This Old House Cambridge 2012 | Exterior Improvements
Repointing brick, repairing the front porch, a rowing lesson. Details
Program: This Old House
Episode: Cambridge 2012 | Exterior Improvements
Mason Mark McCullough shows master carpenter Norm Abram how he's repointing the old brick foundation. Norm and general contractor Tom Silva replace the front porch columns and railing. Tom and host Kevin O'Connor get a rowing lesson on the Charles. Back at our house, Tom explains how to insulate our balloon frame house.
Premiere Date: 11/08/2012
Episode Expires: Thu 03 Oct 2013
TV Rating: TV-G
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