Short stories celebrating the restoration and repair of family heirlooms, antiques and the joy that comes from making the old, new again.
A childhood play place becomes a retirement cabin restoration project.
After surviving nearly 300 years—and an Iroquois Indian attack—Quebec’s Therrien House is a living symbol of historic Canada.
Restorative thermal springs gave birth to stately Bathhouse Row in the golden era of “the America Spa.”
The affection descendants feel for the former Mormon outpost of Chesterfield, Idaho, on the Oregon Trail has revived the historic town’s soul.
Grandpa Ernie’s high-wheel bike became an overnight sensation—after hanging in the barn for 100 years.
Whidbey Island farmers saved their land and way of life for generations to come with farmland preservation efforts that are still in place today.
John Maloney’s collection of antique farm equipment proves everything old can be new again.
Community shares the joy of restoring a miraculous little piece of America’s Great Prairie.
A reader thanks the men whose can-do attitude helped build our nation’s parks.
Short story recounting how an Ohio man used his handy skills to restore over 100 cars and countless antiques.
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