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How to Build a Flag Display Case

Ask This Old House carpenter, Nathan Gilbert, shows the office he renovated during the quarantine and works on the finishing touch—a display case to store the U.S. flag that was presented to him at his grandfather’s funeral.

Nathan demonstrates how to properly hang an American flag.
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Celebrate the Fourth of July: How to Hang the American Flag

Ask This Old House carpenter and U.S. Navy veteran Nathan Gilbert explains the proper way to hang and display a U.S. flag.

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How to Replace a Deck Joist Hanger

Ask This Old House carpenter Nathan Gilbert helps a homeowner repair her deck by replacing rotted hangers and re-securing the joist to the structure.

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Installing a Dishwasher in an Old Kitchen

In this DIY Smarts, Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and carpenter Nathan Gilbert team up to help a homeowner retrofit a new dishwasher into an old kitchen.

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How to Turn a Reclaimed Beam into a Fireplace Mantel

Ask This Old House carpenter, Nathan Gilbert helps a homeowner turn a reclaimed mantel into a fireplace mantel.

Installing sliding doors for a pantry.
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How to Install Bypass Pantry Doors

Ask This Old House carpenter Nathan Gilbert travels to Missouri to install a set of bypass doors for a pantry.

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How to Tighten a Loose Newel Post

In this edition of DIY Smarts, Ask This Old House carpenter Nathan Gilbert travels to a Sears kit house in Richmond, Virginia to tighten an old, loose stair railing.

Carpenter Nathan Gilbert builds kitchen drawer dividers
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How to Build Kitchen Drawer Dividers | This Old House: Live

Ask This Old House carpenter Nathan Gilbert demonstrates how to build custom kitchen drawer dividers as part of This Old House: Live—an initiative providing daily programming and opportunities to connect with our experts during these challenging times.

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How to Replace Full Mortise Door Hardware

Ask This Old House carpenter Nathan Gilbert helps a homeowner to replace his traditional mortise hardware with hardware that locks.

Touring Abraham Lincoln’s House

Ask This Old House carpenter Nathan Gilbert visits Abraham Lincoln’s house in Springfield, IL.