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Animal House

It's a dog-training crate...it's a solid oak end table...it's both! Find out how to build it

Salvage Style

Use wood molding to create a cottage-style window box

Weekend Remodel

Spruce up your barbecue space with this handmade outdoor bar cart

Whaddaya Call It?

Take a tour inside a water filtration cartridge

Ask TOH: Q + A

The pros answer your questions

Ask TOH: Step-by-Step

Resurface worn concrete

Ask TOH: Reader Tool Test

Multihead trimmers

Ask TOH: Norm's Tricks of the Trade

Remove a wood plug from a hole saw; fill an interior door gap

Features

25 Thrifty Ways to Create an Outdoor Dining Space

Our budget-minded tips on furniture, fabrics, and other elements you'll need to create a stylish alfresco eatery

How a Garden Grows

A novice landscaper patiently turns her 1-acre backyard into a flourishing floral paradise

Before & After: Bath

Colorful glass tile and space-saving fixtures help turn a gloomy space into a pleasant place

Budget Redo

DIY cabinet doors, new uppers, and just-right finishing touches give an unappealing kitchen a welcoming glow

Reader Remodel: Small Fixes, Lots More Function

For a family-friendly summer cottage, it's the little things--like built-ins and trimwork--that mean a lot

All About

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Letter from - saboteamos.info

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Your feedback, questions, and comments

Checklist

Easy ways to improve your home right now

Home News

Your driveway's sealant might be dangerous; low-care lawns gain ground; a 2010 Best Old-House Neighborhood; and more

Home Solutions

Boost your garden gate's appeal; tame your hose; 10 uses for sand; turn a potting bench into an outdoor party station; and more

Paint Ideas

A dining area's dark wood wainscoting gets a wake-up call with white and pale green hues

Landscaping

Learn four ways to propagate your favorite plants

Photoshop Redo

A wraparound porch and fresh color palette add up to an eye-catching facade for a two-story

Shopping

Barn-style sconces

Get This Look

Rustic wicker-filled porch

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Grasscloth wallpaper

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Landscape contractor Roger Cook on how to plant a tree
General contractor Tom Silva on how to install a window
Tom's advice to his daughter on being a first-time homeowner

 

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Checklist

How to prune lilacs
How to prune a tree
How to prune and train roses

 

Home News

• Need ideas for your lawn? Try drought-resistant grasses
See all 51 Best Old-House Neighborhoods

 

Home Solutions

More 10 uses:
10 uses for beeswax
10 uses for plastic milk jugs
10 uses for dental floss
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Before and After: Bath

Learn to install glass tile

 

Landscaping

More advice for propagating plants
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Budget Redo

• How to get a perfectly inexpensive tile backsplash

 

Shopping: Barn lights

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How to install an exterior sconce

 

Animal House: Dog crate

Instructions on how to build our dog crate/end table

 

Whaddaya Call It? Under-sink water filter

Watch a video of TOH plumbing expert Richard Trethewey installing an under-sink water filter

 

Weekend Remodel: Outdoor bar cart

More ways to trick out your bar cart

 

25 Thrifty Ways to Create an Outdoor Dining Space

How to set up a low-cost outdoor kitchen:
Outdoor kitchen on the cheap
Turn a salvaged sink into an outdoor bar
Build a grilling station

 

How a Garden Grows

Create a relaxing garden retreat

 

Reader Remodel: Small fixes, lots more function

Build a stylish garden shed

 

All About: Wood fences

Learn about exterior stain options

 

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Watch a video of TOH general contractor Tom Silva replacing a threshold
Check out all the multihead trimmer reviews and attachments
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