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Paint Metal Railing, Wine Rack (#1716H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Mauro helps a homeowner clean up and repaint a rusty metal railing; Richard discusses some innovations that can make clearing a clogged sink easier; Tom and Kevin build a wine rack out of a reclaimed beam.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jan 25, 2020 -- 11:30am Remind me

Episode #1717H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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Episode #1718H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Feb 1, 2020 -- 4:30pm Remind me
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Window, Robotic Mower, Lead (#1501H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Watch Tom pull off a balancing act to repair an old window. Roger shows Kevin the future of lawn care with a robotic mower. Richard addresses concerns of lead in drinking water.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Feb 3, 2020 -- 6:30pm Remind me

Fire Prevention, Strainer (#1502H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Kevin heads to Chicago to learn about fire dangers in homes and how to prevent them. See Richard replace a rusty kitchen sink strainer and explain why it failed. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 4, 2020 -- 6:30pm Remind me

Bookshelf, Foundation Plants (#1503H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Watch Tom and Kevin create a bookshelf using stair treads and minimal tools in "Build It." Overgrown, but not over the hill - see landscape designer Jenn Nawada turn wild foundation plantings into an enviable front garden.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Feb 5, 2020 -- 6:30pm Remind me

Molding Raceway, Deck Board (#1504H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Unsafe and ready to break - Tom skillfully replaces a cracked deck board on a front porch. See Scott break the mold with an outlet install that uses crown molding to conceal wires. Richard answers a question about blue stains in the bathtub.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Feb 6, 2020 -- 6:30pm Remind me

Molding Raceway, Deck Board (#1505H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Unsafe and ready to break? Tom skillfully replaces a cracked deck board on a front porch. See Scott break the mold with an outlet install that uses crown molding to conceal wires. Richard answers a question about blue stains in the bathtub.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 7, 2020 -- 6:30pm Remind me

Hvac Zoning, Plaster Patch (#1506H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Rocket scientist turned HVAC innovator-watch Richard meet the man behind a new technology that could revolutionize the way we heat and cool homes. See Tom teach a homeowner how to use plaster to patch drywall. The guys ask, "What is it?"

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Feb 10, 2020 -- 6:30pm Remind me

Reclaimed Bench, Robotic Wall (#1507H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Bedroom, home office and master closet all in one! Watch Ross Trethewey use a robotic wall to furnish a micro-apartment. See Tom and Kevin turn a reclaimed piece of pine into a stylish bench in "Build It."

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 11, 2020 -- 6:30pm Remind me

Laundry, 3-Way Switch, Saw (#1508H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

High tech and using less water than ever before - Richard's in Seattle to help a couple pick the most efficient washer and dryer. A 3-way switch is tripping up a homeowner. See Scott diagnose and fix the problem. Plus Tom's tips on table saw safety.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Feb 12, 2020 -- 6:30pm Remind me

Microgreens, Wheelchair Lift (#1509H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Watch Kevin work with an accessibility contractor to assemble a home elevator for a teen injured during the war in Afghanistan. See landscape designer Jenn Nawada learn about growing edible vegetable and herb seedlings.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Feb 13, 2020 -- 6:30pm Remind me

Wood Shop, Wireless Switch (#1510H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Chicago's all about the "L" train, but Tom's focused on a one-car garage. Watch him transform the space into a woodworking shop. Richard takes us down plumbing's memory lane. Look mom, no wires! See Scott install a wireless light switch.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 14, 2020 -- 6:30pm Remind me

Bluestone, Mead, Wire Splices (#1511H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Out with the flagstone and in with the bluestone - Roger changes a dilapidated entrance into a welcoming walkway. Scott explains how to make wire connections. And feeling the need for mead, Kevin gets a lesson on creating the centuries-old elixir.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Feb 17, 2020 -- 6:30pm Remind me

Radiator, Saws, Garage Lights (#1512H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Richard to the rescue - see him diagnose a malfunctioning hot water radiator and give a lesson on diverter tees. Tom demonstrates different types of handsaws. Watch Scott brighten up a driveway with LED garage lights. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 18, 2020 -- 6:30pm Remind me

Rooftop Garden, Stains, Shed (#1513H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Landscape designer Jenn Nawada climbs the ladder to learn about rooftop and small-space gardening. Scott turns a shed into a homeowner hangout by bringing power to the outside storage space. Tom has tips on how to get rid of stubborn ceiling stains.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Feb 19, 2020 -- 6:30pm Remind me

Future House, Nick Offerman (#1514H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Kevin heads to Los Angeles to visit comedian Nick Offerman and tour his woodworking shop. Ross Trethewey takes the pulse of a home's energy consumption using new technology in Future House. And Richard makes a dish soap blunder, on purpose.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Feb 20, 2020 -- 6:30pm Remind me

Water Heat, Panels, Astronaut (#1515H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

An indirect route to solve a hot water problem-Richard helps a father of two make bath time fun again. Tom uses molding to spruce up a dining room in Cincinnati. To infinity and beyond-Kevin welcomes a former NASA astronaut to the barn to talk tools.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 21, 2020 -- 6:30pm Remind me

Build It, Lighting, Mousetrap (#1516H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Nothing beats leftovers-Tom and Kevin use scrap heart pine to make a cutting board in "Build It." Scott transforms an overly bright room with LEDs. It's a trap! Roger takes the bait and shows off the best ways to prevent mice. Also, "What is it?"

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Feb 24, 2020 -- 6:30pm Remind me

Kentucky Lawn, Chandelier (#1517H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Bluegrass and beyond - Roger travels to Kentucky for tips on lawn care. Watch Scott raise a homeowner's spirits and her chandelier by installing a motorized lift. It can be a puzzling tool, but Tom pieces together a tutorial on the jigsaw.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 25, 2020 -- 6:30pm Remind me

Passage Set, Landscape (#1518H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Inspiration from the past - landscape designer Jenn Nawada uses a historic plan to revive a homeowner's back yard. Watch Tom replace an inactive door handle with a passage set and Richard go back in time for a lesson on the evolution of plumbing.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Feb 26, 2020 -- 6:30pm Remind me

Water Heater, Storm Door (#1519H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

See Tom make a house more energy efficient while adding a special treat for the homeowner's dog. Second time's the charm - Richard revisits a home to replace an out-of-order hybrid water heater. Ross Trethewey shows off voice recognition technology.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Feb 27, 2020 -- 6:30pm Remind me

Build It, Cable Lighting (#1520H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Tom and Kevin are ready to bring the family together with a home message center in Build It. Scott brightens up a room by adding cable-powered fixtures. And Richard shares an emotional story about the need for carbon monoxide detectors.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 28, 2020 -- 6:30pm Remind me
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