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January
Features - Home Computers - Toy Or Tool? TFH Supplies Some Answers; Expand A Home Office With Built-Ins; Lower The Cost Of Living With These 12 Products; Home Remodeling Financing Guide; Understanding Howeowners Insurance; Make A Home Resource File To Simplify Household Care Departments - From The Editor; Reader Letters; Ask Handyman; TFH Reports (Hegner's Smooth-Cutting Power Jigsaw); Using Tools (Table Saw basics); Quick Fixes (The how-to of insulating your heating ducts); Shop News; Coveralls; Workshop Projects (Build three attractive home office furniture pieces from out complete plans); Handyman Garage (Financing secrets for new car buyers); Professional Advice (How to fix home plumbing projects); Handy Hints; 5-Year Index; Shoppers Corner; Blueprints (A Rustic Home with Paddock Porch)
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February
Features - How America Lives - Trends In Housing For The '80s; A Little Room That Does Many Things; Build TFH's Lumber Storage Shed; The Right Way To Install A Washer And Dryer; The Whole House Repair Manual: More Tips On How To Solve Home Maintenance Problems Departments - From The Editor; Reader Letters; Ask Handyman; TFH Reports (Jet Milling machine is a metalworking bargain); Using Tools (The basics of using a Table Saw); Quick Fixes (A product that restores Grout to like-new appearance); Shop News; Coveralls; Designer's Corner (Architecture and anti-decorating create a contemporary look in an older home); Workshop Projects (A place for everything. Build TFH's sewing cabinet that can be turned into a bar; A hobby center that ends clutter; Or an attractive camera cabinet); Handy Hints; Professional Advice (How to work with a Solar Contractor); Appliance Repair; Shoppers Corner; Blueprints (Have a Log House without moving)
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March
Features - Add A Screened Porch For Summertime Fun; Forget Mowing - 4 Low Maintenance Yards; Light Up Your Yard With Our Exclusive Yard Light Designs; Build A Brick Patio; How To Cure A Wet Basement; How 4 D.I.Y. Families Modernized Their 1950s Tract Homes; Plant A Low-Work Garden; Fixing Wallboard Problems; Repair And Seal Your Blacktop Drive The Right Way Departments - From The Editor; Reader Letters; Ask Handyman; Using Tools (Using Rasps and Files); Quick Fixes (Clean up paint splatters from almost any surface); TFH Reports (Washing machine outlet box eases appliance installation); Shop News; Coveralls; Designer's Corner (Customize your home with hand-painted Ceramic Tile); Workshop Projects (A child's wagon from the 1800's; A heavy-duty utility trailer and a work-saving garden cart); Handyman Garage (How to save money on auto repairs); Appliance Repair; Professional Advice (How to care for your trees); Handy Hints; Blueprints (D-I-Y Dome Homes)
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July /
August

Features - Three Kitchen Islands (Kitchen islands add storage and speed meal preparation. Here's how to build one that's right for your kitchen); Rescue A Tired Kitchen (You can bring back the good looks of your kitchen with only a little time and money. Here's how to do it); Create A Multi-Use Room (Why limit the laundry room to just one task? Here's how to transform it into a truly multipurpose room); Designers Corner (Improve your kitchen's ease of use at little or no cost. TFH shows you the tricks of creating your own motion-minded kitchen); Electrical Basics (A short how-to course that will help you unravel the mysteries of DIY electrical wiring projects); How To Build Soffits (Three ways to build soffits that will complement your kitchen); Using Carbide Tipped Blades (Carbide tipped power saw blades outlast conventional steel blades up to ten times. Here's how to buy and use them) Departments - From The Editor (Practicing what you preach), Reader Letters (Readers respond); Using Tools (Clamping techniques); Ask Handyman (Answers to your questions); Shop News (New tools we've tested); TFH Reports (Long-lasting paint); Workshop Projects (3 summer projects); Handyman Garage (Roadside repairs); Handy Hints (Tips from our readers); Pro Advice (How to clean smarter); Appliance Repair (Fix it yourself); TFH Index (Listing the past 10 issues); Shoppers Corner (Shopping ideas); Blueprings (Insulated concrete panels)
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September
