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April
Home Maintenance And Improvement - A Built-In Couch And Wall Lights For Your Rec Room (Here's a project that will brighten a basement room, provide extra storage space and save you the cost of a contractor's labor); Cutting Sheet Metal Without Pain (How to choose the right snips for the job - and you can use these tools to cut fiberglass, floor tile, leather and other tough materials); Keeping House Plants Healthy (How to water your house plants properly and keep them flourishing); Fountain Of Youth For That Ancient Carpeting (An ingenious and inexpensive treatment that will give new life and beauty to that old carpet you wish you could throw away); Grandfather Clocks: Make Your Own And Save (Put together the authentically styled antique clock with this kit which includes pre-cut parts and assembled mechanism); All The Good Wood You Want - Free (Or Very Cheap) (Here's an easy and permanent cure for the pain in your pocket caused by high hardwood prices); Ask Handyman - Your Questions Answered (Here are time, money and effort saving ideas to help you all around the house. Some of these included this month are:), Filling Floor Cracks; Attic Insulation; Leaky Chimney; Cleaning Brass Feature Columns - New Products For Old Problems (Our regular column of pictures and paragraphs on a wide range of new and interesting items for the handyman. Some products featured include:); Fiberglas Bath Units; Easy Partitions; New Cordless Grass Shears; Seeder; Editor's Tests (Evaluation reports by our editors who test new tools and products for home, garden and workshop. Featured this month are:), Multi-Speed Jig Saw; Toilet Tank Water Saver; Wood-Turning Tools Tips You Should Know About (A wide range of ideas sent in by readers that should provide useful to anyone tackling decorating, repair and building jobs indoors and outdoors. Some of the tips covered this month are:), Wax Insecticide, Candle Uses, Barbecue Pits, Easy Cleanup; Answers To Most Asked Garden Questions (Herre you'll find questions on house plants, vegetables, seeds and perennials. Topics this month include:) All American Winners, Seedless Grapes, Currants, Midget Vegetables Departments - Booklets You Should Know About (Literature from manufacturers in pamphlet or leaflet form of interest to do-it-yourselfers); What It's Called And Where To Buy It (Buyer's guide of companies who make or sell the products mentioned in our feature articles); Complete Home Maintenance Index (Ready reference to the 10 previous issues)
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August
Special Feature: How To Enlarge Your House - How I Enlarged My House And Saved $5,000 (A homeowner tells how he discovered in inexpensive way to expand his home when it had grown too small for his family); Job Begins: Contractor Breaks Out Roof And Builds New Dormer (Completion of dormer exterior provides homeowner with weatherproof shell around interior when he finishes himself); Interior Work From Insulation To Plasterboard Gets Started (Homeowner insulates interior walls, lays underlayment for floor tile, sets up framing, installs electric circuits and plasterboard); "Professional" Floor Tile Job By An Amateur (Self-sticking tile and careful attention to manufacturer's simple instructions result in good looking vinyl-asbestos floors that are easy to maintain); Paneling Is Easy To Apply (Our homeowner learns to measure, cut, fit and install wall panels and thus eliminates a lot of spackling, sanding, priming and painting); Suspended Ceilings: All Three Were Surprisingly Simple To Install (Designed for use by homeowners, these ceiling tiles reduce noise, look attractive and present a uniform appearance); The Bathroom: A Seperate Project (Here the homeowner learns to work with the plumbing contractor, to lay a ceramic tile floor and to make waterproof panel joints around the bathtub); Finishing Up: Doors And Moldings (The installation of bifold closet doors and moldings is the final step in finishing the interior); Ask Handyman - Your Questions Answered (Here are time, money and effort saving ideas to helpl you all around the house. Some of these included this month are:), Windows Replacement, Built-In Room, Extra Doorbell, Electrical Wiring, Wallpaper Removal, Stopping Floor Seepage Feature Columns - New Products For Old Problems (Our regular column of pictures and paragraphs on a wide range of new and interesting items for the handyman. Some of these included this month are:) Storage System, Caned Footstool Kit, Tub Reglazing Kit, New Dome Home, Drywall Repairs, Painting Aid; Editor's Tests (Evaluation reports by our editors who test new tools and products for home, garden and workshop. Featured this month are:) 2-Speed Utility Saw, Build A TV Set Departments - Booklets You Should Know About (Literature from manufacturers in pamphlet or leaflet form of interest to do-it-yourselfers); What It's Called And Where To Buy It (Buyer's guide of companies who make or sell the products mentioned in our feature articles); Complete Home Maintenance Index (Ready reference to the 10 previous issues)
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October
