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.
It's All About The Beams (#3504H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Tommy installs flitch beams in the kitchen. Kevin goes to West Virginia to see how laminated veneer lumber is made. Richard finds a rear-mounted toilet on the 3rd floor. Landscape designer Jenn Nawada works on a plan for the shade-covered backyard.
It's Foundation Time (#3505H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Work begins on the mudroom foundation. Kitchen designer Linda Cloutier imagines cabinets in the dream kitchen. A giant vacuum removes 100-year-old insulation from the attic. Norm and Tommy resize an existing door to fit a smaller opening.
Opening The Entry (#3506H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Kevin meets mason Mark McCullough as he starts laying blocks for the mudroom foundation. Tommy builds a bay window in the kitchen. Norm visits the shop where the original windows are undergoing restoration. The front entryway is opened up.
- KQED Life: Thu, Jul 14, 2016 -- 1:00pm Remind me
Victorian 2 (#3507H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Kevin meets Richard in the basement to discuss the HVAC plan. Tommy's excavation crew replaces the old steel main water line at the front of the house. Katherine and interior designer Amanda Reid select tile for the bathrooms.
Antiques for An Antique House (#3508H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Framing begins on the front porch. HVAC expert Brian Palen solves the puzzle of snaking ductwork through a house designed in the age of coal. Kevin heads to Brimfield, the world's largest outdoor antique show, where Katherine searches for furnishings.
True Colors (#3509H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Kevin finds Tommy framing the mudroom. The homeowners consider colors for the exterior of their house. Richard learns the process of refinishing the clawfoot bathtub. Tommy replicates 120 Victorian molding.
Victorian Warmth (#3510H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Tommy lays down the flooring for the new front porch. Interior designer Amanda and homeowner Katherine select light fixtures. Richard learns about the new fireplaces going in on the first floor. Tommy and Kevin install the porch roof shingles.
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.
Grinding Out The Details (#3511H) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVG
Kevin helps Tommy convert a storm door into a window for the mudroom porch. Interior designer Amanda and homeowners Katherine and Murat select interior paint colors. Tommy shingles the porch piers. Mark Ferrante lays tile in the master bath.
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.
- KQED Life: Thu, Aug 25, 2016 -- 1:00pm Remind me