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Workshop

 

Workshop

Ask This Old House

Replacing bench boards; how to get rid of mushrooms; and more Q & A

Norm's Notebook

The [ITALIC "TOH"] master carpenter's hose tips

Directory

Find the products and services featured in this issue

Ask This Old House

Replacing bench boards; how to get rid of mushrooms; and more Q & A

Norm's Notebook

The [ITALIC "TOH"] master carpenter's hose tips

Directory

Find the products and services featured in this issue

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Features

 

Features

Kitchen Design

The redone room has the same footprint but loads more storage and pizzazz

Bath Design

An 1853 rowhouse gets a vintage-look bath

Kitchen & Bath Report

Great new products from K/BIS 2008

Salvage

A vintage kitchen sink gets a makeover and becomes an outdoor-party centerpiece

Step-by-Step

Installing a butcher-block countertop

Get the Look, Pick the Price

How to create a classic kitchen, whatever your budget

Bath Storage

These 11 vanities corral clutter[EMDASH]plus more tips on restoring order to the bath

“Of Course, We Think We Can Do Everything Ourselves”

After seven years of trial and error, a 1909 Craftsman radiates Southern charm

The $500 Delivery Charge

And other true stories of our editors' home-improvement missteps

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Departments

 

Departments

House 911

The trees near the house were on their last legs. How would they come down?

Paperwork

Home warranties demystified

Toolbox

All painter's tape is not created equal. We show you what to use, and where

Family Project

In two hours, you and the kids can assemble a nifty backyard soccer goal. Bonus: the best moves on the field

Save This Old House

Once a hideout for a Civil War–era governor, this landmarked home needs your help. Buy it for a buck

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Shortcuts

 

Shortcuts

Web Highlights (p. 6)

Fall Upkeep

Install a leaf-proof gutter [XLINK {1631549} {more}]

Service your furnace [XLINK {387559} {more}]

Repair rotted trim [XLINK {20171567} {more}]

More than 50 projects for fall [XLINK {http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/fall-upkeep} {more}]

Around the House (p. 18)

Send Us your Tips

Submit your favorite tips to Around the House [XLINK {http://advice.thisoldhouse.com/forumdisplay.php?f=383} {more}]

Mythbuster (p. 18)

Do Dryer Sheets Deter Mice?

Keep critters out of your house [XLINK {1116731} {more}]

Need to Know (p. 24)

Button Up for Fall

Fall inspection checklist [XLINK {1232215} {more}]

Keep your gutters in good working order [XLINK {219329} {more}]

Kitchen Design (p. 27)

Bold Redo

More ways to use bold colors [XLINK {1125002} {more}]

Bath Design (p. 33)

From Bedroom to Bath

See how other homeowners squeezed in a bath where there was none [XLINK {20202296} {more}]

Problem Solvers (p. 39)

Kitchen and Bath Special Report

Best buys for kitchen and bath [XLINK {20210747} {more}]

House 911 (p. 45)

Which One Will Be Next to Topple

Landscape contractor Roger Cook demonstrates how to use a grinder to remove a tree stump [XLINK {1632340} {more}]

Salvage (p. 49)

Sinks Worth Saving

Watch the complete step-by-step for this backyard bar [XLINK {20217270} {more}]

Paperwork (p. 53)

Appliance Insurance

Make sure your homeowner's insurance is up to date [XLINK {459261} {more}]

Toolbox (p. 57)

On a Roll

Learn more about getting a flawless finish [XLINK {http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/house-painting} {more}]

How to paint a room [XLINK {20159698} {more}]

Step-by-Step (p. 65)

Butcher-Block Countertop

Wood countertop care [XLINK {1606602} {more}]

Refinishing butcher block [XLINK {362169} {more}]

Everything you need to know to decide on your next countertop [XLINK {213801} {more}]

Get the Look, Pick the Price (p. 72)

Kitchen and Bath Special

Learn more about wood floors [XLINK {http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/wood-floors} {more}]

Reader Remodel (p. 81)

Of Courses, We Think We Can Do Everything Ourselves

Learn how to use salvaged materials like these homeowners did [XLINK {http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/salvage} {more}]

The $500 Delivery Charge (p. 86)

*And Other Mistakes We've Made So You Won't Have To

Share your costly mistakes with us [XLINK {http://advice.thisoldhouse.com/forumdisplay.php?f=378} {more}]

Bath Storage (p. 88)

Kitchen and Bath Special

Learn how to buy a faucet without draining your bank account [XLINK {214006} {more}]

Building a Soccer Goal (p. 97)

Family Project

Get expanded step-by-step instructions and a cutting guide [XLINK {20178064} {more}]

Watch a video of this project [XLINK {20200617} {more}]

Workshop (p. 106)

Ask This Old House

Watch how Roger Cook uses a core aerator to revitalize a lawn [XLINK {20051898} {more}]

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