Classic & Creative

Elegance can be exciting with carefully considered details



Weekend Workshop

Efficient use of a small space makes this shop just right.By Max Alexander


Grease Is the Word

From solid- to liquid-based, a slick synopsis of lubricants.By Ryan Robbins


Compound Interest

A retired couple redoes a ramshackle summer retreat.By Max Alexander


Spring Cleaning

Freshening up the house for the warm-weather months.By Jordan Reed

By Design

Wine and Dine

A wine cellar provides room to both store and imbibe.By Dan DiClerico


What to Know Before You Go

How to assess a town's cost of living.By Christina Wood


Homeowner's Handbook

Installing a Window

From waterproofing to insulating, Tom Silva's step-by-step guide to putting in a new window.By Scott Gibson

A Systematic Approach

Plumbing and HVAC systems go into the show's Manchester, Mass., project house. By Jefferson Kolle

The Timeless Home

A room-by-room tour through our completed Atlanta, Georgia, project house. By Travis Neighbor Ward

The Perfect Potting Shed

This Amish-crafted structure provides both storage space and solace for its owner.By Peter Walsh

Gardening Gizmos

A gathering of new outdoor tools that will trim time and effort from yard chores.By Jordan Reed

Third Time's the Charm

A - editor's account of the third—and, hopefully, final—incarnation of her 1913 cottage.By Karen Walden


On the Job

How the TV crew replicated the Manchester project's bead molding.

House Calls With Steve

Relocating a kitchen to gain much-needed space.

Ask the Expert

Snuffing out vent odors, adding attic stairs, and covering acoustical tile.

Letter From TOH

Steve Thomas on -'s influence over his new house design.

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