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In each issue of Cottage Life you'll find answers to your cottage questions, delicious recipes, design ideas, and stories of other interesting cottagers and some wildlife too

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Featured

Island of Invention
By Charles Long

Forty years ago they had to come up with solutions. Now they want to. Living the DIY ethic at a rustic Temagami cottage.

Piano Ma’am
By

Sticky ivories and icky mouse nests don’t faze Marg Elmslie. Tuning old cottage uprights is music to her ears.

Refinishing School
By Jo Currie

A painter’s primer for bringing your deck and siding up to grade.

Paddle Past to Present
By

When a Stony Lake cottager restored his dad’s beloved canoe, there were a few surprises along the way.

Cover Story: Get the Picture?
By

Make all your photos winners with these tips from top shooters.

Eat, Drink, and Be Airy
By Jane Rodmell

Liven up the picnic basket with prep-and-pack dishes that put the hot dog to shame.

Introducing the 2002 Cottage Life Photo Contest

Deadline for entries: September 9, 2002

Puttering

Task Master

Boat tie-ups that stay tied down

Real Tools

Sidle up to the pry bar

Materials

Sticky decisions about painters’ tape

In the Works

The guileful gas gauge

Job Jar

The shingles game – how to score

Bright Ideas

Get a good footing from forms

Also in this issue

On the Waterfront
Cottage Classic
Cottage Watch
Cottage Q&A
Cottage Coup
Environment
Nature Scrapbook
Weekender

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