Creative ways to save

money savers

JAN/FEB 2014 Money Savers

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get this look for less

Vintage industrial study • BONUS: Find step-by-step instructions for fabricating a zinc tabletop

little resolutions that will save you big bucks

Head into the new year armed with DIY tips designed to make you—and your wallet—healthy and happy • BONUS: Watch a video on flushing a water heater
BONUS: Get the how-tos for fixing cracked plaster

idea file

JAN/FEB 2014 Idea File

before + after: kitchen

Two designers change their plain space into a colorful, functional cookery • BONUS: Find 28 ways to customize your kitchen on a budget

A DIY couple raises the roof and creates a handsome bath for their attic master suite • BONUS: See 28 more budget-friendly ways to refresh a bath

Photoshop redo

Traditional touches help give a raised ranch a finer facade

grit & polish

A faltering farmhouse is solidly back on its feet, thanks to a thoughtful and expansive renovation • BONUS: Find the second-floor plan and additional photos

read this before you redo your bedroom closet

Everything to consider before creating your dream sartorial storage space • BONUS: Watch Tom Silva fit out a closet void with plywood boxes

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hidden gems

Ornamental plaster details are meticulously restored at the latest TV project house

home solutions

JAN/FEB 2014 Home Solutions

home solutions

Create candlesticks with pipe fittings; 10 uses for wood flooring scraps; easy furniture face-lifts; an inside look at latex mattresses; how your marriage can survive your reno; budget-friendly boy's-room makeover; and more •


JAN/FEB 2014 Upgrades

how-to projects

JAN/FEB 2014 How-to Projects

paint ideas

Expand a room's design possibilities with a colorful mantel as the focal point

weekend remodel

When guests are ready to imbibe, you'll be ready to pour from your handsome DIY bar • BONUS: Find a cut list and instructions
BONUS: Watch a video of this project
BONUS: Watch a video of Tom Silva demonstrating how to cut crown molding

ask this old house

JAN/FEB 2014 Ask -

Q + A

Stop basement-wall leaks; keep your snowblower clog-free; safely clean old wood paneling; take down a chimney; and more

Norm's tricks of the trade

Prevent edge-glued boards from buckling

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in every issue

JAN/FEB 2014 In Every Issue

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BONUS: 17 ways to make your fireplace stand out
BONUS: Watch a video how-to on upgrading your mantel, hearth, and surroud

reader mail

BONUS: Find the step-by-steps that inspired Laura's reader project • BONUS: How to make a sunburst mirror frame from wood shims
BONUS: How to build a coffee table from a salvaged cabinet door


Fast fixes for winter; and more

save this old house

You could buy a Folk Victorian loaded with fancy millwork in Brunswick, Missouri

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