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This Old House: Season 31

31x04 Newton Centre; Origins of the Dutch Colonial Revival

  • 2009-10-31T16:00:00+01:00 on PBS
  • 24 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Documentary, Home And Garden, Reality, Special Interest

Host Kevin O'Connor meets general contractor Tom Silva in the kitchen to see some bizarre and inadequate framing that he recently discovered in the old kitchen ceiling. As a result, they have to reinforce and level the entire ceiling using an angle iron, a laser level, and multiple new LVLs. Then, Kevin visits Long Island, New York with architect Russell Versaci to learn about the origins of our house style, the Dutch Colonial Revival. Back in Newton Centre, master carpenter Norm Abram leads the effort to frame up the first floor platform for the new addition.