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Tear down or renovate? How to decide. Plus: They fired their contractor and survived a DIY build.
Even before spring arrives, natural life is on the move at the lake. Here’s what’s happening.
Sure, you think you understand log cabin construction. But there’s more to it.
This cluster of rustic log cabins is timeless and worth the annual trek from Australia.
Stargazing at the cottage; how to buy the right telescope; reporter; maple syrup facts; newbies and the know-it-all; fire up the VCR for vintage comedy; caption contest winner; monarchs are in danger
Simple diner meals; tomato-basil sauce; veal on a bun; hot chicken sandwich; pod coffee makers; spiked coffee; Doukhobor borscht; our grill genius on how to master pork tenderloin; marinating in the freezer
Making wood plugs; roofing trusses save you time and effort; easy spice rack in a drawer; how to paint a panel door; cut a curve with a circ saw; doggie dock ramp invention; working with winches
Eating slugs; bad renters; sauna taps; noisy pipes; planting solutions
Flooding: Will it happen again this spring?
Movable glass walls are a great luxury, but are they right for cottage country?
Let’s leave future cottagers a time capsule—of trash.
A new column by the Scots design duo. This issue: Let in the light.
Smart operators: In spring, the nimble-fingered raccoon will eat anything it can get its paws on.
Bonding with the family pet at the lake.