Build It | Rough Sawn Headboard

Build It | Rough Sawn Headboard

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O’Connor build a headboard using rustic barnboard Building a Rough Sawn Headboard Paint a large sheet of birch plywood black to hide the gaps of the rough boards. Cut the plywood to rough size using the...
How to Choose Colorful Finishes for Your Home

How to Choose Colorful Finishes for Your Home

David Land Unsure how to choose colorful finishes for your home? Design pro and Clare founder Nicole Gibbons is here to help. This article appeared in the Fall 2022 issue of This Old House Magazine. Click here to learn how to subscribe. Color is one of the most...
How to Remove Carpet From Stairs

How to Remove Carpet From Stairs

Photo by Julia Lynn Removing carpet from stairs can be easily tackled in a day or over the weekend, without hiring a professional. Read on to learn easiest method for carpet removal on your staircase. Carpets get dated and worn over the years, and stairs are some of...
1720 Cape Ann Gambrel | Exterior

1720 Cape Ann Gambrel | Exterior

Progress and expansion are underway at Season 44’s 1720 Cape Ann Gambrel in Ipswich, MA. See the work done on this historic home in real-time, including reusing the wood beams and floors from the 1800s ell for the home’s new addition. Read More
How to Build a Deck Gate

How to Build a Deck Gate

iStock This sturdy but simple exterior gate is affordable, easy to build, and will make any porch or deck a safer place to hang out. Follow this guide to learn how to build a deck gate yourself. Installing a gate on your deck is a great way to make your outdoor spaces...
The House That Norm Built Premiere Sweepstakes

The House That Norm Built Premiere Sweepstakes

Are you a Norm superfan? Enter for a chance to win the ultimate Norm fan bundle. Hi, Norm fans! To celebrate the upcoming The House That Norm Built Premiere on October 3rd (with early access to Insiders on September 29th), one lucky winner will receive the ultimate...