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Workshop

 

Workshop

Animal House

Build a portable ramp to help your pooch stroll up to be; petproof products; and more

Whaddaya Call It?

Use our guide to illuminate your view of a chandelier

Home Center Project

Create an elegant (and useful!) sideboard from stock kitchen cabinet

Q + A

Size up lumber at the home center; thinset or mastic for setting tile; protect your basement's wood cabinets from water damage; and more

Step-by-Step

Bring a worn, scratched wood floor back to life

Norm's Tricks of the Trade

Install crown molding without cracking the original plaster; four-step fix for a gouged wood floor

Reader Tool Test

Cordless circular saws

Checklist

Easy ways to improve your home right now

Home News

Turkey day fire-safety tips; student remodelers; and more

Animal House

Build a portable ramp to help your pooch stroll up to be; petproof products; and more

Whaddaya Call It?

Use our guide to illuminate your view of a chandelier

Home Center Project

Create an elegant (and useful!) sideboard from stock kitchen cabinet

Q + A

Size up lumber at the home center; thinset or mastic for setting tile; protect your basement's wood cabinets from water damage; and more

Step-by-Step

Bring a worn, scratched wood floor back to life

Norm's Tricks of the Trade

Install crown molding without cracking the original plaster; four-step fix for a gouged wood floor

Reader Tool Test

Cordless circular saws

Checklist

Easy ways to improve your home right now

Home News

Turkey day fire-safety tips; student remodelers; and more

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Features

 

Features

Before + After: Kitchen

The right connections and colorful walls help make a dark, cramped space feel bright and roomy

Before + After: Bath

Horizontal bands of trim and other Craftsman touches give a misfit space a character correction

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Departments

 

Departments

Photoshop Redo

A pair of porches liven up a ranch's humdrum exterior

Refresh Your Rooms With Color

Paint ideas that add warmth, play up architectural features, create focal points, and more

Reader Remodel

First-time DIYers turn a down-and-out 1908 cottage into their forever home

3 Ways to Add Style Underfoot

Three painted patterns that will boost a wood floor's beauty

What I've Learned: Tom Silva

[ITALIC "This Old House"]'s general contractor shares wisdom he's accrued over three decades

Get This Look

Colonial-style dining room

Price Wise

Brass hinges

Build It or Buy It

Newel-post coat rack

All About

Interior paint

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Shortcuts

 

Shortcuts

Web Highlights (p. 6)

Thanksgiving

Tips for surviving the holidays with your kitchen[EMDASH]and your sanity[EMDASH]intact [XLINK {20311718} {more}]

Smart kitchen storage for the stuff you use once a year [XLINK {20311038} {more}]

28 amazing dining rooms [XLINK {1560823} {more}]

Try an innovative range [XLINK {20246470} {more}]

Reader Mail (p. 12)

TOH Readers Weigh In

Find out all about [ITALIC "TOH"] TV's process for choosing houses [XLINK {http://www.thisoldhouse.com/tv/faqs} {more}]

Fix now, save (a lot) later [XLINK {20303977} {more}]

Adding carriage-style garage doors [XLINK {20307744} {more}]

Checklist (p. 14)

Easy Ways to Improve Your Home Now

Minimize paint drips [XLINK {466224} {more}]

Screening out paint lumps [XLINK {191677} {more}]

Paintbrush saver [XLINK {211772} {more}]

Send us your checklist ideas [XLINK {http://advice.thisoldhouse.com/showthread.php?t=14098&highlight=november} {more}]

Home Solutions (p. 19)

Warmed-Up Window Seat

Watch [ITALIC "TOH"] general contractor Tom Silva build a radiator cover [XLINK {20053533} {more}]

Home Solutions (p. 20)

Products That Make Painting Easier

Secrets of a perfect paint job [XLINK {1566019} {more}]

Before + After: Kitchen (p. 25)

Bright and Roomy Kitchen

Find more kitchen-island styles and ideas for creating your own [XLINK {1581515} {more}]

Before + After: Bath (p. 29)

Craftsman Character

See how other homeowners solved design issues [XLINK {http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/bathroom-design} {more}]

Animal House (p. 35)

Build a Dog Ramp

You can construct this dog ramp in just one day. Let [ITALIC "TOH"] senior technical editor Mark Powers show you how [XLINK {20311176} {more}]

Build It Or Buy It (p. 40)

Newel-Post Coat Rack

Download a cut list and template [XLINK "http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/static/pdf/cut-list/Coat-Rack-Leg-Template.pdf" "more"]

Make a doorknob coatrack [XLINK {20049565} {more}]

Build a tub-foot umbrella stand [XLINK {20280794} {more}]

Making a mudroom [XLINK {195148} {more}]

TOH TV (p. 44)

What I've Learned: Tom Silva

Share what you've learned from [ITALIC "TOH"] TV over the years [XLINK {http://advice.thisoldhouse.com/showthread.php?p=60972} {more}]

Whaddaya Call It? (p. 47)

Chandelier

Get step-by-step instructions on installing chandeliers [XLINK {767799} {more}]

Home Center Project (p. 51)

Turn Kitchen Cabinets Into a Sideboard

Follow a detailed step-by-step of this project [XLINK {20310641} {more}]

Refresh Your Rooms With Color (p. 56)

Paint Ideas

Find an easy-to-use wheel [XLINK {20161202} {more}]

Find step-by-steps for putting color on your walls [XLINK {20159698} {more}]

Find step-by-steps for putting color on wood cabinets [XLINK {20209705} {more}]

Reader Remodel (p. 64)

"Nothing Could Have Prepared Us for This"

Get step-by-step instructions on how to tile a floor [XLINK {221776} {more}]

How to maintain a steam radiator [XLINK {1638785} {more}]

3 Ways to Add Style Underfoot (p. 70)

Painted Patterns for Wood Floors

See how a painted checkerboard floor goes down in three simple steps [XLINK {20278875} {more}]

All About (p. 76)

Interior Paint

Learn how to use paint to mimic the look of textured plaster [XLINK {20157950} {more}]

Decorative painting techniques: strie [XLINK {20158006} {more}]

Decorative painting techniques: damask [XLINK {20158054} {more}]

Get more tips for painting walls, as well as cabinets, windows, and doors [XLINK {http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/house-painting} {more}]

Ask This Old House (p. 85)

Q&A

Send your questions to [ITALIC "Ask This Old House"] [XLINK {http://www.thisoldhouse.com/asktoh} {more}]

Women's Edition (special insert)

Easy Ways to Update Your Decor

Big painted flowers and tendrils beat busy wallpaper. Find the how-to create them [XLINK {20247637} {more}]

Make your own frames. Find tools, materials, and tips [XLINK {20297970} {more}]

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