General Contractor Tommy Silva's Greatest Hits

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Ask This Old House: Tom Silva’s Greatest Deck Hits

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps homeowners fix, build, and maintain their backyard decks
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Ask Tom: How to Find Measurements Without Math

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to quickly divide any length in half—without using math
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How to Choose and Use a Jig Saw

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows the best uses for a jigsaw and how to choose the right one for...
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Install a Pet-Friendly Storm Door

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner install a storm door with her active dog in mind
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How to Create Simulated Panels with Molding

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva creates a simulated stile and rail wainscoting on a dining room wall...
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How to Set Up a Garage Workshop

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva heads to Chicago to transform a garage into a woodworking shop
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How to Use a Speed Square

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva demonstrates the amazing versatility of the humble rafter square
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How to Identify Hardwoods and Softwoods

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva walks host Kevin O’Connor through the types of woods available and...
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Testing New Table Saw Technology

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O’Connor look at new type of table saw with smartphone...
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How to Choose a Circular Saw

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O’Connor discuss how to choose and use a circular saw
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Build It | Movable Kitchen Island

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to fabricate a kitchen island out of stock cabinets
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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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