A new project on an 1895 Victorian in Belmont, Mass., begins; sprucing up a school garden; installing a whole house fan.
Saving plants; demolition begins; Victorian detail tour; repairing window pulleys; using a chainsaw; improving an electrical connection to a garage.
Replacing lally columns; Homer House tour; salvaging a hardwood floor; patching up a pothole in the driveway; nightstand project.
Installing flitch beams; tour of a laminated veneer lumber factory; rear-mounted toilet; landscape plan; trip to Germany.
Framing the front porch; ductwork; Brimfield Fair, an outdoor antique show; furnishings.
Mudroom framing; exterior paint colors; clawfoot tub refinishing; keeping a baby out of harm's way; preventing a kitchen disaster.
Front porch flooring; Victorian light fixtures; modern hearths; solutions and preparations for winter; Jim Cantore.
Custom mudroom window; interior paint colors; transforming a patch of grass into a driveway; coffee table.
Arched gable shingles; custom floor cloth; building a treehouse; replacing a pedestal sink; fixing an outdoor light.
Building a treehouse; refurbished windows; wainscoting; transforming a kitchen's color; rickety staircase.
Plant revival; the treehouse is revealed; replacing a front door deadbolt with a lock controlled by Bluetooth.
Historical texture is added to the master suite; and the end of the project reveals a new Victorian front porch, restored windows, relaxing master suite, functional living space and open kitchen. In the second half: maple syrup is made; a backyard chicken coop is built; and the value of USB outlets is discussed.