Fireplace Face-Lift

Upgrade your fireplace from ho—hum to show—stopper


Ask This Old House

The value of storms; no-sweat toilets; problem-solving exhaust fans

Norm's Notebook

Reversible clamping; no-measure miters; plane facts; etc.


TV Project: Pop the Top

How to turn a cramped barn loft into a comfy bedroom.Max Alexander

Fireplace Face-Lift

Change a few basic features for a fresh, new look.Josh Garskof

Invasion of the Giant TVs

How to set up a home theater and live to tell about it.David Seiter

Return of a Southern Beauty

Uncovering the original details in an Arts and Crafts bungalow.Laura Fisher Kaiser

Best in Home Tech

20 of the year's coolest tools, gizmos, and gadgets.Thomas J. Baker and Scott H. Schilling


On the Job

Universal design; Tom Silva's deadman; holiday gift guide; etc.

House Calls

A mix of materials in sea and sand tones creates a tranquil master bath


Easy chairs

How to remove stains and repair scratches in stone surfaces

Talking Shop

A workbench is an essential fixture for any workshop


Leslie and Leigh Keno on furniture, furnishings, style, and design

Homeowner's Handbook

Installing wall-mounted shelves

Letter From TOH

European products are models of efficiency, says Richard Trethewey

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