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.
Arlington Arts & Crafts | Arts and Crafts From Top to Bottom (#3609H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Tommy frames up a new Arts & Crafts style front porch using custom cut pieces. Richard visits a marble quarry in Vermont. Emily considers new color combinations for the exterior while Mark McCullough shows Kevin how to fix the original stucco panels.
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Arlington Arts & Crafts | Shedding the Old Look (#3610H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
A new shed is built on site in one day. Copper is installed on the front porch and the windows trimmed with a PVC product. Richard looks at the new boiler being installed and then checks out an energy-efficient home built by This Old House Magazine.
Arlington Arts & Crafts | Underground Energy (#3611H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Electrician Scott Caron starts the process of burying electrical cables. Norm and Charlie build the porch base columns. Roger lays a new brick patio. The first row of kitchen cabinets is installed. Tommy and Kevin work on trimming the front gable.
Arlington Arts & Crafts | Changes Start to Show (#3612H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
The house gets new shingles. After the hardwood goes down, radiant tubing is installed on the entire first floor. The large existing fireplace gets a makeover. Outside, the side decks and rails are built.
Arlington Arts & Crafts | Decorative Touches Make the Difference (#3613H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
The architect plans call for exterior decorative features on all sides of the house: a roof detail over the bank of windows, a refinished front door and evergreen trees along the edges of the property. Kevin learns to lazure paint in a bedroom.
Arlington Arts & Crafts | Ship Lap for a Ship Shape House (#3614H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
The homeowners have chosen ship lap, the hottest wall covering right now, for the third floor. Reclaimed granite is used for steps, and a marble slab is cut for the kitchen island. A cast stone mantel is built around the fireplace in the family room.