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How to Install an Antique Pocket Door

Carpenter Nathan Gilbert and his father help a homeowner install a salvaged pocket door in her 1881 house, adding a period-correct touch that it’s been missing.

S21 E9, Nathan Gilbert installs cabinet hardware
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How to Install Cabinet Hardware

Carpenter Nathan Gilbert on a house call as he helps a homeowner with a basic problem. The two work together to install hardware on builder-grade cabinets for a major upgrade.

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How to Hang a Sliding Barn Door

In this DIY Smarts project, Ask This Old House carpenter Nathan Gilbert travels to Birmingham, Alabama to install a sliding barn door in an open-concept loft apartment.

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How to Upgrade to Soft Close Cabinets

In this video, Ask This Old House carpenter Nathan Gilbert upgrades a kitchen to have soft close cabinets.

S21 E6, Nathan Gilbert installs an awning
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How to Install an Awning

Carpenter Nathan Gilbert helps a homeowner protect themselves from rain and snow by installing an awning over the entry door to their brand-new kitchen.

S21 E2, Nathan Gilbert restores a built-in
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How to Repair Cracks in a Built-In China Cabinet

Carpenter Nathan Gilbert and paint expert Mauro Henrique help a homeowner solve a common problem with built-in cabinets in older homes.

S21 E1, Jenn Nawada and Nathan Gilbert build a compost bin for an elementary school’s garden project
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How to Build a Classroom Compost Bin

Carpenter Nathan Gilbert and landscape contractor Jenn Nawada build a compost bin for an elementary school’s garden project.

S20 E16, Nathan Gilbert installs vinyl plank flooring
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How to Install Vinyl Plank Flooring in a Kitchen

In this DIY Smarts project, Carpenter Nathan Gilbert helps a homeowner replace a dated vinyl kitchen floor with modern vinyl plank flooring to complete an updated look.

S20 E39, Nathan Gilbert discusses track saws
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Tool Lab | How to Select and Use a Track Saw

Ask This Old House carpenter Nathan Gilbert explains everything we need to know about track saws—including their parts, how they work, and how to use one.

S20 E23, Jenn Nawada plants a window box
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How to Build Window Flower Boxes

In this DIY Smarts project, This Old House carpenter Nathan Gilbert and landscape contractor Jenn Nawada build and plant custom window boxes for a colorful touch of curb appeal.