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This Old House

Episode #1624

This episode of THIS OLD HOUSE starts off with a tour of the Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Center, a facility in Tucson, Arizona where the nation's fleet of aging warplanes are stored for future spare parts, restoration, or sale. Back at the remodeling jobsite on the old 1920's pueblo-style home, contractors pour solid concrete to form countertops in the kitchen; when completed, they will weigh 450 to 500 pounds. Master carpenter Norm Abram examines the floor-to-ceiling custom black walnut bookshelves installed in the old master bedroom, while host Steve Thomas takes a look at a house off-site constructed of a cheap alternative building material: hay bales. Thomas also talks with contractor Sam Burgess about the latest in shower doors. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: America's favorite home improvement series, the Emmy Award-winning THIS OLD HOUSE, with host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, landscape contractor Roger Cook and master carpenter Norm Abram.

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