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August 2006


American House Styles

Take a stroll through the history of American houses, from the colonial era to the modern age.

Cast-Iron Newel Posts

With their massive profiles and intricate designs, these architectural beacons of the urban stoop...

Chimneys

The shape and size of a chimney is part function and part aesthetics. Take a look at a few...

Chisels

With a sharp set of these, you can shape wood to your will

Crown Molding Forms

A simple angled piece of carved wood at the ceiling can turn a plain-box room into a finished...

Decking Materials

If you're looking to perfect your yard with a new deck, here's information on the pros and cons...

Fall Inspection Guide

Giving your house a yearly checkup is one way to keep big repairs at bay. Here's a 5-step plan...

Front Entries

A house's front door and the decoration around it give visitors a strong sense of the building's...

Hit the Ceiling

Installing an energy-efficient ceiling fan increases airflow—and reduces cooling costs.

House Numbers

Whether you'll use them to assist the mailman, guide visitors, or just add a decorative touch,...

Mailboxes

More than just a utilitarian receptacle for bills and postcards, a mailbox is an expression of...

Nailsets

Finish carpentry isn't complete until a nailset does its job

Old Doors, New Uses

Placed at an entry for security or between two rooms for privacy, salvaged doors add texture and...

One Kitchen, Three Ways

One kitchen designer took the same galley floor plan and created three unique spaces for a trio...

Rebuilding New Orleans

On the eve of Katrina's one-year anniversary, writer Allison Amend volunteers with Habitat for...

Sawhorses

Sawhorses are the four-legged foundations beneath everything you'll ever build. Here's how to...

September 2006

From baths to backyards, plan well, avoid mistakes, and save money