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How to Hand-Scrape Wood Floors

Thumbnail image for How to Hand-Scrape Wood Floors Learn a time-honored technique for refinishing floors to a warm, mellow appearance.
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A Modern Farmhouse Kitchen

Thumbnail image for A Modern Farmhouse Kitchen Jewett Farms + Co. designs a rustic kitchen in the seaside town of Newburyport.
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Tested: Folding Utility Knives

Thumbnail image for Tested: Folding Utility Knives Investing a few extra bucks in one of these top-of-the-line utility knives will get you some handy features.
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How To Design a Traditional, Eco-Friendly Kitchen

Thumbnail image for How To Design a Traditional, Eco-Friendly Kitchen Reasons for going green in the kitchen are mounting. Luckily, solutions are plentiful.
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Cabinet Hardware by House Style

Thumbnail image for Cabinet Hardware by House Style Serious or whimsical, cabinet hardware sets a period mood. It’s jewelry for the kitchen.
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The Benefits of Raised-Bed Gardening

Thumbnail image for The Benefits of Raised-Bed Gardening With labor and a bit luck, you can transform your yard into a convenient vegetable garden.
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Paneling & Wainscoting for Old Houses

Thumbnail image for Paneling & Wainscoting for Old Houses From colonial-era boards to knotty pine, wainscots and paneled walls are an American tradition.
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Weekend Project: Create Wall Panels

Thumbnail image for Weekend Project: Create Wall Panels Try your hand at using molding to create wall panels that add dimension and beauty to a room.
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Architecture & Culture in New Orleans’ Faubourg Marigny

Thumbnail image for Architecture & Culture in New Orleans’ Faubourg Marigny Filled with old-timers and artists, The Marigny is a bohemian neighborhood against a backdrop of pastel Shotgun houses and colorful Creole cottages.
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Turn a Gate Into a Fireplace Screen

Thumbnail image for Turn a Gate Into a Fireplace Screen Turn an old garden gate into a working fireplace screen with a few modifications.
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Northern Exposure: A Country House in Canada

Thumbnail image for Northern Exposure: A Country House in Canada A new old house over the border reflects the beauty of Canada’s traditional architecture.
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10 Fireplace Do’s & Don’ts

Thumbnail image for 10 Fireplace Do’s & Don’ts Follow this advice to keep your fireplace safe and snug all winter long.
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10 Haunted Historic Hotels

Thumbnail image for 10 Haunted Historic Hotels Catch a few winks with the spirit world by checking into one of these historic hotels where reports of paranormal activity abound.
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10 Things You’ll Learn on a House Tour

Thumbnail image for 10 Things You’ll Learn on a House Tour House tours offer more than just a peek behind the curtains of beautifully restored historic homes—they also can provide inspiration and guidance for your own restoration projects.
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10 Tips for Rewiring an Old House

Thumbnail image for 10 Tips for Rewiring an Old House What you need to know to get an old house rewired properly, with minimal damage to the building.
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100 Years of Lighting Designs

Thumbnail image for 100 Years of Lighting Designs A look at how lighting fixtures changed over the course of a century.
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11 Tips for Surviving a Restoration

Thumbnail image for 11 Tips for Surviving a Restoration A seasoned old-house restorer gives advice on how to survive a major home restoration.
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11 Victorian Railroad Resorts

Thumbnail image for 11 Victorian Railroad Resorts Step back in time with a stay at one of these grand Victorian-era resorts.
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12 Great Gifts for DIYers

Thumbnail image for 12 Great Gifts for DIYers Need the perfect gift for the old-house restorer on your list? We’ve got you covered, from the newest gadgets to the classic must-haves.
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12 Ideas for Bungalow Baths

Thumbnail image for 12 Ideas for Bungalow Baths Kick-start your bathroom restoration with these stylish, period-friendly takes on the bungalow bath.
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