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House One: Tour of a Gothic Carpenter-Style Home
Project: Elmwood Neighborhood, Episode 1, Part 2
- Part 1: Overview of the Elmwood Neighborhood Project
- Part 2: House One: Tour of a Gothic Carpenter-Style Home
- The first Elmwood project concerns remodeling a Gothic Carpenter-style home, built in 1871. The exterior is in very good condition and there are three beautiful fireplaces inside, which were shipped over from England in the 1880s.
The owners, Luke and Jane Driver, who have a young family, want to remodel the kitchen and bathroom and dining area in such a way that complements their needs.
Bob tours the house and considers the new proposed layout, which would eliminate the bathroom in order to expand the dining area and provide some much-needed storage space.
The kitchen flooring also needs work. While the dining room floor is mahogany with oak stripping, the floor in the kitchen is composed of several different types of mismatching wood. Bob helps Luke demolish the floor, and they discuss finding old wood from the 1850s in the support walls.
- Part 3: Flooring, Plumbing, and Plastering
- Part 4: Installing a Reclaimed Pine Floor
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