Help Wanted | We're looking for the next generation of skilled craftsmen


generation next

TOH unveils a new initiative to help fill the skills gap. Plus: Meet eight up-and-coming craftsmen

surprise inside

The stolid facade of a 1950s Colonial Revival betrays no hint of the bright color and bold design choices within

neat trick

Borrowing some square footage from an adjacent den helps new parents create a spacious, kid-friendly kitchen

staking her claim

A writer rehabilitates a derelict mountain cabin, crafting a cozy cottage for one with just 216 square feet of living space

the transformers

Meet a family of serial renovators who are on house number eight—and counting


home solutions 

Upgrade to a smart smoke detector; increase your dishwasher’s efficiency; clear snow safely; set up an orderly space for baking ; and more

budget redo

An intrepid homeowner creates a DIY Dutch door

before + after: bath

A cramped en suite bath becomes a sophisticated oasis serving the whole household 

first person

Letting go of a home filled with memories 


Keep winter gear in order with hat and coat hooks from Colonial to contemporary 

photoshop redo 

A nondescript 1890s home gets reimagined as a modern farmhouse


Tom Silva helps a woodworking enthusiast carve out a garage workshop 

fix it 

Streamline drywall repair with tape that combines the benefits of paper and fiberglass mesh

ask this old house 

Make an extension cord; wire a kitchen island; cut through metal and plaster; keep 
your lawn safe from road salt; and more 

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