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.
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.
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.
- KQED Life: Sat, Feb 13, 2016 -- 9:30am Remind me
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.
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: 26:46 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.
This Old New House (#3517H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
On the North Shore of MA, homeowners Bill and April Harb begin building their dream home on a plot of raw land. The traditional farmhouse will look as though it's been there for 200 years, but the building methods are at the forefront of innovation.