Month: April 2012

Why I Love Old Houses

By Scott Sidler | April 24, 2012

There is something special about an old house. The incredible craftsmanship, the quality materials, but most precious is the history and story they tell.┬áIt’s easy to get caught up in the nuts and bolts of how to cope a joint […]

How To: Restore Old Hardware

By Scott Sidler | April 12, 2012

After a century of paint jobs and humidity a lot of your home’s hardware can loose its original luster. It’s a small detail in a historic house, but properly restored hardware on windows, doors, and elsewhere gives a house that […]

10 Best Old House DIY Websites

By Scott Sidler | April 2, 2012

There are countless old and historic house blogs scattered across the Internet. Some of them focus on How-To subjects, others discuss the history of old houses, and some are an online diary of people’s journey to fix up there own […]