Newton GenNEXT | Homeowners Pitch In
On this episode of This Old House Opening the kitchen, dining and family room at the Newton project has required some structural columns to carry the second-floor load. Kevin finds Tommy and finish carpenter Matt Forde trimming the rough columns to give them a better look. Homeowner Liz has always wanted to design a stained glass window for her new home. She takes a course with a local instructor and carefully assembles a window for the mudroom that she has designed herself.
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- Ch 478This Old House Season 37Kevin visits the house to see Roger and Katherine taking inventory of plants they hope to save. Tommy explains the plan for the kitchen/dining area. An architectural historian gives Norm a tour of Belmont's varied Victorian home styles, and they revisit the 1993 Belmont project. Tommy inspects open walls to determine how to provide structural support. Norm sees the repair of the window pulley systems. A salvage expert collects usable items removed during demolition, including a hidden staircase.This Old House Season 37An inspector arrives to approve the foundation. Kevin sees how Erik Kaminski installs the perimeter drain, which keeps groundwater away from the house. The first shipment of precut framing lumber arrives on-site via multiple flatbed trucks. Landscape architect Kim Turner explains her landscape plan to Richard and the homeowners, with a focus on making the property look antique. Matt Khoury leads the start of the framing process as Richard checks out the numbering system for the panels.