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With perseverance, ingenuity, and a lot of online videos, these newbies built a stunning contemporary cottage. Here’s how they did it.
Solar power systems are cheaper than ever. With a little help, you can even put one in on your own. So why not catch a few rays?
Modern, efficient woodstoves are more than just heaters. They warm up your cabin and add style. Plus: how to prep and burn firewood.
It’s that season again. But stay calm. We’ll tell you what you need to know about those bothersome buzzers.
Learn to read the clouds; Reporter; goldenrod spider; a cautionary closing-up tale; marine mechanics wanted; avoid injury doing chores; cover colouring contest winners; is your shoreline healthy?
Special focus on wood; charred wood and how to do it; barnboard bonanza; new timber framing connector; sawhorse project; acetylated wood; butcher block counters; secrets of the woodworking pros
Pulled pork three ways; artisanal apple ciders; classic sandwich fillings: devilled egg; Mediterranean tuna; ham salad; apple and parsnip soup; Irish soda bread; easy mayo recipes; veggie burger
Cabin addition rules; whiskers; path safety; boat sharing; mice.
Who looks after the cottage when the family handyman is sidelined?
It seems everyone is thinking about safety these days. That’s no fun.
Before you redo your kitchen or bathroom, read these tips from experts—and cottagers like you.
Beautiful New England asters bloom in fall, and bees love them.