Home Maintenance And Improvement - Build A Bar For Your Recreation Room (The structurally simple box frame of this L-shaped, Formica-topped bar makes construction easy), Snowthrowers: How To Choose The Right Kind For You (A roundup of the many different powered machines that ease the backbreaking task of snow removal), Installing A Storm Door (Installing and adjusting a standard aluminum combination storm door is simplified by easy step-by-step instructions), Rustic Lamp You Can Build In A Weekend (This easy to make, attractive redwood lamp will lend a decorative note to your entranceway, patio or deck), Wainscoting Made Easy (The old time warmth, charm and elegance of half-paneled walls can be achieved by any homeowner with the aid of this new kit), Roll Your Own Fireplace Logs (Use your fireplace as a source of extra heat by making inexpensive "logs" out of abundantly available old newspapers), Install Sheet Vinyl Flooring Like A Pro (This new superflexible cushioned resilient material is fastened with a staple gun and comes out looking neat, smooth and wrinkle-free), Prep Your House For Winter Now (Do a thorough job of checking your caulking, storm windows and doors, heating system, weatherstripping and insulation before cold weather closes in), How To Get The Most From Your Home Insurance (Tips by an expert on whether you have too much insurance or not enough, the policy choices open to you, and precautions to observe), Ask Handyman - Your Questions Answered (Here are time, money and effort saving ideas to help you all around the house. Some of these included this month are...), Folding Attic Stairway, Resurfacing A Stall Shower, Crumbly Plaster, Refinishing Metal Cabinets Feature Columns - New Products For Old Problems (Our regular column of pictures and paragraphs on a wide range of new and interesting items for the handyman. Some products featured include...), Steel Bench Legs, Hose Clamps, Glass Firescreens, Bench Grinder, Editor's Tests (Evalutation reports by our editors who test new tools and products for home, garden and workshop. Features this month are...), Ratchet Driver System (Makes hand screw driving and removal much easier), Circular Saw Kit (Provides ample power for jobs around the house), Wire Stripper (One of the best stripper/cutters available), Answers To Most Asked Garden Questions (Here you'll find questions on house plants, vegetables, seeds and perennials. Topics this month include...), African-Violet Cuttings, Colorful Fall Bulbs, Winter Care Of Amaryllis, Crape Myrtle Fungus Departments - Booklets You Should Know About (Literature from manufacturers in pamphlet or leaflet form of interest to do-it-yourselfers), What It's Called And Where To Buy It (Buyer's guide of companies who make or sell the products mentioned in our feature articles), Complete Home Maintenance Index (Ready reference to the 9 previous issues)
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December
Home Maintenance And Improvement - Creative Closetry (How to increase storage space by sealing off one end of a room and making a closet out of it); Stereo Hi-Fi Cabinet That's Easy To Make (Clean, simple lines and ample storage for records make this built-in project both attractive and useful); Powered Cleaning And Polishing (Remove rust and paint and polish dull surfaces with a combination of power tools and the right accessories); Effective Burglar Alarms For The Homeowner (Protect your home against robbery with these inexpensive alarms designed for simple installation by the homeowner); Storage Cart: Now You See It, Now You Don't (Clever device on wheels stores your smaller electric appliances and disappears when not needed); Install Your Own Back Door (Replacing your door is easier than you think - here's how to save money by doing it yourself); Ask Handyman - Your Questions Answered (Here are time, money and effort saving ideas to help you all around the house. Some of these included this month are:) Treating Tree Wood. Brass Restoration, Removing Wallpaper, Peeling Porch Paint Feature Columns - New Products For Old Problems (Our regular columns of pictures and paragraphs on a wide range of new and interesting items for the handyman. The products features this month include:) Precision Pliers, Round-Top Trunk Kit, Barrel Root Cellar, Child-Proof Latches Editors' Tests (Evaluation reports by our editors who test new tools and products for home, garden and workshop. Features this month are:) 6" Bench Grinder, Wire Stripper, Toilet Fill Valve Answers To Most Asked Garden Questions (Here you'll find questions on house plants, vegetables, seeds and perennials. Topics this month include:) Lilly Of The Valley Flowers, Eliminating Thistles, Raising Large Onions, Drying Straw Flowers Departments - Booklets You Should Know About (Literature from manufacturers in pamphlet or leaflet form of interest to do-it-yourselfers); What's It Called And Where To Buy It (Buyer's guide of companies who make or sell the products mentioned in our feature articles); Complete Home Maintenance Index (Ready reference to the 9 previous issues)
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