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A Timeline of Lighting History

Learn more about what influenced lighting designs between 1865 and 1970 with this illustrated timeline.
Lighting Timeline

Turn a Globe Into a Pendant Light

Recycle an old globe by transforming it into kitchen task lighting.
Globe Pendant Light

How To Install Roof Brackets

Stylish details don’t have to stop at the front door of your house. Give your roof some decorative attention with well-placed brackets.
Roof Brackets

Tested: Oscillating Multi-Tools

We put 5 corded multi-tools to the test to find out which are the most versatile.

How To Add a Built-In China Cabinet

Cabinetmaker Nancy Hiller shares how she created a period-perfect china cabinet to occupy an awkward space in a Queen Anne dining room.
Built-In China Cabinet

100 Years of Lighting Designs

A look at how lighting fixtures changed over the course of a century.
Lighting History

Putting the Bungalow Back

A classic Midwest bungalow built in 1922 had been stripped during 1940s and 1970s renovations—but clues remained.
St. Paul Bungalow

Tested: Paste Epoxy Fillers

Our testing panel rates the best epoxy fillers for rebuilding damaged wood.
Paste Epoxies

How To Fix a Squeaky Floor

Two easy methods for silencing annoying squeaks in your hardwood floors.
Fix Squeaky Floor

A Japanesque House in Brooklyn

A rare example of turn-of-the-century exoticism is lovingly preserved in Prospect Park South.
Brooklyn Japanesque

Tile Repair & Removal Tips

Expert advice on caring for original bathroom tile.
Tile Repair Tips

An Old-House Tour of Strasburg, Virginia

A wide variety of historic architecture can be found in this Civil War crossroads.
Strasburg, Virginia

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