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SEPTEMBER 2013 IDEA FILE

 
idea file

SEPTEMBER 2013 IDEA FILE

Scroll down to find BONUS content for articles in this issue
before + after: kitchen

After a procrastination delay, a couple's cook space is finally done to a turn

get this look for less

Quirky cottage kitchen

shopping

Ceramic cabinet knobs

paint ideas

A touch of illusion turns an odd corner into a handy homework hangout • BONUS: Find the tools, materials, and how-to for this project

Photoshop redo

Three paint schemes let a Craftsman bungalow's details shine

12 color combos that really cook

These two-tone cabinet duets will get your kitchen humming with personality • BONUS: Find a full list of tools and materials and step-by-step instructions for painting your kitchen cabinets

colorful story

By blending their points of hue, TOH's editor and his wife discover the perfect palette for their house

Scroll down to find BONUS content for articles in this issue
before + after: kitchen

After a procrastination delay, a couple's cook space is finally done to a turn

get this look for less

Quirky cottage kitchen

shopping

Ceramic cabinet knobs

paint ideas

A touch of illusion turns an odd corner into a handy homework hangout • BONUS: Find the tools, materials, and how-to for this project

Photoshop redo

Three paint schemes let a Craftsman bungalow's details shine

12 color combos that really cook

These two-tone cabinet duets will get your kitchen humming with personality • BONUS: Find a full list of tools and materials and step-by-step instructions for painting your kitchen cabinets

colorful story

By blending their points of hue, TOH's editor and his wife discover the perfect palette for their house

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SEPTEMBER 2013 UPGRADES

 
upgrades

SEPTEMBER 2013 UPGRADES

plant this, not that

Help halt the spread of seven invasive plants with our guide to 18 ornamental alternatives • BONUS: See nine more shrubs, and tips for ridding a yard of invasives

all about

Vent hoods

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SEPTEMBER 2013 HOME SOLUTIONS

 
home solutions

SEPTEMBER 2013 HOME SOLUTIONS

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SEPTEMBER 2013 HOW-TO PROJECTS

 
how-to projects

SEPTEMBER 2013 HOW-TO PROJECTS

home center projects

Tom Silva gives you the how-to for turning stock staircase parts into a handsome custom headboard • BONUS: Watch a video of this project

salvage style

Use a vintage shutter to make an ironing-board cabinet

weekend remodel: butcher-block island

Boost your kitchen's work and storage space with a rolling butcher-block island on a gas-pipe frame • BONUS: Watch a video of this project
BONUS: Find a cut list and dimensional drawings
BONUS: Find these instructions on thisoldhouse.com

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SEPTEMBER 2013 ASK THIS OLD HOUSE

 
ask this old house

SEPTEMBER 2013 ASK THIS OLD HOUSE

Q + A

How to tell if your rusty saw blade is ready to retire or just needs a little TLC; fix a cracked kitchen-cabinet door; remove light paint stains from brick; rehab deteriorating redwood deck boards; and more

step-by-step

Prep your lawn now for a greener scene next year

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SEPTEMBER 2013 IN EVERY ISSUE

 
in every issue

SEPTEMBER 2013 IN EVERY ISSUE

digital highlights

Watch videos of the Essex and Cambridge projects and Ask This Old HouseThe Essex project
The Cambridge project
Ask This Old House

letter from This Old House

This time it's personal

reader mail

BONUS: Find the how-to for the dining-chair bench

save this old house

A citrus mogul's stately manse in Riverside, Calif.—for a buck! • BONUS: See extra photos in the online version

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.