trans-form a dated cooking space

Before + After: Garage

Cars get the boot in favor of a comfy media room for the whole family

Focus on Foliage

Leaves can add dazzle to your yard and lessen your workload

Anatomy of a Modern Vintage Kitchen

Two pros' tricks for designing an open, versatile space that has loads of old-fashioned charm

Reader Remodel

How one homeowner turned her half-acre floodplain into a flowering paradise with a pool money-savers

Hidden Ways to Save

Hit the home store armed with top secrets from contractors and die-hard DIYers [ITALIC "TOH"] TV

Question of the Month

Find out how the pros replicate plaster crown molding upgrades

Shopping

Bin pulls in three basic shapes

Build It or Buy It

Garden bench

Price Wise

Health-conscious cabinets

Get This Look

Dressed-up laundry room

All About

Patio pavers

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Departments

 

Departments

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Shortcuts

 

Shortcuts

Bonus (p. 6)

Money Savers

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Letter (p. 11)

Reader Remodel Site

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Submit Your Tips

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Checklist (p. 12)

Reseed Your Lawn

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When to plant grass seed for your region [XLINK {486816} {more}]

Save on Upkeep

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Reader Mail (p. 14)

A Family Affair

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Fighting for a Gritty Garage

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Home News (p. 16)

Tool News

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Home Solutions (p. 19)

Pet-Bed Cubby

Make furry friends feel at home [XLINK {1207059} {more}]

Easy Furniture Repairs

How to give it a shellacking [XLINK {20073232} {more}]

Prune Like a Pro

How to prune and train roses [XLINK {20052326} {more}]

Send Us Your Tips

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Before + After: Kitchen (p. 25)

Old Space, Whole New Look

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Before + After: Garage (p. 28)

From Garage to Comfy Rec Room

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Landscaping (p. 35)

Focus on Foliage

Got an amazing landscape? Send us before-and-after photos [XLINK {http://www.thisoldhouse.com/yourtoh} {more}]

Build It or Buy It (p. 38)

Garden Bench

Find ways to incorporate your bench into good garden design [XLINK {1562461} {more}]

Pricewise (p. 40)

White Subway Tile

Learn how to repair, replace, and install it yourself [XLINK {http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/tile} {more}]

Salvage Style (p. 43)

Cast-Iron Bathtub Feet

Check out other ways to creatively reuse old house parts [XLINK {http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/salvage} {more}]

Whaddaya Call It? (p. 55)

Lawn Mower Lexicon

Learn about yearly mower maintenance [XLINK {20222923} {more}]

Weekend Remodel (p. 57)

Build a Trellis

Big ideas for a small yard [XLINK {20220123} {more}]

Coming up roses [XLINK {20183656} {more}]

How to build a wire trellis [XLINK {20220397} {more}]

Boost Your Curb Appeal (p. 62)

6 Exterior Makeovers With Loads of Inspiring & Money-Saving Ideas

Check out five other knock-out exteriors [XLINK {1607633} {more}]

More Ideas

Found a money-saving way to boost your home's curb appeal? Tell us about it, and check out other reader's exterior makeovers [XLINK {http://www.thisoldhouse.com/yourTOH} {more}]

Anatomy of a Modern Vintage Kitchen (p. 70)

Reclaimed Wood

Get tips on working with reclaimed wood [XLINK {1606344} {more}]

Reader Remodel (p. 76)

My New Yard Was a Half-Acre Floodplain

See how other readers have transformed their outdoor spaces [XLINK {http://www.thisoldhouse.com/yourTOH} {more}]

This Old House Uncovers: Hidden Ways to Save (p. 82)

Find Materials

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How Do You Save?

Got a secret for saving cash at home stores? Share it. [XLINK {http://www.thisoldhouse.com/yourtoh} {more}]

All About (p. 84)

Concrete Pavers

See how Roger Cook lays a paver pathway [XLINK {20057405} {more}]

Ask This Old House (p. 91)

Plaster

Watch Tom Silva use the latest tricks in plaster repair [XLINK {20210037} {more}]

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