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January | February 2010

January | February 2010

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ALL ABOUT

Entry sets

weekend remodel

Install a glass mosaic backsplash

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Detail Oriented

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ALL ABOUT

Entry sets

Get a lock on style—and your belongings. This Old House’s experts help you pick an entry set that suits your taste and budget without compromising your safety

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weekend remodel

Install a glass mosaic backsplash

DIY-friendly sheet tile transforms a plain kitchen wall into something special

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Detail Oriented

A passionate weekend woodworker expands and renews a historic 1830s home with miles of hand-applied moldings

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FROM THE TOH TV JOB SITE

All the Right Rooms

At TOH TV’s latest project house, minor floor plan tweaks and a modest addition gave a family of four new places to gather, play, and spend quiet time. See what they did—and put their ideas to work for you

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STYLISH KITCHEN UPGRADES RIGHT OUT OF THE BOX

This Old House shows you how to bring more order and a custom look to your cook space with six easy DIY kits

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askthisoldhouse

Q I found this interesting saw on eBay. What can you tell me about it? -PAUL COOPER, YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. Interchangeable blades allow this tool to morph from a crosscut saw (far left) to a pruning saw to a backsaw (for making dovetails) to a jab saw (for cutting holes in drywall).
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Basement Bonus Rooms

See how one family turned dead space into a comfy place for unwinding, entertaining, and working. Plus, five more smart basement redo ideas

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landscaping

How to prune a tree

An arborist demonstrates how to shape up an overgrown magnolia with lessons you can apply to any small ornamental tree

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askthisoldhouse

Norm’s tricks of the trade

Q The muntins on my windows have been mangled by sash locks carelessly left closed. Is there a way to repair the damage? -LAURA MOZIER, FAIRFIELD, CONN. As long as you’re planning to paint the window, the best method I’ve found to repair this sort of damage is with a slow-curing architectural epoxy and a plastic spreader shaped to match the muntin’s profile.
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Cover: Stylist: Michele Greco. Paint: (similar to shown) Walls in Weston Flax HC-5 and woodwork in Marblehead Gold HC-11; Benjamin Moore; benjaminmoore.com. For more, see the listing for Before + After Attic. Home Solutions: (pp. 15-18) Under-the-stairs wine rack:
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