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Dress Up a Regfrigerator with Tin Ceiling Panels

Embossed ďtin ceilingĒ panels can be used to create a cabinet front, disguising a modern refrigerator.
Tin Ceiling Refrigerator


Converting a Stone Barn into a House

Sharing the property with a 19th-century farmhouse, an old stone barn in Pennsylvania has new life as a dwelling: a stunning example of adaptive reuse.
Converted Stone Barn


Guide to Old Doors

Whether welcoming guests at the entry or hiding the contents of a closet, traditional doors are a key element of period millwork.
Old Doors


Tested: Subcompact Drill/Drivers

Our top drill picks pack plenty of power into lightweight and compact packages.
Subcompact Drill/Drivers


3 Appliance Options for Old-House Kitchens

Hiding the appliances was standard practice for period-inspired kitchens, but thatís no longer the case. Market innovations allow you to choose among multiple approaches in your design.
Kitchen Appliances


How To Tile a Backsplash

Backsplashes are more than a backdrop. Washable, waterproof tiles can revive the room with period design or a fresh color accent.
Tile a Backsplash


3 Ways to Refinish an Entry Door

Three DIY ways to give your front door a new look.
Refinish Entry Door


Authentic Restoration of a Creole Cottage

Creole culture is reflected in one coupleís joyful restoration.
Creole Cottage


How To Stencil a Frieze

Stenciling is an easy and historically appropriate way to add interest to your walls.
Stencil a Frieze


Old West Victorians in Georgetown, Colorado

This former mining town boasts an impressive array of Victorian finery.
Georgetown, Colorado


How To Hand-Scrape Wood Floors

Learn a time-honored technique for refinishing floors to a warm, mellow appearance.
Hand-Scraped Floors


Tested: Folding Utility Knives

Investing a few extra bucks in one of these top-of-the-line utility knives will get you some handy features.
Folding Utility Knives


Cabinet Hardware by House Style

Serious or whimsical, cabinet hardware sets a period mood. Itís jewelry for the kitchen.
Cabinet Hardware


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