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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.

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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 Upcycle a Bookcase into a Kitchen Island

How to turn a bookcase into a kitchen island with fresh paint and a new top.

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How to Install a Water Filter Under the Sink

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey travels to Los Angeles to update a water filter to preserve the look of a retro faucet

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How to Size a Kitchen Island

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva walks host Kevin O’Connor through the dimensions to consider for a kitchen island

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Future House Extras | Space Kitchen

In this web exclusive extra, Ask This Old House home technology expert Ross Trethewey travels to NASA Johnson Space Center to meet with Vickie Kloeris to sample the food and beverages that astronauts eat while on board the International Space Station

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Teak Island Countertop Install at the TOH Arlington Italianate Project House

Countertop manufacturer Paul Grothouse shows Norm the right way to install the new teak island top for the kitchen

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Butcher-Block Island Top Install at the TOH Newton Centre Project House

Master carpenter Norm Abram welcomes back wood countertop fabricator Paul Grothouse to install the butcher-block island top and to review other wood top options

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Teak Touches for the Kitchen at the TOH Newton Centre House

Countertop fabricator Paul Grothouse arrives from Pennsylvania to install the end-grain teak island top and its companion piece, a custom teak farmhouse table, for the breakfast area

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IKEA’s Fix and Finish Pantry Makeover | After

TOH’s pro design and building team partner up with a suburban family to renovate their challenging pantry space A Fix & Finish Project, Presented by IKEA

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Butcher Block | New Yankee Workshop

Norm's version of the indispensable kitchen staple, the butcher block, features a hard endgrain maple top instead of the usual parallel grain. Go to The New Yankee Workshop to see measured drawings for all projects

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How to Update a Kitchen on a Budget

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey goes over low-budget kitchen upgrades in this edition of DIY Smarts.

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How to Locate Cabinet Knobs and Pulls

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva gives tips on installing cabinet hardware accurately and consistently

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Understanding the Cycles of a Dishwasher

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey takes host Kevin O’Connor inside a dishwasher to explain each cycle

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Build It | End-grain Cutting Board from Scrap Wood

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O’Connor create an end-grain cutting board from heart pine scrap wood

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Arlington Kitchen Time-Lapse

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How to Replace a Kitchen Sink Strainer

Ask This Old House plumbing expert Richard Trethewey finds a rusty sink strainer in the kitchen and shows a homeowner how to replace it.

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How to Install New Kitchen Cabinets

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shares expert tips and techniques for installing new kitchen cabinets

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How a Plumbing Trap Can Lose Water

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey explains several reasons why a trap may be losing water

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How to Choose a Water Filter

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey explains the many filter options and home water systems available for filtering drinking water

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How to Install a Touchless Kitchen Faucet

This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner install a new, no-touch kitchen faucet

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How to Update a Kitchen with Paint

Ask This Old House host Kevin O'Connor uses a special paint to revamp an old kitchen.

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How to Make a Plate Holder

Build a simple wooden holder to display a colorful set of plates

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How to Build Custom Concrete Countertops

This Old House host Kevin O'Connor learns how to create concrete kitchen counters

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How to Hang a Kitchen Wall Cabinet

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner purchase and install a kitchen wall cabinet

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History of Home Brewing Beer with Bridget Lancaster

Bridget Lancaster of America's Test Kitchen gives Kevin a lesson on the history of beer

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How to Apply a Peel & Stick Backsplash for the Kitchen

Use a peel-and-stick tile mat instead of messing with thinset and a trowel for a kitchen backsplash.

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How to Avoid Rookie Plumbing Mistakes

This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey demonstrates some common plumbing mistakes and how to avoid them

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A Tech-Savvy Dad Stymies His Daughter With This Hilarious Invention

Tired of your toddler tossing that sippy cup to the ground? This father created a way to make the cup bounce back

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How to Replace a Kitchen Sink and Faucet

This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey heads to Colorado to help a homeowner install a new kitchen sink and faucet.

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How to Add Task Lighting to a Kitchen

This Old House host Kevin O'Connor works with an electrician to help a couple add task lighting to their dark kitchen

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How to Repair a Leaky Kitchen Faucet

This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner repair her leaky kitchen faucet