North Shore Farmhouse | This Old New House
On the North Shore of Massachusetts, Bill and April Harb begin building their dream home. The farmhouse will look 200 years old, but use innovate building methods. Bill shows Kevin and Roger the site plan and walks them around the property. Norm and Tommy tour factory homes built 5 and 105 years ago to learn about assembly methods. Kevin meets contractor Erik Kaminski, who leads the tree-removal. Richard meets town official Brendhan Zubricki, who performs a perc test to assess the soil.
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- Ch 478Ask This Old House TVComing up on this week's episode of Ask This Old House That makes 50! The guys complete the show's run of every U.S. state. Tom learns how to create a unique keepsake box from island materials in Build It. Richard looks at a new way to store solar energy. Roger helps a family grow an organic garden. Build It | Hawaiian Mango Keepsake Box Tom works with a local woodworker to build a keepsake box out of mango wood. Where to find it?Ask This Old House TVOn this episode of ASK This Old House Inspiring Rooftop and Small Garden Spaces Landscape designer Jenn Nawada learns about rooftop and small space gardens. For many rooftop gardens, including the rooftop farm Jenn visited, a structural engineer should be consulted and the extra weight of the garden should be factored in to the building's design. One way to help with weight is using expanded or "puffed" shale in the soil mix.