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MARCH/APRIL 1998

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arsenic and old wood

an american craftsman

woodworker

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OUT ON A LIMB

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arsenic and old wood

Pressure-treated wood resists rot and insects, but it's loaded with dangerous pesticides. Yet, safer formulations just sit on the shelf.

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an american craftsman

woodworker

Everything Sam Maloof touches—every chair, every table, every cabinet, every rafter, every molding, every window, every door, every latch—reveals his genius

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OUT ON A LIMB

TALES OF TERROR-AND EXHILARATION-FROM THE TAP OF AN 80-FOOT MAPLE

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THE RIGHT ROOF

Here are your options when someone says: "The new roof will be $27,000, please."

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TECHNIQUE

PANE RELIEF

The fail-safe way to install a window

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kitchen well done

The Milton dream-house-kitchen all the right ingredients for serious work spaced: tough counters, high-tech appliances and even a 19th-century fireplace

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TO BUILD A FENCE

FIRST, DIG SOME HOLES

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POWER TOOL

SLOT MACHINES

Biscuit joiners make ordinary guys look good

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PLUS

ASK NORM

“If you want a dry basement, first check your grading.”
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FINANCES

WHAT’S A TREE WORTH?

Take a loving look at them now

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