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December 2001

tv project/manchester

PEAK PERFORMANCE

the timeless home

all systems go

MATERIALS

Baring All

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tv project/manchester

PEAK PERFORMANCE

Restoring the dormers and wood roof of a 118-yearold house

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the timeless home

all systems go

Equipping the Timeless Home with electricity, plumbing, and heating and cooling

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MATERIALS

Baring All

Used with care, chemical strippers peel off old, unwanted paint

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REMODELING

Framing a Partition Wall

For every remodeling job that involves knocking down a wall, there’s another that calls for putting one up. “If you're refinishing an attic or adding a closet or creating space for a pantry or home office, you’re going to need an extra wall or two,” says This Old House general contractor Tom Silva.

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departments

ASK NORM

Sound advice on woodstoves, peeling wallpaper, and tile mosaics
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features

FIREHOUSE RESCUE

IMAGINATION AND HARD WORK SPARK THE DRAMATIC TRANSFORMATION OF A FIREHOUSE INTO A HOME

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FINANCES

Fix-Up Funds

For big projects, construction and renovation loans can be a better bet than home equity lines or credit cards

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TRANSFORMATIONS

Garage Garret

Builing an art studio becomes a creative outlet

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features

A TREE FOR ALL SEASONS

Trim it now, plant it later, and watch it grow through the years

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LUXURIES

Fancy Cuts

Laser saws revive the ancient craft of inlaid flooring

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