Small-Space Solutions

24 Space saving appliances and furniture ideas

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Workshop

 

Workshop

Ask This Old House

Blueberry bush care, fixing countertop gaps, and more Q & A

Skill Building

Painting double-hungs like a pro; how to patch a concrete floor

Norm's Notebook

The TOH master carpenter on how to get the most out of your Speed square

Directory

Find the products and services featured in this issue

Ask This Old House

Blueberry bush care, fixing countertop gaps, and more Q & A

Skill Building

Painting double-hungs like a pro; how to patch a concrete floor

Norm's Notebook

The TOH master carpenter on how to get the most out of your Speed square

Directory

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Features

 

Features

Living Large in a Small Space

Downsizing doesn't have to mean sacrificing the comforts you've grown to love

Not Everything Is Bigger in Texas

From a windswept salvage yard, Brad Kittel sells tiny houses bursting with charm in a range of classic styles. Have a peek

The $500 Makeover

Rejuvenate your home's exterior with one trip to the ATM[EMDASH]we show you how

24 furniture, fixture, and appliance solutions for your small-space problems

Renovation for a Lifetime

A young family updates their 1897 Shingle house for years to come, with help from [ITALIC "TOH"] TV

Family Project

Watch a video of building this toy chest[MDASH]along with other family projects

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Departments

 

Departments

Kitchen Design

Adding archways gracefully opens up a cozy kitchen

Luxuries

Not your grandmother's wallpaper

Salvage

Vintage chimney pots

On the Job

One homeowner fights[EMDASH]and wins[EMDASH]the war against vermin, with help from a pro

Elements of a Style

Revisiting the Federal era's proud design heritage, and renewing it for today

Home Tech

Jazz up your bath with TV, movies, and the latest in splash-proof entertainment

Landscaping

Rain gardens, swales, and other good-looking drainage solutions

Toolbox

Measuring tools for any angle

Step-by-Step

Epoxy-coating a garage floor

Save This Old House

A Gothic beauty in New England, for free

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Shortcuts

 

Shortcuts

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Blades of Glory (p. 20)

9 Steps to a Lush Lawn

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Bath Design (p. 24)

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Hot Spots(p. 27)

Fire Pit Accessories

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Screen Time (p. 32)

Installing a Picket Fence

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Depression Modern: Today (p. 38)

Updated Vintage

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Retro Redo [XLINK {266313} {more}]

Modern Bath, Vintage Looks [XLINK {20046777} {more}]

Not Everything is Bigger in Texas (p. 82)

Tiny Texas Houses

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The $500 Makeover (p. 88)

Repairing Rot Damage

Try replacing the decayed area with a wood patch, or dutchman [XLINK {20171567} {more}]

Let No Space Go To Waste (p. 94)

10 Great Space Savers

The latest in small-scale appliances for the kitchen, fixtures for the bath, and furniture for the rest of your house [XLINK {20170000} {more}]

Renovation for a Lifetime (p. 98)

Coming Soon: Newton After

More images of the finished Newton house [XLINK {1626076} {more}]

New Orleans Rebuilds

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Building a Fort (insert p. 104)

Family Projects

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Ask This Old House (p. 116)

Laminating a Countertop

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