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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

Contents

Featured

Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay
By

A cottage chair has to be sturdy, durable, and ready to weather the elements. But most of all, it has to be comfortable.

Akwesasne Summers
By

The Mohawks and non-natives of tiny Stanley Island have evolved a harmonious community out of turbulent times.

My Weekend in the Power Zone
By Pat Lynch

How Pat Lynch survived the big ups and low downs of kiteboarding.

Plain and Simple
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Peter and Sharon Whittington hardly needed a blueprint for their Arts and Crafts-style cottage. They’d been building it in their heads for years.

Kings of the Castle
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It’s packing and stacking, physics and fun – how sandcastle masters build the ultimate beach house.

Highway to Heaven
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It’s smoother, faster, safer – a pipeline to the north and speedier route for distant cottagers. But is that the whole story? Inside the 69/400 megaproject.

A Toast to Wine: The Holy Grape
By

Winemaking in cottage country? Brave vintners are breaking new ground.

Wine and Dine
By Jane Rodmell

Food wine = delicious recipes.

Made for the Shade
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When it’s hot outside, keep your cool with this easy-to-build sunblocker.

Puttering

Task Master

Pre-emptive plumbing

Real Tools

Basin wrenches for tight turns

Solutions

The water-saving urinal

Cottage Plans

An angular getaway

Hit List

15 excuses to avoid any task

Job Jar

Water tank tune-up

Great Inventions

Surfboard bench; birdhouse route markers

Also in this issue

On the Waterfront
Cottage Q&A
Nature Scrapbook
Cottage Classic

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