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this old house

  • Secret Love for Norm

    PostSecret, the popular blog that is an ongoing community art project where people mail in their secrets anonymously on one side of a postcard, has a user who believes her husband…

  • New York City Welcomes This Old House

    You have until July 4th to submit your home to This Old House for consideration as the next TV house project to start filming in August and to air early 2009.…

  • Plywood Kitchen Countertops

    One of the least-expensive kitchen countertop options is wood. You don’t have to go the way of pricey foreign wood grains that claim to be eco-friendly. You can outfit your kitchen…

  • How to Hang a Window Box

    If you like the idea of fresh flowers, plants and herbs, yet the idea of maintaining a large garden makes your green thumb cower in fright, try maintaining a smaller plot…

  • Bruce Irving puts Green Building in Perspective

    Our friend Bruce Irving who’s blazing his own trail and started a new industry in home remodeling, writes one of the most informative home improvement newsletters available. Here’s a excerpt from…

  • Introducing Not Norm

    Charles and Hudson is pleased to announce a new project of ours called Not Norm. Although we aspire to be as skilled, polished, and good looking as the Do-It-Yourself experts on…

  • Nail Gun News

    We’ve shared tips for nail gun safety but if you need a reminder of the damage that they can do when not handled properly, then check out these x-rays of folks…

  • Milwaukee Wet/Dry Vac is now Cordless!

    Unfortunately spills and leaks don’t always happen in close proximity to drains which makes for a messy cleanup, that was until the wet/dry shop vac appeared. Milwaukee now makes a cordless…

  • Renovation Consultant for Hire

    As a follow up to Kevin O’Connor’s interview last week a friend sent over this article about Bruce Irving who was the producer of This Old House for 17 years. He…

  • This Old House Can’t Keep a Secret

    One of our favorite features from This Old House is their Secret Sources, an annual compilation of the best new sources they discovered this year. Highlights include, salvaged lumber, specialty hardware,…

  • This Old House is New Again

    Congratulations to the web team at This Old House (most notably, Betsy, Eric, Kristen, and Christopher) for their successful launch of the new and improved ThisOldHouse.com. It’s been almost two years…

  • The Shelter Life Backhouse Project

    Our friend and neighbor, Alex Bandon is a senior editor at This Old House and is also the voice behind The Shelter Life. She recently completed her backhouse renovation project which…