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MAY/JUNE 1997

Why Is My House Peeling?

TEAM Tucson

an american craftsman

coppersmith

9899

Why Is My House Peeling?

The trouble with new paints and old houses

7273

TEAM Tucson

Give too many people too much to do in too little time and watch the fun

9091
an american craftsman

coppersmith

Larry Stearns transforms thin sheets of metal into elegant finials and weather vanes that touch the sky

104105

Zeus on the loose

Take Ben Franklin's advice and put up a lighting rod before you get zapped

110111

Rethinking the lawn

Smart homeowners are turning over sod to plant natural gardens that don't need pesticides, fertilizer or much water
8283

poure d floors

Evoking the elegance of a Greek temple for a third the cost of hardwood

7879

mesquite

From a pathetic, gnarly excuse for a tree—the best a desert can do—comes rich, dramatic kitchen cabinetry few homeowners will ever know

3233
Power Tool

Slice and Dice

Sliding compound miter saws make short work of long trim

5051
Equipment

Pure and Not So Simple

If you want safe water, install a home purification system

4445
Electrics

Aiming for Space

Putting up your own satellite dish isn’t rocket science

MARCH/APRIL1997 July | August1997