E24 | Hand-Turned Spindle Replication | Ask This Old House - Tom Silva is rarely stumped. But when a homeowner reached out about a missing hand-turned spindle in the staircase of her 1900s Queen Anne Rowhouse, Tom attempts to replicate the spiral-detailed spindles on his lathe. There, he turns straight grain fir balusters and troubleshoots a string technique to replicate the spiral detailing.
Tom replicates a homeowner's spiral-detailed spindles for their Queen Anne Row staircase.
Richard troubleshoots a leaky shower; Mark repairs flagstone steps.
Richard troubleshoots a tub that runs cold; Tom and Kevin build a set of cornhole boards.
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Ask This Old House solves the steady stream of home improvement problems faced by our viewers - and we make house calls! The series features some familiar faces, including Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and landscape contractor Jenn Nawada.
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