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Workshop

 

Workshop

Animal House

Readers share TOH-inspired pet projects; a high-class doghouse needs a new home

Salvage Style

Learn how to frame your photos in an old window with a reader-inspired step-by-step

Build With Tom Silva

The TOH TV general contractor helps a reader make a tool storage bench

Weekend Remodel

A how-to for building a wraparound tree bench is just what one reader ordered

Ask TOH: Q + A

Protect your yard from dig-happy dogs; fix stripped screw holes; and more

Ask TOH: Step-by-Step

Plant an evergreen privacy hedge

Ask TOH: Tool Test

Table saws

Animal House

Readers share TOH-inspired pet projects; a high-class doghouse needs a new home

Salvage Style

Learn how to frame your photos in an old window with a reader-inspired step-by-step

Build With Tom Silva

The TOH TV general contractor helps a reader make a tool storage bench

Weekend Remodel

A how-to for building a wraparound tree bench is just what one reader ordered

Ask TOH: Q + A

Protect your yard from dig-happy dogs; fix stripped screw holes; and more

Ask TOH: Step-by-Step

Plant an evergreen privacy hedge

Ask TOH: Tool Test

Table saws

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Features

 

Features

Meet the [DOLLAR]5,000 Winners

Original blueprints in hand, a couple meticulously restored their 1940 Cape's charm

One-Room Wonders

Whether it was a kitchen or a shed, the redos of these five [DOLLAR]1,000 winners hit the mark

Moxie Awards

Seven reader projects that'll fire up your DIY derring-do

Budget Redo

A woodworking dad made laundry space into a kid-friendly mudroom

Cheapskate Hall of Fame

Eight readers whose savvy solutions saved them a bundle

28 Reader Tips That Save Time and Money

Put these ingenious ideas to work at your place

Before + After: Kitchen

A clever couple's small, gloomy kitchen became a roomy, low-care cookery

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Departments

 

Departments

Letter from This Old House

Feeling a bit sluggish?

Readermail

Your feedback, questions, and comments

Home News

A 2010 Best Old-House Neighborhood

Home Solutions

Creative new uses for a door, table, shutter, and wheelbarrow; make perfect copies of prized plaster pieces; 10 uses for empty yogurt containers; and more

Landscaping

A homeowner transformed a dip in his weedy yard into the pond paradise he always wanted

Paint Ideas

A new mom turned nursery walls into a colorful world where elephants ask the questions

Letter to my house

In restoring his 1714 Colonial, a contemplative reader found an unexpected source of wisdom

Get This Look

Give an outdoor room an exotic atmosphere

Price Wise

Gas grills

Photoshop Redo

A bluestone patio and flowery palette turn a reader's bland backyard into a place where parties can blossom

All About

Retaining walls

Save This Old House

A historic schoolhouse in De Soto, Missouri

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Shortcuts

 

Shortcuts

thisoldhouse.com
See all Reader Remodel Contest entries
See whole-house before-and-afters
See readers' kitchen remodels
See readers' bath remodels


Letter from This Old House
Email the Editor


Readermail
Email This Old House


Home News
See all 51 Best Old-House Neighborhoods


Home Solutions
More 10 uses:
Find more plant marker ideas
Visit thisoldhouse.com/tips to share your home tips


Budget Redo
• See 12 more budget redos


Landscaping
See a gallery of Best Reader Yard & Garden Makeovers


Paint Ideas
More pictures of painted pachyderms and favorite elephant jokes
See a gallery of the Best Kid's Bedroom Before & Afters
Look at more readers' paint projects


Cheapskate Hall of Fame
See more money-saving reader tips


Animal House
See an expanded gallery of readers' pet projects


Salvage Style
See other reader salvage projects


Build With Tom Silva
Get the cut list for the tool bench
More tool storage ideas:
Make a bench-top tool rack
Tips for dust-free tool storage
Turn a salvaged cornice into a garden-tool holder
Build a garden tool shed
Buying guide for garden tool sheds


Weekend Remodel: Tree Bench
Watch a step-by-step video of TOH technical editor Mark Powers building the tree bench


Meet the [DOLLAR]5,000 Winners
COMING SOON! Take a video tour
Take a video tour to see more of the winning Reader Remodel
PLUS:
See a gallery of the Best Whole-House Before & Afters


One-Room Wonders: The [DOLLAR]1,000 Winners
Take a video tour of the winning projects:
kitchen redo
bath redo
exterior paint makeover
shed redo
basement redo
PLUS!
See a gallery of the 2010 Best:
Whole-House Before & Afters
Kitchen Before & Afters
Bath Before & Afters
Curb Appeal Before & Afters
Bedroom Before & Afters
Family Room Before & Afters
Yard Before & Afters


Reader Tips That Save Time & Money
See more great DIY tips from readers


All About: Retaining Walls
Watch TOH landscape contractor Roger Cook build retaining walls out of:
timber
concrete blocks


Ask This Old House
Check out a gallery of great evergreens for privacy screens with sizes and zones
See more examples and specs for table saws
Submit your questions


Save This Old House
• Know about a gem worth saving? Tell us about it


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

TV Listings

Find TV Listing for This Old House and Ask This Old House in your area.