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.
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.
This was part of a gift set (3) of books I purchased for my niece who has recently launched a home hobby of furniture restoration. The book(s) offer(s) great ideas and procedures.Published 2 months ago by Ike Stoneberger
The projects in this volume were not high value more like what a reader would see in a Real Simple article. Read morePublished 6 months ago by bhurt
Love this book, very informative and a lot of great ideas inside. I am a flea market and junk store junkie and love books like this to give me ideas.Published 8 months ago by Cindy
If you like to do it yourself, this book has many projects you will want to do. It uses salvage, flea-market, reclaimed items to make beautiful accents for your home. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Sandra Seebers
I subscribe to TOH magazine and knew this book would be great. Well, I was right. It was above my expectations.Published 13 months ago by Nancy Loyd
AM looking forward to using this and eveything in it to reuse things and to start looking at things in a different way .ThanksPublished 14 months ago by Ada Chenault