Ask This Old House Previous Broadcasts

Doorbell, Home Gym, Pipes (Episode #1426H)

KQED 9: Sat, May 28, 2016 -- 4:30 PM

Tom and Kevin head to Montana to build a home gym for a wounded Navy Seal. The sound of silence, see Scott bring the noise back to a faulty doorbell. Richard's got your number. Watch him explain how 22 and 45 play an important role under your sink.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, May 28, 2016 -- 4:30 PM

Murphy Door, House Hydrant (Episode #1425H)

KQED 9: Sat, May 21, 2016 -- 4:30 PM

Tom's working his magic in Salem; see him transform a bookshelf into a secret passage. No more leaky spigot. Watch Richard install an outdoor house hydrant that eliminates drips. And Scott reveals it only takes two tools for most electrical work.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, May 28, 2016 -- 11:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, May 26, 2016 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, May 22, 2016 -- 2:30 PM

Nick Offerman, Pipe Shelf (Episode #1424H)

KQED 9: Sat, May 14, 2016 -- 4:30 PM

Actor Nick Offerman brings his woodworking expertise to the barn and "What Is It?" See Tom take a chapter from Richard's playbook by creating a steel pipe shelf in "Build It." Landscape designer Jenn Nawada helps construct a pond-less waterfall.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, May 21, 2016 -- 11:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, May 21, 2016 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, May 19, 2016 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, May 15, 2016 -- 2:30 PM

Deck Lighting, Fireplaces (Episode #1423H)

KQED 9: Sat, May 7, 2016 -- 4:30 PM

Looking for illumination in Texas, watch Scott jazz up a deck with festive lighting. Enchanting and efficient, see Kevin show off the most desirable fireplace options. Landscape designer Jenn Nawada digs up the best tools for first-time gardeners.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, May 14, 2016 -- 11:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, May 14, 2016 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, May 12, 2016 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, May 8, 2016 -- 2:30 PM

Short Door, Grow Herbs (Episode #1422H)

KQED Life: Thu, May 5, 2016 -- 1:30 PM

Too short, crooked and upside down. Watch Tom use his expertise and artistry to repair an antique door. Roger gets the dirt on growing edible herbs indoors. See Richard solve the mystery of the disappearing toilet water.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, May 7, 2016 -- 11:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, May 7, 2016 -- 10:00 AM
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