Carpenter most well-known for his looks like a “grasp carpenter” around the PBS displays This Old Home and THE BRAND NEW Yankee Workshop. He’s also the writer of many books coping with carpentry, including Inquire Norm and Norm Abram’s New Home. He was raised in Milford, Massachusetts and went to the University or college of Massachusetts Amherst. He received the inaugural EyeSmart Recognized Service Award from your American Academy of Ophthalmology for his commitment to eye security in ’09 2009. He wedded a woman called Elise. He started appearing upon this Old Home with the show’s sponsor Kevin O’Connor in 1989.