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xx   HOUSE

Photo shows how to make an office from a small closet. Est. cost: $14.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1972 (v.50#7) pg. 66

Feature on eleven storage units you can build includes using a guest room closet to house metal files, typewriter, etc.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1973 (v.51#3) pg. 56

Photo shows how to create a home office using two wall-hung bookshelves and a desk made with a hollow-core door and a box base that holds two drawers and two shelves. Est. cost: $62.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1973 (v.51#7) pg. 73

Photo shows how to build a home office alcove in a corner by building a stub wall of 2x4s and plywood out a desk-length from one wall. The back wall of the alcove is curved slightly using plywood gussets. A plastic-topped plywood counter is mounted at desk height. Est. cost: $59.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1974 (v.52#7) pg. 40

Three photos show how you can make room for a home office.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1976 (v.54#5) pg. D8 (134+)

Found-space home offices. Five ideas for carving out space or designing a home office that also serves other purposes.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1999 (v.77#10) pg. 48

The essential home office how-to guide. (1) The home office. The ins and outs of comfortable and efficient work-at-home space. (2) Office-in-a-box. This combination desk and workstation closes up to conceal your computer and documents behind a decorative frame-and-panel design.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Feb 2001 (v.24#4) pg. 32, 36

At home in the office. Guidelines for selecting a space, planning the project and constructing a modular unit that includes a desk with two banks of drawers, shelves above the desk, and a cabinet base topped by more shelves.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1993 (v.16#4) pg. 22

Before you build. Step 6. Creating a home office.
ELECTRONIC HOUSE Mar 2001 (v.16#3) pg. 29

Tip: How to create a built-in office out of a seldom-used closet.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 1 1979 (v.92#15) pg. 100

Three ways to convert closets to work and storage space. (1) Home office with drop-down desk. (2) Install drawers in an under-used linen closet. (3) Pantry with swing-out shelving for canned goods.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #196 Feb 1979 (v.29#2) pg. 34

Dining room in a closet. Room divider has large storage doors (wings) which open up to reveal a drop-down dining table and plenty of storage on one side and a built-in sewing center or office on the other side.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #216 Feb 1981 (v.31#2) pg. 24

Clever built-ins make a cozy home office. Includes bookcases, couch and 13-ft. long work counter-desk.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #245 Jan 1984 (v.34#1) pg. 41

Designing home offices. Ideas on location, built-in furniture, critical dimensions, etc.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #119 Oct-Nov 1998 pg. 92

Create a home-office corner. Use decorative "Con-Tact" coverings to decorate boxes, file cabinets, bulletin boards, etc.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Jun 1984 (v.198#6) pg. 136, 196

Office in the basement. Remodeling project make clever use of space, shelves, and lighting. How to construct "floating" shelves with bull nose fronts that are supported by concealed fasteners.
HOME MECHANIX #718 Feb 1988 (v.84) pg. 54

Put your home to work. Special section on setting up an office or work space in your home. Includes ideas for built-in furniture.
HOME MECHANIX #741 Jan 1990 (v.86) pg. 35

Creative home offices. Ideas for built-ins and partitions to help you merge professional and private lives.
HOME MECHANIX #753 Mar 1991 (v.87) pg. 34

How to build a hideaway office at home. Built-in desk is 28" deep. Entire area can be closed off behind bifold doors that are panelled in Marlite to match the surrounding wall.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #536 Jan 1973 (v.69) pg. 86

How to convert a corner of a two-car garage into a 6.5x10-ft. home office.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #665 Oct 1983 (v.79) pg. 58

Create an instant office. By customizing ready-to-finish furniture, you can design a home office. Includes instructions for applying plastic laminate.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #669 Feb 1984 (v.80) pg. 24

Five great home-office concepts. Includes some construction tips.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #669 Feb 1984 (v.80) pg. 29, 46

Make the most of small spaces. How to convert a double closet into a home office or a study center for a child's bedroom. Includes a built-in desk, bookshelves, and a roll-around file cart and chair.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #671 Apr 1984 (v.80) pg. 40

An under stair office. Flush doors swing open to reveal a cozy, accessible office located underneath an open stairway.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #671 Apr 1984 (v.80) pg. 54

Tips on equipping your home office for "telecommuting" (working at home via a computer terminal).
NEW SHELTER Sep 1983 (v.4#7) pg. 74

A master craftsman builds his own home office in the basement under a 2-car garage.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1981 (v.155#4) pg. 135

How to install a closet shelf system for storing supplies in a home office.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1996 (v.173#4) pg. 108

Family learning center consists of uprights supporting book shelves, storage cabinets and desk surface. Built-in file drawers and lighting complete the unit.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1968 (v.193#3) pg. 152

Home offices. How to design a personalized workspace. Some tips.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Feb 1988 (v.3#2) pg. 66

An office at home. Four layouts described.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Mar 1989 (v.4#2) pg. 49

Home work. How to set up a home office. Advice on selecting a site and furnishing it. Includes tests to be sure that electrical circuits will deliver required amount of energy and advice on surge protection and uninterruptible power sources.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #814 Apr 1997 (v.93) pg. 34

Store a bed, make an office. Create a spacious office that doubles as a comfortable guest room. A wall of cabinets combines a fold-away double bed (concealed behind a decorative painting) with a decorative display of artwork on glass shelves. A nearby closet houses file cabinets as well as clothes.
WORKBENCH Apr-May 1995 (v.51#2) pg. 34

Home office basics. Design ideas for a corner layout, U-shaped layout, and a closet office.
WORKBENCH #256 Nov-Dec 1999 (v.55#6) pg. 40