This Old House
Host Kevin O'Connor, master carpenter Norm Abram, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva demystify the home-improvement process.
Dude, Where's My Victorian (#3501H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
A new project begins in Belmont, Massachusetts, with a focus on salvage and restoration. Homeowners Katherine and Murat Bicer plan to revive their 1895 Victorian by building a front porch, refurbishing the original windows and opening up the kitchen.
What's Old Is New Again (#3513H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Work continues on the tree house. The refurbished windows are installed. Tommy installs wainscoting in the front entryway, and then gets to work on restoring the parquet flooring.
This Old Tree House (#3512H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Tommy creates an arched shingle design for the front porch gable. Kevin learns the process of creating a custom floor cloth for the kitchen. Tommy builds the porch railings. Kevin begins a labor of love- a tree house for the kids.
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Inside Out Restoration (#3514H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Roger brings back the plants he removed before construction began. Norm sees how a craftsman carves two newel posts to match the existing. The refurbished clawfoot tub and marble countertop are installed. Kevin reveals the treehouse to the kids.
The Final Countdown (#3515H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
The kitchen counters are installed. Tommy builds a columned divider between the eating area and mudroom. Richard points out the mechanical improvements in the basement. Mauro applies a special magnetic paint for messages and notes in the kitchen.
Goodbye Tired Old House (#3516H) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVG
Kevin watches artist Pauline add historical texture to the master suite wall. The end of the project reveals many improvements: a new Victorian front porch, restored windows, relaxing master suite, functional living space and gorgeous open kitchen.