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The This Old House Hour

PBS's home-improvement series, 'This Old House' followed by 'Ask This Old House,' an offshoot in which 'House' regulars field viewer questions.

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Sat., August 1, 2015
10:00 am
(60 minutes)

Charlestown Project 2014: Kitchens and Baths  

A major upgrade begins: adding a Greek Revival-style front door. On the second floor, new wood wainscoting is installed; a feature wall insert for the master shower is created with marble basket weave tile; and small section of copper roof is added to the roof. In the second half: installing a natural gas line for a new grill; and hanging a heavy mirror on a masonry chimney. Also: what grows best in the shade.

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Sat., August 1, 2015
10:00 am
(60 minutes)

Charlestown Project 2014: Kitchens and Baths  

A major upgrade begins: adding a Greek Revival-style front door. On the second floor, new wood wainscoting is installed; a feature wall insert for the master shower is created with marble basket weave tile; and small section of copper roof is added to the roof. In the second half: installing a natural gas line for a new grill; and hanging a heavy mirror on a masonry chimney. Also: what grows best in the shade.

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Sat., August 8, 2015
10:00 am
(60 minutes)

Lexington Project 2015: New Walk, Old Stone  

The bluestone front walk is started despite significant grade challenges; porcelain tile made to look like slate is installed in the screen porch; and the vanity project is recapped. Also: selecting and fabricating antique granite for the front walk and custom house marker. In the second half: replacing a ceiling fan; and visiting a bonsai nursery to learn how to sculpt trees.

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Sat., August 8, 2015
10:00 am
(60 minutes)

Lexington Project 2015: New Walk, Old Stone  

The bluestone front walk is started despite significant grade challenges; porcelain tile made to look like slate is installed in the screen porch; and the vanity project is recapped. Also: selecting and fabricating antique granite for the front walk and custom house marker. In the second half: replacing a ceiling fan; and visiting a bonsai nursery to learn how to sculpt trees.