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Maple Syrup, Chicken Coop, Usb (Episode #1416H)

KQED 9: Sat, Sep 24, 2016 -- 4:30 PM

Food expert Chris Kimball discusses maple syrup and takes a few for a taste test. Watch Jenn Nawada in Vermont learn how to make maple syrup. In "Build it," see Tom create a backyard chicken coop. Scott talks about the value of USB outlets.

Philly Sconce, Trim Closet (Episode #1415H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 24, 2016 -- 11:30 AM

Watch Tom complete a closet by adding a coat rack, shelving and a new door. Richard has wax on the mind when it comes to diagnosing a leaky toilet. Scott heads to Philadelphia. See him replace a wobbly sconce at a home that was once a church.

Classroom Garden, House Fan (Episode #1401H)

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 24, 2016 -- 10:00 AM

Watch Tom keep things cool on the West Coast with a whole house fan installation. Then follow Roger and Jenn as they work with students to liven up a school's garden. Richard explains new water heater regulations.

Driveway Patch, Shaker Table (Episode #1403H)

KQED Life: Thu, Sep 22, 2016 -- 1:30 PM

A driveway pothole is more than meets the eye for Roger. See what he found and how he patches it. Watch Tom and Kevin get a history lesson from the Shakers to build a nightstand and see Scott dust off an old railroad lantern and give it new life.

Smart Lock, Outdoor TV (Episode #1414H)

KQED Life: Sun, Sep 18, 2016 -- 2:30 PM

Get smart. See Kevin replace a front door deadbolt with a smart lock controlled by Bluetooth. From indoor to outdoor, watch Scott install a weather-resistant television on a patio. And see who shows off his table tennis skills in "What is it?"

Philly Sconce, Trim Closet (Episode #1415H)

KQED 9: Sat, Sep 17, 2016 -- 4:30 PM

Watch Tom complete a closet by adding a coat rack, shelving and a new door. Richard has wax on the mind when it comes to diagnosing a leaky toilet. Scott heads to Philadelphia. See him replace a wobbly sconce at a home that was once a church.

Smart Lock, Outdoor TV (Episode #1414H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 17, 2016 -- 11:30 AM

Get smart. See Kevin replace a front door deadbolt with a smart lock controlled by Bluetooth. From indoor to outdoor, watch Scott install a weather-resistant television on a patio. And see who shows off his table tennis skills in "What is it?"

Kitchen Makeover, Attic Stair (Episode #1413H)

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 17, 2016 -- 10:00 AM

On a trip to Minneapolis, Tom takes the right steps to install a new attic staircase. Watch Kevin use a special paint to give a dated kitchen an elegant makeover. And the heat is on. Richard explains which blowtorches are best.

Sink Mistake, Security Light (Episode #1406H)

KQED Life: Thu, Sep 15, 2016 -- 1:30 PM

The sinking feeling of regret. Watch Richard rescue an Atlanta homeowner by replacing a trendy mistake in the bathroom. See Scott make an unusual find in an old attic, then shine a light on a dark driveway. And "What is it?" goes to the mattresses.

Kitchen Makeover, Attic Stair (Episode #1413H)

KQED Life: Sun, Sep 11, 2016 -- 2:30 PM

On a trip to Minneapolis, Tom takes the right steps to install a new attic staircase. Watch Kevin use a special paint to give a dated kitchen an elegant makeover. And the heat is on. Richard explains which blowtorches are best.

Smart Lock, Outdoor TV (Episode #1414H)

KQED 9: Sat, Sep 10, 2016 -- 4:30 PM

Get smart. See Kevin replace a front door deadbolt with a smart lock controlled by Bluetooth. From indoor to outdoor, watch Scott install a weather-resistant television on a patio. And see who shows off his table tennis skills in "What is it?"

Kitchen Makeover, Attic Stair (Episode #1413H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 10, 2016 -- 11:30 AM

On a trip to Minneapolis, Tom takes the right steps to install a new attic staircase. Watch Kevin use a special paint to give a dated kitchen an elegant makeover. And the heat is on. Richard explains which blowtorches are best.

Post Light, Pedestal Sink (Episode #1412H)

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 10, 2016 -- 10:00 AM

Replacing a pedestal sink is a tall task, but Richard is up for the challenge in Delaware. See Scott fix a troublesome outdoor switch and a wobbly post light in South Dakota. Watch Jenn Nawada turn popular plants into a work of art. And "What is it?"

Renewable Energy (Episode #1404H)

KQED Life: Thu, Sep 8, 2016 -- 1:30 PM

Watch Richard and Kevin investigate mechanical rooms on their trip to Germany and explain why the country is a world leader in energy efficiency. Follow Kevin's return to the states to help Ross install a residential wind turbine in Texas.

Butterfly Garden, Dark Closet (Episode #1407H)

KQED Life: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 -- 1:30 PM

Butterflies take flight. Watch Roger track the path of Monarchs and set up a garden just for them in Fort Worth. No need to separate lights from darks. See Scott bring some luster to an under-lit closet. And the must-have tools for every woodworker.

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TV Technical Issues

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    • early Tues 9/13: KQEH DT54 (KQED Plus) planned overnight outage

      UPDATE: power was restored at 6:45am Tuesday. Most TVs will restore the channels automatically, but a few viewers may need to do a rescan. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – (DT54-1 through 54-5) late Monday/early Tuesday 9/13 The DT54 Over the Air signal will be […]

    • Mon 8/01: DT9 Over the Air PSIP outage (apx 8:30am-2:30pm)

      RESOLVED: PSIP was restored at apx 2:30pm Monday. Our signal should be ID’g as 9-1, 9-2 & 9-3 again. – – – – – (DT9-1, 9-2 & 9-3) BACKGROUND: the PSIP information line in our Over the Air signal stopped again this morning. So while we were still transmitting programming on our three channels, they […]

    • Mon 6/27: DT9 PSIP issue for Over the Air viewers

      RESOLVED: PSIP was restored at apx 2:50pm Monday. Our signal should be ID’g as 9.1, 9.2 & 9.3 again. – – – – – (DT9.1, 9.2 & 9.3) Our Over the Air (OTA) signal for DT9 is still transmitting. However, we are aware that the PSIP information line in our OTA signal has stopped. Engineers […]

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