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 November 9, 2012
This Old House And Ask This Old House - Episode #3206

David: This Old House - Episode #3206
Master Carpenter Norm Abram takes a look at the repointing of the foundation with Mark McCullough of MJM Masonry; General Contractor Tom Silva and Norm take a look at the repairing of the front porch and rebuilding of the porch railing; Kevin explains the details of the fire blocking and fire caulking. Next we
see Tom and Host Kevin O'Connor rowing on the Charles River and looking into the Community Rowing organization of Massachusetts, which makes rowing on the Charles River available to everyone.

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How thw Cambridge House first looked.

Insulation installer
Contractor:
Anderson Insulation
tel. 800-472-1717

Rowing Classes
Side Trip:
Community Rowing, Inc.

Deconstruction Contractor/ Side trip
Contractor:
Eco Building Bargains
tel. 413-788-6900

Electrician
Contractor:
Gallant Electric
tel. 781-862-4636

Mason
Contractor:
MJM Masonry

Ask This Old House - Episode #1106

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In this special episode, the guys visit New York City. Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey tours a scale model of the entire city. Host Kevin O'Connor works with a local electrician to add task lighting to a dark kitchen in Brooklyn. Then, Richard, Kevin, landscape contractor Roger Cook, and general contractor Tom Silva play "What Is It" with special guest Jimmy Fallon in Times Square. Afterward, Roger visits a new park built atop an old train line. And Tom helps a homeowner in Greenwich Village add a cable railing system to her deck.

Panorama of the City of NY
Richard visits a scale model of the entire city of New York.

Where to find it?
The Panorama of the City of New York is on display at the Queens Museum of Art in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.

Adding Light to a Kitchen
Kevin helps a couple add task lighting to their dark kitchen in Brooklyn.

Where to find it?
Expert assistance with this project was provided by Vinnie Verderosa of Supercharged Electric (718-981-7173).

The slim fluorescent fixtures Vinnie installed above and below the cabinets are manufactured by . The model number is SP4-16/30.

What Is It?
Tom asks the guys and guest star Jimmy Fallon to identify a tool with a heavy base and two long poles.

Where to find it?
Tom demonstrated a "Repeller 360" bird deterrent, manufactured by Bird-B-Gone.

The Highline
Roger takes a tour of The Highline, a park built on an elevated freight train track.

Where to find it?
The Highline runs on the West Side of Manhattan, beginning at Gansevoort Street. More information on the park can be found here: The Highline

Installing a Cable Railing
Tom installs a cable railing on a deck in Greenwich Village.

Where to find it?
Tom installed the Cable-Rail system, manufactured by Feeney Architectural Products.

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Roger, Jimmy Fallon, Tom, Kevin and Richard on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon