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This Old House Salvage-Style Projects: 22 Ideas for Turning Old House Parts Into New Treasures for Your Home

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Salvage-Style Projects is the definitive inspirational resource and how-to guide for turning cast-off architectural details into high-class, low-cost home decor. This 144-page book includes over 22 easy and affordable creative reuse projects for everything from vintage porcelain faucet taps to paneled wood exterior doors. All a reader will need is a basic tool kit and a desire to search out and craft one-of-a-kind furniture pieces using old house parts and materials of different styles, ages, and prices to create eclectic living spaces with personality. Salvage Style Projects includes projects ranging from Heat Grate Sconce, Cornice Garden Tool Holder, to Window Picture Frame and Cottage Door Dressing Vanity, each featuring step-by-step instructions and color photos pulled from the Salvage Style column appearing in This Old House magazine and on thisoldhouse.com. This Old House has been the leading authority on home improvement for over 30 years. When it comes to remodeling, This Old House experts have seen and done it all, which means readers get the benefit of time tested experience and proven results.This Old House is a magazine for homeowners in search of practical, affordable, and inspirational ideas for enhancing and maintaining their homes. What they find is a balance of step-by-step instruction for DIY interior and landscape projects; lively how-to's about keeping contractors on the level and saving money on remodels; expert tool and product reviews; and handsome feature stories showcasing fine craftsmanship and elegant architectural design. Author and architectural salvage expert Amy R. Hughes is an editor at This Old House magazine, where she writes about creative ways to repurpose reclaimed house parts. She comes by her passion honestly, having grown up with parents who dedicated themselves to restoring old homes. Today her New York City apartment, which she shares with her husband and daughter, is filled with many of the unique pieces featured in this book.

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Salvage-Style Projects is the definitive inspirational resource and how-to guide for turning cast-off architectural details into high-style, low-cost home furnishings. This 144-page book includes 22 creative reuse projects for everything from vintage porcelain faucet taps to paneled wood doors. All that's required of the reader is a sense of adventure, an eye for bargains, and a good tool kit. The author even helps with the last two by offering treasure-hunting tips and a guide to setting up an in-home workshop.

About the Author

Author and architectural salvage expert Amy R. Hughes is an editor at This Old House magazine, where she writes about creative ways to repurpose reclaimed house parts. She comes by her passion honestly, having grown up with parents who dedicated themselves to restoring old homes. Her New York City apartment, which she shares with her husband and daughter, is filled with many of the unique pieces featured in this book.

This Old House is a magazine for homeowners in search of practical, affordable, and inspirational ideas for enhancing and maintaining their homes. What they find is a balance of step-by-step instruction for DIY interior and landscape projects; lively how-to's about keeping contractors on the level and saving money on remodels; expert tool and product reviews; and handsome feature stories showcasing fine craftsmanship and elegant architectural design.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780848735401
Subtitle:
22 Ideas for Turning Old House Parts Into New Treasures for Your Home
Author:
Hughes, Amy R.
Author:
Southern Living
Author:
Editors of This Old House Magazine
Publisher:
Oxmoor House
Subject:
Crafts-General
Subject:
Home Construction-Decorating by Room
Subject:
General Crafts & Hobbies
Publication Date:
20110913
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12 up to 17
Language:
English
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
9 x 8.25 x 0.5 in 1.15 lb
Age Level:
from 17 up to 99

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Salvage-Style Projects is the definitive inspirational resource and how-to guide for turning cast-off architectural details into high-style, low-cost home furnishings. This 144-page book includes 22 creative reuse projects for everything from vintage porcelain faucet taps to paneled wood doors. All that's required of the reader is a sense of adventure, an eye for bargains, and a good tool kit. The author even helps with the last two by offering treasure-hunting tips and a guide to setting up an in-home workshop.
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