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Workshop

 

Workshop

Paint Ideas

Make stamps for a beautiful handprinted pattern on your walls

Landscaping

Pro pruning tips to get small ornamental trees in flourishing form

Salvage Style

Turn a vintage medicine cabinet into a message center

Weekend Remodel

Spice up your kitchen backsplash with sheets of glass mosaic tile

Q + A

Reset a spirit level; keep downspouts ice-free; repair gaps in crown molding joints; enclose a forced air furnace; and more

Step-by-Step

Replace a thermostat

Norm's Tricks of the Trade

Repair mangled muntins

Paint Ideas

Make stamps for a beautiful handprinted pattern on your walls

Landscaping

Pro pruning tips to get small ornamental trees in flourishing form

Salvage Style

Turn a vintage medicine cabinet into a message center

Weekend Remodel

Spice up your kitchen backsplash with sheets of glass mosaic tile

Q + A

Reset a spirit level; keep downspouts ice-free; repair gaps in crown molding joints; enclose a forced air furnace; and more

Step-by-Step

Replace a thermostat

Norm's Tricks of the Trade

Repair mangled muntins

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Features

 

Features

Before + After: Attic

A new dormer helps turn unfinished space into a comfy home office and master suite

Detail Oriented

A weekend woodworker polishes his 1834 Greek Revival gem with details

Basement Bonus Rooms

How one family put every inch of their basement to use, PLUS 5 other upgrade ideas

$967 Kitchen Revamp

A dreary kitchen gets a sleek makeover

Stylish Kitchen Upgrades, Right Out of the Box

6 money-saving DIY kits that deliver custom-look carpentry

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Departments

 

Departments

Letter from This Old House

Cheers to you! How YOU can be featured in the 2010 Reader-Created issue

Checklist

Easy ways to improve your home right now

Home News

Just-right-sized houses; fiberglass window sales take flight; and more

Home Solutions

Clever wine storage; vent-free gas fireplaces; electric-powered snow-melters; and more

Save This Old House

A beautiful 1870 Italianate in Kansas City

Photoshop Redo

Entry upgrades and cottage-style touches breathe new life into dull digs

Shopping

12 colorful countertop classics

Get This Look

Create a harmonious, global look in your living room

All About

Entry sets

TOH TV

All The Right Rooms: A Dutch Colonial gains space with a fine-tuned floorplan and two-story addition

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Shortcuts

 

Shortcuts

Web Highlights (p. 8)

4 ways to create a cozy family space


Build a mantel and other woodworking projects
Find perfect paint colors to warm up your walls
Discover the right insert for your fireplace
Check out the comfiest chair designs


Letter from This Old House (p. 7)

3 ways to send us content and ideas for the 2010 Reader-Created issue


• Go to thisoldhouse.com/yourtoh
• Email the Editor at [email protected]
• Log on to the TOH message boards


Readermail (p. 9)

What you have to say about previous issues


• November's Reader Remodel feature
• Reader Project of the Month: Build a Feeding Station for Your Dog


Checklist (p. 10)

Easy ways to improve your home right now


• More Mudroom Tips
• Email us your checklist at [email protected] and you could be featured


Home News (p. 12)

The latest in home improvement news


• See blueprints for 8 not-so-big houses at houseplans.com
How to Test for and Get Rid of Radon


10 Uses: Packing Peanuts (p. 17)

Creative reuse ideas for stuff you already have


Share your ideas at the TOH message boards


Before + After: Attic (p. 23)

A suite retreat


Share your remodels at thisoldhouse.com/yourTOH


Budget Redo (p. 25)

$967 Kitchen Revamp


Share your remodels at thisoldhouse.com/yourTOH


Shopping (p. 29)

Countertop classics


Share your must-haves at the TOH message boards


Paint Ideas (p. 30)

Stamp on a lively wall pattern


Show us your colorful redo at thisoldhouse.com/yourTOH


Landscaping (p. 36)

Prune a tree


Share your backyard redo at thisoldhouse.com/yourTOH


Photoshop Redo (p. 39)

Virtual makeovers


• Send your snapshots to [email protected] and you could be featured


Salvage Style (p. 42)

Medicine cabinet message center


Share your reuse ideas at thisoldhouse.com/yourTOH


Weekend Remodel (p. 49)

Glass mosaic backsplash


Share your weekend project at thisoldhouse.com/yourTOH


Feature: Detail Oriented (p. 54)

A woodworker's historic 1830 house


Share your whole-house remodel at thisoldhouse.com/yourTOH for a chance to win cash and a spread in the 2010 Reader-Created issue


5 Problem-Solving Redos (p. 65)

From basement to bonus room


Enter our Reader Remodel Contest at thisoldhouse.com/yourTOH for a chance to win cash and a spread in the 2010 Reader-Created issue


Stylish Kitchen Upgrades, Right Out of the Box (p. 70)

Money-saving DIY kits


• Email your DIY kit before-and-afters to the Editor at [email protected] and you could be featured in the 2010 Reader-Created issue


TOH TV (p. 77)

All the Right Rooms


Share your whole-house remodel at at thisoldhouse.com/yourTOH
• See more photos from the Newton Centre renovation
• Read the Newton Centre blog


All About (p. 87)

Entry sets


Tell us what you want to know all about at the TOH message boards


Ask This Old House (p. 95)

Q&A


Submit your questions for the TOH crew


Save This Old House (p. 106)

1870 Kansas Italianate


• Email your STOH property leads to [email protected] and it could be featured


Tell us Your Story!
Here is your chance to featured in the pages of this old House Magazine -- and earn $250

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