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How Mount Rushmore was Created | Ask This Old House

Ask This Old House mason Mark McCullough learns about how Mount Rushmore was built. #ThisOldHouse #AskTOH SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse Steps: 1. Mark learned that Mount Rushmore was built using the following techniques: a. Workers would climb to the top of the mountain, get into harnesses, and would be lowered down the cliff face using a series of…

How to Cut Stone with Hand Tools | Ask This Old House

Ask This Old House mason Mark McCullough demonstrates various techniques for cutting stone with hand tools. #ThisOldHouse #AskTOH SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse Cost: $10 and up Skill Level: Moderate Tools: Masonry drill [https://amzn.to/33EIibP] Masonry hammer [https://amzn.to/2UfeIqq] Feather and wedges [https://amzn.to/33HMAit] Hand tracer [https://amzn.to/2UzYrLo] Hand point [https://amzn.to/2WCwvcp] Shopping List: Stones Steps: 1. Mark first demonstrated how to cut stone…

How To Clean an Air Conditioner

When anĀ air conditionerĀ is blocked, dirty, or not maintained well, it isn’t very efficient. Learn how to clean an air conditioner, so that it will be ready to keep your house cool all season long. Purchase AC Coil Cleaner on Lowes.com: https://low.es/2R3D97W Purchase Fin Tool on Lowes.com: https://low.es/2UX2otL Subscribe to Lowe’s YouTube: http://bit.ly/1blLmvD or head to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/Lowes For more…

10+ Harbor Freight Tools I Recommend

10+ Tools to Buy at Harbor Freight Do you like quality tools at a good price? Have you ever purchased tools only to have them fail in a short time? In this video, I will show you several of the items I continue to purchase and use on a regular basis from Harbor Freight. I hope this helps you in…

Let the Light In | Idea House Build Ep 2 | This Old House

In episode 2 of the Idea House Build: Cottage on the Cape series, Matt explains the roof layers that will be installed after the last of the sheathing goes down, and PeteĀ installs a Velux skylight.Ā Back on the ground, aĀ BilcoĀ ScapeWell gets installed forĀ egress andĀ added light in the basement. #ThisOldHouse #AskTOH SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse Dry-in is almost complete at…

How to Plant a Cherry Tree | Ask This Old House

Ask This Old House landscape contractor Jenn Nawada travels to Washington D.C. to help a homeowner select and plant a cherry tree for his house. #ThisOldHouse #AskTOH SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse Time: 2-3 hours Cost: $100 Skill Level: Beginner Tools: Shovel [https://amzn.to/2J9A1Df] Hand rake [https://amzn.to/39eSvNo] Canvas tarp [https://amzn.to/2UbTkSB] Hose [https://amzn.to/2UIN44b] Shopping List: Cherry Tree [https://amzn.to/2wmtDpG] Compost [https://amzn.to/2xUCb7l] Mulch…

How To Grow Vegetables in Containers | Quick Tips

Homegrown vegetables are delicious and nutritious and growing them can be a very satisfying project for adults and children. Learn quick tips for how to grow vegetables in containers, so you can enjoy veggies year-round. Subscribe to Lowe’s YouTube: http://bit.ly/1blLmvD or head to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/Lowes For more ideas to improve your home, check out Lowe’s How-To Library or our…

Touring the Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C. | Ask This Old House

Ask This Old House landscape contractor Jenn Nawada travels to Washington D.C. to see the Cherry Blossom Festival. #ThisOldHouse #AskTOH SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse Resources: Jenn toured the National Mall during the National Cherry Blossom Festival (https://nationalcherryblossomfestival.org/), which occurs every Spring to celebrate the gift of 3,000 cherry trees from Japan to the United States in the Spring…

Cottage on the Cape | Idea House Build Ep 1 | This Old House

The 2020 Idea House Build series kicks off in Eastham, MA with our Cottage on the Cape project. #ThisOldHouse #AskTOH SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse Host Chris Ermides speaks with the architects, Don Powers and Christina Carlson, and builder, Matt Cole, to understand their decisions behind the design of the house. Matt explains how the exterior walls are being…

How To Make a Growth Chart | DIY Kids’ Projects

There’s no time like the present to build a DIY growth chart with your kids! Former teacher turned DIY guru and mother of four Monica Mangin shows you how to build a custom growth chart with some basics materials, stain, and a little creativity. Check out these other great projects to do with your kids. DIY Kids’ Projects: https://low.es/2UjRjCO Subscribe…