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Workshop

 

Workshop

Ask This Old House

Can I fix wrought-iron rails? How best to paint shelves? Putty or silicone? You answer, and our experts weigh in

Norm's Notebook

Spray guns, table saws, and brad nailers: readers' tips, and advice from the [ITALIC "TOH"] master carpenter

Directory

Find the products and services featured in this issue

Ask This Old House

Can I fix wrought-iron rails? How best to paint shelves? Putty or silicone? You answer, and our experts weigh in

Norm's Notebook

Spray guns, table saws, and brad nailers: readers' tips, and advice from the [ITALIC "TOH"] master carpenter

Directory

Find the products and services featured in this issue

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Features

 

Features

Our Reader Remodel Contest Winners

The house had to be sawed in half, but Sharon and Jim Wade put it back together, and then some. Your choice for best whole-house makeover

One-Room Wonders

Your votes for best bedroom, basement, bathroom, and more

Home Numbers

Data from our highly unscientific reader survey of your home-related likes, dislikes, wishes, and dreams

On the Couch With This Old House

Your worst contractor nightmares, analyzed by our renovation shrinks

This Old House Saved!

By popular request: Save This Old House progress reports

Family Project

Take a spin in our hot-rod sandbox

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Departments

 

Departments

Kitchen Design

Two smart shoppers show off their high-quality, low-cost redo

Luxuries

Got a collection gathering dust? Seven stylish options for displaying your stuff

Landscaping

How one reader created a lush garden—and found a new career

Around My House

And you thought your remodel went badly...

Salvage

Make your own vintage-tile table, with help from our Salvage Challenge winner

Paperwork

Our readers' best penny-pinching tricks

Elements of a Style

Telling details of the Craftsman style—and new ways to get it

Toolbox

Creating a backyard pond

Step-by-Step

Creating a backyard pond

Save This Old House

A sturdy, 1866 Italianate—yours for $1

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Shortcuts

 

Shortcuts

How-To Videos (p. 12)

Thisoldhouse.com Web Highlights

Create a Planter Using Ceiling Tiles [XLINK {20183944,00} {more}]

Build a Toy Chest [XLINK {20175884} {more}]

See all 250+ How-to Videos [XLINK {http://search.thisoldhouse.com/browse.html?&type=et:video;} {more}]

Your Videos

Take us on a tour of your remodel. [XLINK {https://youroldhouse.thisoldhouse.com/videos/index.jsp} {more}]

Mail (p. 17)

Your Story Ideas

Many of your ideas made it in the June issue, but for those that didn't, here are a few past articles that may answer your queries

Fencing Lessons [XLINK {219983} {more}]

The Cleaner Cleanup [XLINK {1549488} {more}]

Fall Inspection Checklist [XLINK {1232215} {more}]

If These Walls Could Talk [XLINK {1560818} {more}]

How to Design Small Baths So They Feel Roomier [XLINK {337003} {more}]

Filling Gaps In a Wide-Plank Wood Floor [XLINK {1631562} {more}]

Look What You Found! (p. 19)

Weird Things Found While Renovating

The full list of all the wacky and wonderful things you've discovered [XLINK {http://www.thisoldhouse.com/your-discoveries} {more}]

Best Places to Buy Bloomers (p. 20)

Gardening Updates

Subscribe to our biweekly gardening newsletter [XLINK {http://www.thisoldhouse.com/newsletters} {more}]

Brush With Greatness (p. 22)

Reader Profile

Free stencils! Download templates for a few of Bopp's favorites [XLINK {20200210} {more}]

Going Into Rehab (p. 24)

Good Deeds

Find a list of volunteer home-repair organizations, plus tips on starting your own [XLINK {20196380} {more}]

Their Savings (p. 32)

Kitchen Design

See the remodels voted as your favorites[EMDASH]or show us yours [XLINK {20200392} {more}]

Install a tile backsplash [XLINK {472318} {more}]

Ice Bats! Beer Steins! Salt-Glazed Pottery! (p. 35)

Your Luxuries

Show off your collections [XLINK {http://www.thisoldhouse.com/your-collections} {more}]

Built-in storage [XLINK {20155914} {more}]

I Want to Create a Relaxing Retreat (p. 41)

Landscaping

See great garden makeovers[EMDASH]or show us your own [XLINK {20200391} {more}]

The Day I Set the Porch on Fire (p. 47)

Around Your House

Is your remodel beating you up? Tell us about it [XLINK {http://www.thisoldhouse.com/your-story} {more}]

Her Tile Work Rocks (p. 59)

Your Salvage

See a video of this step-by-step [XLINK {20200387} {more}]

Show us your salvage project [XLINK {https://youroldhouse.thisoldhouse.com/salvage/} {more}]

I Want to Be in the Cheapskate Hall of Fame (p. 57)

Your Paperwork

Share your penny-pinching tips [XLINK {http://www.thisoldhouse.com/cheapskate} {more}]

21 Ways to Save On Your Remodel [XLINK {1186851} {more}]

11 Ways to Save While You Splurge [XLINK {20171621} {more}]

What Is a Craftsman House? (p. 61)

Your Elements of a Style

Learn more about American architecture [XLINK {1228909} {more}]

We Wanted to Listen to the Water (p. 73)

Your Step-by-Step

What have you built? [XLINK {20200391} {more}]

Reader Remodel Contest Winners (p. 80)

Meet the Wade Family

See the other remodels you thought were winners [XLINK {20200378} {more}]

One-Room Wonders (p. 88)

More Reader Remodel Contest Winners

See more of your favorite bedroom remodels [XLINK {20200383} {more}]

See more winning bathroom remodels [XLINK {20200380} {more}]

See the other family rooms you liked best [XLINK {20200388} {more}]

See which other outdoor spaces caught your eye [XLINK {20200391} {more}]

On the Couch With This Old House (p. 94)

The doctors are in...

Cringe-Worthy! [XLINK {http://www.thisoldhouse.com/homeowner-contractor} {more}]

This Old House Saved (p. 99)

Update

What Became of That 'Save This Old House': 2007-2008 [XLINK {20200372} {more}]

What Became of That 'Save This Old House': 2006 [XLINK {20201635} {more}]

Family Project: Building a Sandbox (p. 107 insert)

Fun Ideas for Kids and Adults

Watch a pro build it [XLINK {20200617} {more}]

Get step-by-step instructions [XLINK {20168465} {more}]

Ask This Old House (p. 117)

Plastering

Get pro repair advice e-mailed to your inbox every week [XLINK {http://www.thisoldhouse.com/repairs} {more}]

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