Built-in Bookcases

Got books? Gain display stability and add character to any room with these design ideas and building basics for built-in bookcases

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Workshop

 

Workshop

Ask This Old House

Stopping ice dams; pesky tree roots; replacing garage door panels; etc.

Norm's Notebook

Leverage block; extending electrical boxes; making tight miters; etc.

Ask This Old House

Stopping ice dams; pesky tree roots; replacing garage door panels; etc.

Norm's Notebook

Leverage block; extending electrical boxes; making tight miters; etc.

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Features

 

Features

TV Project House: Dig This

An army of subcontractors brings water, gas, and electricity to the Concord cottage.Max Alexander

The Great Divide

A custom-built cherry partition is one family's answer to kitchen clutter control.Jeanne Huber

Fear of Color

Here are the tools you need to choose colors with confidence.Jill Kirchner Simpson

Built-in Bookcases

Beautiful ways to put books on displayJoe Carter

Traditional With a Twist

A colorful new house borrows distinctive details from the past.Jill Connors

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Departments

 

Departments

On the Job

Tom's new toy; buckets of ideas; safer table saws; etc.

House Calls

A mix of materials gives a kitchen a clean, contemporary look

By Design

The latest in lighting, from fixture styles to technological innovations

Talking Shop

Choosing and using paint rollers and pads

Upkeep

Get ready for winter by plugging air leaks

Find!

Leslie and Leigh Keno on furniture, furnishings, style, and design

Homeowner's Handbook

Installing window shades

Letter From TOH

Senior producer Bruce Irving confesses to being a finishes freak

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.