Episode Guide - You Can Do It (Series) (1972-1981)

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The following is a partial list of episodes from the series You Can Do It, aka Mr. Chips:

Sep 30, 1972 - Making things from wood.

Jan 28, 1973 - No. 12 - Table Finishing

Jun 1, 1973 - A new series of helpful hints for the home handyman, with Montreal carpenter Bill Brown and co-host Don McGowan.

Sep 14, 1973 - A multi-purpose lamp is built.

Oct 17, 1976 - Project: One drawer night table.

Dec 12, 1976 - A child's gym ladder.

Dec 19, 1976 - Project: A rocking chicken.

Jan 16, 1977 - First of an eight-part series on how to build a recreation room.

Mar 6, 1977 - Final steps in the building of a recreation room.

Sep 25, 1977 - Making a parquet table.

Oct 2, 1977 - How to make a room divider.

Oct 9, 1977 - How to make a planter bench.

Oct 16, 1977 - How to make a bench with a lift-up seat and storage area underneath.

Dec 4, 1977 - Making a speaker cabinet.

Dec 11, 1977 - Making a terrarium table.

Sep 9, 1978 - Making a storage chest for tools. Host: Jon Eakes.

Oct 21, 1978 - Butcher Block Table - Part 2

Dec 16, 1978 - How to construct shelving.

Jan 20, 1979 - Project: A Gift Project.

Mar 31, 1979 - How to make a pine cabinet.

Apr 21, 1979 - Making a butcher-block table. Conclusion. Jon Eakes, Don McGowan.

May 19, 1979 - Today's project is a sea chest, with Jon Eakes and Don McGowan.

May 26, 1979 - How to construct shelving.

Jun 2, 1979 - Today's project is a square chair.

Sep 8, 1979 - How to make a plant-stand.

Dec 1, 1979 - How to refinish a hardwood floor. Jon Eakes, Don McGowan and Marguerite Corriveau are the hosts.

Dec 8, 1979 - There are many different wood stoves on the market and Jon Eakes has several styles to show. Marguerite Corriveau has a quick and easy idea for making kitchen cannisters. Don McGowan and solar energy expert, Jacques Sicotte tell us how to add another month and a half to your swimming pool season and Marguerite shows some self-assemble furniture. Jon and Don show how to deal with grease, oil and changing season problems on an asphalt driveway.

Dec 15, 1979 - How to plant a terrarium and fix a leaky faucet.

Jan 12, 1980 - How to waterproof basement floors and walls.

Feb 9, 1980 - Don McGowan and Marguerite Corriveau demonstrate an easy way to put up a picture display; Jon Eakes, 'Mr. Chips', helps to choose the proper wood saws for different jobs and then talks about hack saws; Don and Jon give tips on how to have a sit-down dinner for six at a table for two; Jon installs a dimmer switch; and Marguerite and Jon do some putty work on a window frame.

Feb 23, 1980 - Repairing wooden window frames.

Mar 22, 1980 - Projects include making plumbing repairs and framing pictures.

Apr 5, 1980 - Today: How to repair or replace a wooden screen; re-finishing a bedroom that has been sanded; and quick tips on tire pressure. Guest Denis Goyet discusses the feasibility of installing your own hot tub.

Apr 12, 1980 - Today: An inexpensive and imaginative way to finish unfinished furniture, the approved procedure of installing an outdoor electrical outlet, then Don McGowan and Deputy Fire Chief Robert Kirby discuss types of smoke detectors and where to install them.

Apr 19, 1980 - Segments include a look at different kinds of wood-burning stoves.

Apr 26, 1980 - Segments include a discussion of different types ot carpeting and methods of installation. Jon Eakes, Don McGowan and Marguerite Corriveau.

May 17, 1980 - Jon Eakes and Marguerite Cornveau show us some tricks on installing a bathroom carpet. Don McGowan and Jon show how to keep your chain saw sharp. Marguerite gives a quick, inexpensive and attractive way to cover a stool. And Jon shows the ins and outs of safe electrical wiring.

Jun 21, 1980 - Projects include making children's furniture and putting together a stained-glass window. Artist Louise Richerd joins Marguerite Corriveau to show us how to put together a stained glass window. Jon Eakes makes an interesting project for parents with interlocking pieces of plywood. Marguerite gives some quick tips on decorating with decals and Don McGowan and solar energy expert, Jacques Sicotte show the how-to of retaining the suns rays for energy.

