Manufacturer of adhesives, wood consolidants, and wood replacement compounds for structural and decorative restoration.
Founded in 1959, Abatron, Inc. specializes in the research, formulation, and manufacture of epoxy and related compounds.
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Bare but for a thin skin of paint, modern walls are a stylistic aberration. For most of our history, the lower wall has been decently dressed in decorative paneling and various wainscoting styles.
Stenciling is an easy and historically appropriate way to add interest to your walls.
This former mining town boasts an impressive array of Victorian finery.
Creole culture is reflected in one couple’s joyful restoration.
Learn a time-honored technique for refinishing floors to a warm, mellow appearance.
Investing a few extra bucks in one of these top-of-the-line utility knives will get you some handy features.
Serious or whimsical, cabinet hardware sets a period mood. It’s jewelry for the kitchen.
Try your hand at using molding to create wall panels that add dimension and beauty to a room.
Filled with old-timers and artists, The Marigny is a bohemian neighborhood against a backdrop of pastel Shotgun houses and colorful Creole cottages.
Turn an old garden gate into a working fireplace screen with a few modifications.
A collection of charming cottages echoes the French Quarter’s blend of history and culture.
There are many options when it comes to old-house heating.
This deceptively simple 1937 house offered sturdy brick construction, heavy moldings, and romantic arches—even Batchelder tiles. But it needed TLC.
When adding on to their 1912 house, Don and Lana LeVine chose a mix of heating systems for ease and efficiency.