Features - A Place For Your Books (Build a custom-designed bookshelf from our complete plans); How To Install Skylights (If you've dreamed of adding a skylight, here's how simple it can be); Installing Vinyl Floors (Have a beautiful new floor in just a few hours by installing one of the new breed of sheet vinyl floors); Plant A Tree (Choose the right tree for your home and plant it so it thrives); Whole House Repair Manual (Eighteen cures for common home repair and maintenance problems); Deck Refinishing (Wooden deck care simplified); Sinking Concrete Curbs (Making it level again); Washing Machine Repairs (Simpler than you think); Electrical Seminar (Home wiring basics); Garage Door Openers (How-to plus what's available) Departments - From The Editor (Friendly persuasion); Reader Letters (Readers respond); Using Tools (Band saw basics); TFH Reports (Skil benchtop band saw); Ask Handyman (Answers to your questions); Coveralls (News for DIYers); Shop News (New tools we've tested); Quick Fixes (Driveway cleaners); Designers Corner (Wallcovering basics); Workshop Projects (Kitchen helpers); Handyman Garage (Car care basics); Pro Advice (Indoor air pollution); Handy Hints (Tips from our readers); Appliance Repair (Fix it yourself); Shoppers Corner (Shopping ideas); Blueprints (Steel-framed homes)
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October
Features - Make A Small Room Seem Bigger (Here are eye-fooling tricks that you can use to make a small room seem much larger that it really is); Build A Better Bathroom (If you've dreamed of having a delightful new bathroom but need some good hard advice, here are 3 projects to help guide you); How To Install A New Front Door (A step-by-step guide that shows how easy it is to replace that battered door with a new one, in just hours); Stairway Remodeling And Repair (If your home's means of going up has gone down in looks, this is what you can do to revive it); Cure Heat Leaks In Your House (Low-cost products and tips that reduce heating and cooling costs); How To Remodel Your Attic (Five common problems solves); Basic Plumbing (Planning and layout explained); Measuring Home Heat Loss (Simpler than you might think) Departments - From The Editor (The Peanut Butter Theory); Reader Letters (Readers respond); Ask Handyman (Answers to your questions); TFH Reports (A computer-controlled table saw); Coveralls (News for DIYers); Quick Fixes (How to fix a broken window); Using Tools (Miter box basics); Shop News (New tools we've used); Workshop Projects (Three furniture plans); Pro Advice (Home heat exchangers); Handyman Garage (How to buy, test and care for automotive batteries); Appliance Repair (Fix it yourself); Handy Hints (Tips from our readers); Shopper's Corner (Shopping ideas); Blueprints (An award-winner)
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November
Features - (Re)Move A Wall For More Space (You can affect a nearly magical transformation in your home's layout by (re)moving interior walls), Alternate Ways To Heat Your Rooms (Traditional home heating methods are being challenged by these new ideas and products), How To Install A Fireplace (What's better than the warm glow of a fireplace? Here's a guide to installing a factory-built fireplace), Six New Ways To Cover Walls (The latest products, designs and decorating techniques to bring a new look to your home), Plumbing Basics (Your home's water supply, drain, waste and vent piping explained), Basic Battery Buying (How to cut costs and increase the life of those tiny packets of power that run so many things) Departments - From The Editor (Essential realities), Reader Letters (Readers respond), Shop News (New tools we've used), Ask Handyman (Answers to your questions), TFH Reports (Delta's home workshop lathe), Using Tools (Sandpaper basics), Sources (Info for DIYers), Workshop Projects (Perfect gifts for all ages that you can make), Handyman Garage (Automotive gifts), Pro Advice (Indoor air problems), Appliance Repair (Fix it yourself), Shopper's Corner (Shopping ideas), Handy Hints (Best tips, trade secrets)
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December
Features - Three Great Workshops (Whether you have a lot of space or just a little, here's how to have a workshop that fits just right); A Workshop In Your Hand (Electric drills are the DIYer's supertool. You can sharpen, shape, sand and saw with these add-ons); 3 New Ways To Have Hot Water (A lot of your utility bill goes down the drain with your hot water. Here's how to have hot water for less), How To Install Suspended Ceilings (A suspended ceiling hides a multitude of ceiling problems and it's hard to install one wrong); Plumbing Basics (How to cut and solder copper plumbing pipe the pro's way); The Best D-I-Y Books You Can Buy (The Handyman editors reveal their personal choices for the DIY books they consider the best) Departments - From The Editor (The issue is people); Reader Letters (Readers respond); Shop News (New tools we've used); Ask Handyman (Answers to your questions); Sources (Info for DIYers); Using Tools (Bench Grinder basics); TFH Reports (Milwaukee cordless drill); Workshop Projects (A cradle, a copter and a place to draw); Handyman Garage (What to do when the weather stops your car); Appliance Repair (Fix it yourself); Shopper's Corner (Shopping ideas); Handy Hints (Best tips, trade secrets)
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