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Working on the "Ell" and Shed Dormer
Project: Cape-Style Home, Episode 7, Part 1
The old "ell" is joined to the new construction, with some demolition done to make room for a shed dormer and a slider door. Bob visits the Wes-Pine wooden window factory in Hanover, MA, then returns to help install a window at the project house. Bob and carpentry contractor Bob Ryley update the budget.
Bob Vila's first project for "Home Again" is a Cape Cod-style home in Marstons Mills, MA. Bob takes the viewer through all the steps of building a house from scratch: from architect’s plans and foundation digging to framing, cedar shingling, installing a heating system, and using artist’s paint techniques on the interior.
ALL EPISODES IN CAPE-STYLE HOME