Building it Right
In uncertain times, our homes offer safe havens; improving them is an investment in the future
Soaking tubs refresh both body and spirit. By Judy Ostrow
Safely removing a tree that can't be saved.By Nancy Lackman
Teen builders learn while restoring a B & B.By Kristin Baird Rattini
Easily worked yet durable, soapstone also looks great.By Jeanne Huber
Disaster insurance safeguards against Mother Nature.By Christina Wood
Sanding tools to shave stubbly wood.By Clayton DeKorne
A sleeping alcove adds a nautical not to a finished cellar.By Dan DiClerico
Painting and decorating contractor John Dee's step-by-step method for a well-clad wall. By Scott Gibson
Tom Silva establishes a solid support system for the TV show's Manchester project. By Jefferson Kolle
A Massachusetts family buys the 1900 Colonial Revival house next door and restores its historical character.By Dan DiClerico
Installing windows, roofing, siding, and brickwork at This Old House's Timeless Home project.By Travis Neighbor Ward
This Old House executive producer Russ Morash oversees a driveway makeover at the setting of The Victory Garden. By Louise Jarvis
From wide-plank white pine to African padauk, our primer on underfoot options. By Scott Gibson
Our editor reflects on the World Trade Center tragedy.
A special forklift gives Tom Silva and crew quite a boost.
Expanding a kitchen for a two-cook family.
Strengthening walls, cleaning ceramic tile, and saving rusty lintels.