Aug 2, 1980 - Tips on framing pictures, choosing locks for the home and repairing toilet plumbing. Jon Eakes, Don McGowan.

Aug 16, 1980 - Today: The selection and installation of shutters; gardening tips; interior decorating—choosing a chair; hanging a planter; door stripping; ana ways to strip antique furniture. With Jon Eakes (Mr. Chips), Don McGowan and Marguerite Corriveau.

Sep 13, 1980 - Included: tips on installing different types of carpeting, restoring iron porch railings and choosing the correct paint color.

Oct 11, 1980 - Projects include building bathroom shelves, winterizing windows and planting shrubs for privacy.

Nov 8, 1980 - Items include tips on installing gypsum wallboard and using color to enhance a room's decor.

Dec 6, 1980 - Tips on ridding water pipes of noises, do-it-yourself auto maintenance.

Dec 13, 1980 - Tips on fine-tuning a chain saw, decorating with lighting.

Dec 20, 1980 - Chips (Jon Eakes) shows how to unstick sticky drawers.

Jan 3, 1981 - Mr. Chips (Jon Eakes) shows how to build a suspended ceiling, Don McGowan and Al McKay give some gas-saving tips and Pat Vickers shows how to make a room cozier with free-standing screens.

Jan 10, 1981 - Mr. Chips (Jon Eakes) shows how to waterproof basement walls; Pat Vickers shows some finishing touches in room decor; and Don McGowan talks about identifying a main water valve.

Jan 17, 1981 - Mr. Chips (Jon Eakes) looks at innovations with gypsum wallboard; and Don McGowan has tips on easy measuring devices. Pat Vickers shows how to give a room a whole new look with color.

Jan 31, 1981 - Mr. Chips (Jon Eakes) demonstrates how to keep a chain saw sharp. Pat Vickers and mechanic Al McKay offer tips on winterizing a car and Don McGowan tells how to get sunshine to heat your home, the energy-saving way! And a tip on log splitting, the safe and easy way.

Feb 7, 1981 - Mr. Chips (Jon Eakes) shows several styles of wood stoves presently on the market. Marguerite Corriveau has a quick and easy idea for making kitchen cannisters. Don McGowan and solar energy expert Jacques Sicotte tells how to add another month and a half to the swimming pool season by retaining the sun's heat and then with Marguerite shows some self-assemble furniture. Jon and Don show how to deal with grease, oil and changing season problems on an asphalt driveway.

Feb 21, 1981 - Mr. Chips (Jon Eakes) shows how to make furniture scratches vanish. Pat Vickers has handy device on buying a table; and Don McGowan, with guest gardener Bob Reiter, tackles bug and weed problems in the yard. And, a tip on a new product that will help bicycle screws stay tight.

Mar 7, 1981 - Mr. Chips (Jon Eakes) and Don McGowan show how to caulk a patio door and four different kinds of caulking material.

Mar 14, 1981 - Mr. Chips (Jon Eakes) constructs an extra bed; Don McGowan talks with Steve Bloomer, a guy who's crazy about kites, making them and flying them.

Apr 4, 1981 - Mr Chips (Jon Eakes) shows how to make the most of a jig-saw, and Pat Vickers has the scoop on carpet buying. Don McGowan gives 'hot' advice on heat exchanging. Also, Pat talks about putting unusual things in your refrigerator, for good reasons!

Apr 11, 1981 - Mr. Chips (Jon Eakes) shows how to make a shower curtain rod for a free standing tub. Pat Vickers adds a little spice to your life and then discusses with Don McGowan, whether you are saving energy by turning lights on and off.

Apr 18, 1981 - Mr. Chips demonstrates how a vapour barrier is important to your home. Pat Vickers works some decor magic on the patio and then she and Don McGowan discuss the differences in lamps.

Jun 6, 1981 - Mr. Chips demonstrates basics and tricks with a circular saw; Don McGowan offers some advice on home improvement contracting; and Pat Vlckers shows how to dress up your walls.

Jun 27, 1981 - Today, Mr. Chips shows how to build a suspended ceiling; Don McGowan and Al McKay give some gas saving tips and Pat Vickers shows how to make a room cosier with free-standing screens.

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