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Rethinking a Cottage Kitchen

A small cottage kitchen in Maine gets a timeless makeover.
Maine Cottage Kitchen

Historic Sights in Concord, Massachusetts

A pilgrimage to the historic and still-lovely Massachusetts town of Emerson, the Alcotts, Hawthorne, and Thoreau.
Concord Massachusetts

The Best Countertop Choices for Old-House Kitchens

From stone to laminate, historic materials work harmoniously in period kitchens.
Countertop Choices

Tested: Cordless Reciprocating Saws

We revved up 5 cordless recip saws and found something for everyone—from power performers to stripped-down versions for beginners.
Cordless Recip Saws

Preserving a Historic Cottage in Concord, Massachusetts

Many stories are told by this much-evolved house, which features original Georgian period woodwork as well as later additions.
Grapevine Cottage

6 Ways to Hide Kitchen Appliances

Modern machines are the anachronism in a period kitchen—here are 6 ideas for disguising them.
Hide Appliances

Classic New England Architecture in Litchfield, Connecticut

This idyllic town in northwest Connecticut boasts plenty of well-preserved old houses.
Litchfield Connecticut

Turn a Desk Into a Kitchen Island

Learn how to transform a piece of furniture into extra counter space for your kitchen.
Desk Kitchen Island

How To Deep-Clean Your Stove

Follow this heavy-duty cleaning process to make your stove shine like new.
Clean Stove

How & When To Use Epoxy Fillers

Epoxy fillers are a great way to restore rotted wood. If you’re hesitant to use them, this step-by-step repair will demystify the process.
Epoxy Repairs

Classic White Kitchen for a 1920s Tudor

The clock gets turned back on the kitchen in a 1920s house.
White Tudor Kitchen

How To Patch Plaster Walls

Revive failing plaster with this straightforward repair process.
Patch Plaster

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