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January
Features - Flooring With A Staple Gun (Throw away the glue, here's a floorcovering that almost installs itself); A Family Album For Your Home (This idea can make record-keeping a snap for the do-it-yourself homeowner); The Overnight Solution (The easy way to give your bathroom a new look without spending an arm or leg); Decorate With Wood Mouldings (Delightful, surprising ways to class up just about every room in the house); Install Your Own Water Heater (Special photo guide that will help you save money, time and breakdowns); Should You Buy Your Own Phones? (The why's and how's of buying and hooking up your own phones to save money); How To Care For Old Clocks (Step-by-step techniques to bring those treasured timepieces back to life); Kitchen Remodeling Basics (The big picture of kitchen make-overs, plus special tips for do-it-yourselfers); New Life For Old Trunks (Sharp investors can easily earn back up to four times the money they spend); How To Reupholster A Chair (If you've had any reupholstery done lately, you'll appreciate this advice); Make A Gingerbread House For $10 (Assemble this unique, inexpensive pre-fab dollhouse in your own workshop); The Log Home Revival (In-the-know tips on what you should know before ordering the new log home) Columns - Reader Letters (Comments, opinions and information from readers); Editor's Tests (Evaluations by our editors on tools and other products); Ask Handyman (Answers to questions to save you time, money and effort); Product News (Our column covering products just on the market) Departments - Information (Literature on subjects of interest to do-ot-yourselfers); Book Reviews (A sampling of helpful reading for the homeowner); Handyman Index (An index reference to the previous nine issues)
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March
Features - The Easy-Does-It Deck (How to construct a simple one-level deck using pressure-treated Outdoor Wood); Build Yourself A Backyard Vacation (Complete how-to-do-it plans using fiberglass panels for patios and carports); Four Great Garden Projects (Build a trellis, pot display, vegetable table and hanging garden from wood); A Workshop You Can Hang On A Wall (A low-cost miter arm attachment turns your circular saw into a wonder tool); How To Keep From Killing Your Trees (There must be 60 ways a homeowner can damage trees without realizing it); Can This House Be Saved? (Our One Family's Home feature shows how to update a little one-bedroom home); Low-Buck Outdoor Furniture (You can get a full set of snappy looking outdoor furniture on a modest budget); Build A Rugged Retaining Wall & Patio (The cost is next to nothing following these step-by-step tips on using rock); How To Keep Your Chain Saw Running (A special photo guide on caring for saws to make wood cutting a breeze); Ideas For Bedroom Projects (Tips on how you can build both a "floating bed" and a "sleeper's paradise"); Speaker Kits: A Sound Investment (Now, save a bundle by ordering speaker kits and assembling them at home); The Recycled Bathroom (Four ways you can have a modern bath without tearing out the old fixtures) Columns - Readers Letters (Comments, opinions and information from readers); Ask Handyman (Answers to questions to save you time, money and effort); Product News (Our column covering products just on the market); Editors' Test (Evaluations by our editors on tools and other products) Departments - Information (Literature on subjects of interest to do-it-yourselfers); Book Reviews (A sampling of helpful reading for the homeowner); Handyman Index (An index reference to the previous nine issues)
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September
Features - You Can Be A Solar Energy Experimenter (Build your own solar system and let the government pay for up to half of it); How Did The Price Of Homes Get So High? (First of a two-part series to show you why your home is a terrific investment); A Conversation Pit For Your Living Room! (A nifty way to plan and build a sunken area into a room of almost any size); Make-It-Yourself Stained Glass (Tips and techniques for duplicating expensive windows at down-home prices); How To Plug Up Heat Leaks (Special report on how to get ready for winter and those rising heating bills); Copy Centers: New Help For The Handyman (How you can take advantage of space-age equipment for projects of all kinds); The Professional Way To Remove Wallpaper ("Off-the-wall" Walt reveals hard-learned tricks to help make this job a snap); Thirty Ways To Save Electricity (The payback is tremendous compared to other ways of trimming utility costs); Tips On Building A Septic System (The basics of septic tanks, plus how to build an entire system by yourself); Slick Ways To Use Paneling (Paneling is showing up all over as homeowners discover its endless versatility); An Easy-Care Dog Kennel (Once you build this kennel, a hose is all you need to keep it sparkling clean); Build A Rustic Outdoor Fireplace (All you need to know to build a special backyard center for outdoor barbeques); The Amazing Sonotube! (How you can make virtually any type of home furnishings from giant fiber tubes) Columns - Reader Letters (Comments, opinions and information from readers); Ask Handyman (Answers to questions to save you time, money and effort); Editors Tests (Evaluations by our editors on tools and other products); Product News (Our columns covering home products just on the market) Departments - Book Reviews (A sampling of helpful reading for the homeowner); Information (Literature on subjects of interest to do-it-yourselfers); Handyman Index (An index reference to the previous nine issues)
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November
Features - Build A Bunk-Bed Tower (Put two bunks, closet, bookshelves, chest and secretary in 45 square feet); Shortcut To The Owner-Built Home (How buying a pre-cut home can be your solution to a downpayment dilemma); How To Invest In Tools (Tools pay off by the work they do, and in more ways than just dollars); Cardboard Carpentry (How to use triple-thick corrugated cardboard for all types of home projects); Tool-Lovers Catalog (Back by popular demand, a brand-new guide to exciting tools and accessories); How To Choose And Use Paint Removers (Tips and techniques to help you recycle valuable furniture for your home); A New Basement For $100 (Transform your basement into clean, bright and useable living space); The Ultimate Bath (How installing exotic bath equipment can put Nature at your fingertips); Ways To Use Wainscoting (Paneling gives the traditional appeal of wainscoting throughout the house); An Easy Way To Form Concrete (New metal system available virtually makes assembling concrete forms a snap); Handyman's Guide To Auto Filters (Attention to three key filters helps you get more from buck-a-gallon gas); What To Do With Splitting Trees (Tips on using threaded rod, screw hooks, cable and braces to fix your trees); How To Install A Utility Sink (Plastic plumbing lets you do the job yourself in as little as two hours) Columns - Readers Letters (Comments, opinions and information from readers); Ask Handyman (Answers to questions to save you time, money and effort); Editors Test (Evaluations by our editors on tools and other products); Product News (Our columns covering home products just on the market) Departments - Information (Literature on subjects of interest to do-it-yourselfers); Book Reviews (A sampling of helpful reading for the homeowner); Handyman Index (An index reference to the previous nine issues)
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