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This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook breathes new life into a dead lawn. (See below for a shopping list and tools.) Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Full episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uJx52yMjwWA&index=22&list=PLkJADc1qDrr-ZmCu0t_YNmTXHVt80JDyE How to Mow a Lawn: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2cwo-pEgDY&index=69&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV How to Shopping List for Reviving a Brown Lawn: – type
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This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shares his secrets for fabricating a stylish new plastic-laminate kitchen countertop. (See below for a shopping list and tools.) Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Full episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qwYbN-3g7ss&list=PLkJADc1qDrr-ZmCu0t_YNmTXHVt80JDyE&index=11 How to Build a Sliding Barn Door: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-8uo3paP6U4&index=288&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV How to Install a Linoleum
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Watch the full episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NVbzx3ybYJI&index=11&list=PLkJADc1qDrr-U3jevgVkJt9YXYy_ZfHau This Old House general contractor Tom Silva demonstrates the proper way to use hand planes. (See below for a shopping list, tools, and steps.) Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Shopping List for How to Use a Hand Plane: – Machine oil, used
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Watch the full episode: http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/tv/ask-toh/video/0,,,00.html Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O’Connor create a popular type of coffee table out of reclaimed oak wood. Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Shopping List for How to Build a Reclaimed Coffee Table: – Reclaimed oak
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This Old House general contractor Tom Silva saves a rotting window with a two-part epoxy filler. (See below or a shopping list and tools.) Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Full episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ejXnlnbytM&index=4&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_xoUV70ylQstbsgu8-nUta How to Replace a Rotted Windowsill: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8iu9dLrV-E How to Epoxy Coat a Garage Floor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBeUWXvK0nU
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Finishing expert Bruce Johnson shows Kevin some tips for staining unfinished furniture and together they finish the table Tom built. Bruce shows how to use wood conditioner, stain, and polyurethane to finish the piece. Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Watch the full episode: http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/tv/ask-toh/video/0,,20804165,00.html
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Keep the hot water flowing with This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and Kevin O’Connor. (See below for a shopping list and tools.) Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Full episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eEEC1XEeK-o&index=25&list=PLkJADc1qDrr9xYewL7dO-TZtaITm0VY2k How to Flush a Water Heater: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PjwENIksoWE&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV&index=125 How to Change a Water Heater
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In this video, This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shows how to lay a beautiful and long-lasting pathway. (See below for a shopping list and tools.) Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse How to Powerwash a Walkway: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=haqXDhTjUds How to Lay a Bluestone Walkway: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UCdnvXnY8Q0 How to
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This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to save a wood deck from a catastrophic collapse. Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Full episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOb9RUCLHu4&index=11&list=PLkJADc1qDrr8JnEkf1GX2utInAXW6t2XP Watch How to Build Deck Stairs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IYs7XWSYDRA Watch How to Clad Concrete Steps in Stone: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7kH_p_qRBo Watch How to Powerwash a
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Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner repair sections of his vinyl siding that have holes. Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Time: 3 hours Cost: $100 Skill Level: Moderate Tools List for Replacing Damaged Vinyl Siding: Hammer Utility knife Speed square Shopping List:
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This Old House landscaping contractor Roger Cook shows how to construct a wood-timber retaining wall to create a play area. (See below for a shopping list and tools.) Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Full episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZqiSuJEz-U&index=9&list=PLkJADc1qDrr8JnEkf1GX2utInAXW6t2XP How to Repair a Fence Gate: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vCNugIF4JHU&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV&index=15 How to Build a
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Watch the full episode: https://www.thisoldhouse.com/watch/ask-toh-tree-removal-garage-door-opener Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva demonstrates different ways to locate studs in a wall. Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Time: 5 minutes Cost: $5-50 Skill Level: Beginner Tools List for Choosing a Stud Finder: Magnetic stud finder Digital stud
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Watch the full episode: https://www.thisoldhouse.com/watch/ask-toh-build-it-downlights Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O’Connor create an end grain cutting board from heart pine scrap wood Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Time: 4-5 hours Cost: $20 (if scrap wood is used) Skill Level: Hard Tools
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Watch the full episode: http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/tv/ask-toh/video/0,,21002944,00.html Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey explains several reasons why a trap may be losing water. (See steps below.) Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Steps for How a Plumbing Trap Can Lose Water: 1. If a washing machine
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Host Kevin O’Connor explains the differences between three popular masonry materials. (See steps below.) Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Steps for Understanding Concrete, Cement, and Mortar: 1. Portland cement is a fine gray powder that hardens when mixed with water. It’s seldom used by itself but is
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This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to create a watertight seal around a vent pipe. (See below for a shopping list and tools.) Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Watch How to Install an Outdoor Faucet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6IRlriC1_k Watch How to Weatherstrip an Exterior Door: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wEJvpoVrwLk
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This Old House general contractor Tom Silva creates wall-hung storage for tools and supplies. (See below for a shopping list and tools.) Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Full episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gxdPmrMmrVM&index=24&list=PLkJADc1qDrr8mfl5BwtXlwYV9zxvbi-Eq How to Build Walk-In Closet Storage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kwc-9mFSmm0 How to Build a Storage Chest: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aLB4a3xrHRI How to Build
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Shoring up an old deck with new supports with This Old House general contractor Tom Silva. (See below for a shopping list and tools.) Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Full episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uJxBEOhcaq0&index=21&list=PLkJADc1qDrr8mfl5BwtXlwYV9zxvbi-Eq How to Safely Attach a Deck to a House: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w3czHZwBfEo&index=184&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV How to Build Deck Stairs:
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