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 January 31, 2014
Ask This Old House, Episode #1213 Update

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Ask This Old House - Episode #1213
Landscape Contractor Roger Cook visits Santa Fe to learn about "waffle gardening," a method of growing vegetables in an arid climate. Plumbing and Heating Expert Richard Trethewey adds mechanical dampers to a forced-air heating system. General Contractor Tom Silva shows how to bisect angles. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

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Mechanical Zone Dampers
Richard adds motorized zone dampers to a forced-air heating & cooling system.

Where to find it?
Expert assistance with this project was provided by Northeast Heating and Cooling.

The motorized zone dampers are manufactured by ZoneFirst.

Ask Tommy: Bisecting Angles
Tom shows a few tricks for determining how to bisect any angle.

Where to find it?
Tom first showed a miter protractor manufactured by Starrett.

He then showed a simple technique for bisecting an angle that works on both inside and outside corners.

What Is It?
Roger shows a blue and orange tool with a long handle, and the guys try to guess its intended use.

Where to find it?
The Avalanche Snow Removal System is available through the manufacturer.

Waffle Gardening
Roger visits Santa Fe to learn to grow crops in a dry climate, technique called waffle gardening.

Where to find it?
Expert assistance with this project was provided by The Institute of American Indian Arts.

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