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Jeff Devlin is the go-to guy when it comes to historic houses in and around Buck's County PA, where the structures are literally older than the country itself. In each episode of Stone House Revival , Jeff and his team of restoration experts work with homeowners to help revive these dilapidated structures into modern living spaces while preserving their historic integrity. Watch as he brings the amazing character of these old, rundown homes back to life.

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Jeff Devlin

A professional carpenter with more than 20 years of experience, Jeff Devlin has a passion for designing, creating and building things.

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Season 1, Episode 5

1760 Classic Colonial Parlor

Carpenter Jeff Devlin meets up with Chris and Catherine, who own an amazing stone home built in 1760. The original home is flanked by two additions, one of which is an 1800s Center Colonial farmhouse, which is a style of house that features two identical spaces meant for entertaining. They ask Jeff to turn one space into a classic parlor with a bar area, and the other into a billiards room. They build an amazing bar with a mahogany top, restore an original mantel piece and Jeff works with a local blacksmith to create a custom light fixture to go over the pool table.

Wednesday
May 25
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 7

Crumbling 1740s Structure

Carpenter Jeff Devlin is recruited by Steve and his son Ellis to take on the original 1740s section of their home in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The plaster walls are crumbling, the second floor is sagging and Steve and Ellis are at a loss for what to do with the space. Jeff and his team add reclaimed beams to reinforce the second floor, restore a bedroom and create a new dining and foyer space.

Wednesday
Jun 8
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 4

1684 Basement Gut Job

Carpenter Jeff Devlin heads to Aston, PA to restore the basement of one of the oldest houses in the area, a 1684 home owned by Janet and Scott. They want to use the space for entertaining, so Jeff creates two bar areas, a sitting area, and restores an adjacent space to ma a functional mudroom and entry way. He runs into issues exposing the original timber ceiling, and launches a hunt in their old barn to find a door to repurpose for the mudroom.

Wednesday
Jul 20
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 1, Episode 13

1859 Kitchen Restoration

Jeff is recruited by friends Scott and Melanie to renovate the 1980s kitchen addition on their 1859 farmhouse. The previous owner did his best to preserve some 19th century style, but the layout doesn't work and the features are dated. Jeff and his team enhance the room's character with open shelving, a Victorian-style mudroom and built-in seating.

Wednesday
Aug 31
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 5

1760 Classic Colonial Parlor

Carpenter Jeff Devlin meets up with Chris and Catherine, who own an amazing stone home built in 1760. The original home is flanked by two additions, one of which is an 1800s Center Colonial farmhouse, which is a style of house that features two identical spaces meant for entertaining. They ask Jeff to turn one space into a classic parlor with a bar area, and the other into a billiards room. They build an amazing bar with a mahogany top, restore an original mantel piece and Jeff works with a local blacksmith to create a custom light fixture to go over the pool table.

Thursday
Sep 1
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 1, Episode 10

1817 Chopped-Up Kitchen

Carpenter Jeff Devlin is recruited by Brandon, the owner of an 1817 stone house in New Britain, Pennsylvania. Brandon's kitchen was converted from a side porch in the 1970s, but the layout is strange and the materials don't match the style of the rest of the home. Jeff and his team reconfigure the space to create a more cohesive kitchen area, a new butler's pantry and a Colonial-style pantry.

Sunday
Sep 18
3pm | 2c
Season 1, Episode 4

1684 Basement Gut Job

Carpenter Jeff Devlin heads to Aston, PA to restore the basement of one of the oldest houses in the area, a 1684 home owned by Janet and Scott. They want to use the space for entertaining, so Jeff creates two bar areas, a sitting area, and restores an adjacent space to ma a functional mudroom and entry way. He runs into issues exposing the original timber ceiling, and launches a hunt in their old barn to find a door to repurpose for the mudroom.

Wednesday
Oct 26
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 7

Crumbling 1740s Structure

Carpenter Jeff Devlin is recruited by Steve and his son Ellis to take on the original 1740s section of their home in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The plaster walls are crumbling, the second floor is sagging and Steve and Ellis are at a loss for what to do with the space. Jeff and his team add reclaimed beams to reinforce the second floor, restore a bedroom and create a new dining and foyer space.

Monday
Nov 28
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 13

1859 Kitchen Restoration

Jeff is recruited by friends Scott and Melanie to renovate the 1980s kitchen addition on their 1859 farmhouse. The previous owner did his best to preserve some 19th century style, but the layout doesn't work and the features are dated. Jeff and his team enhance the room's character with open shelving, a Victorian-style mudroom and built-in seating.

Wednesday
Dec 7
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 14

Saving a 1717 Spring House

Carpenter Jeff Devlin and his team take on one of their most challenging projects, a dilapidated 1717 spring house. Homeowners Barbara and Joseph want to turn the spring house into a guest house with a writing space for author Barbara. The spring house was originally used to store fresh food, but hasn't been used since the early 1900s. Jeff and his team restore the original stone, sandblast years of paint off the rafters and convert the attic into an airy sleeping loft.

Wednesday
Mar 29
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 2, Episode 9

1737 Entryway and Kitchen

Carpenter Jeff Devlin is recruited by Lisa and Tom to work on their 1737 stone home in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania. They ask him to address two areas of the home, from different eras: the first floor, circa 1737, which they use as a mudroom and entryway; and the kitchen, which was built in the 1800s but looks straight out of the 1980s. Jeff and his team dig into the project, bringing unique historic elements into the entryway room and giving the kitchen an 1800s overhaul. They even look for a hidden hatch in the entryway floor, rumored to be a trapdoor used as part of the Underground Railroad.

Wednesday
May 10
9pm | 8c
Season 2, Episode 6

1740 Little House Restoration

Jeff is recruited to restore a 1740 stone home that sits behind couple Kelly and Rob's suburban 1990s home. They call it the "little house," and it sat right in the middle of the action of one of the most famous Revolutionary War battles. Now, the little house sits unused, so they ask Jeff to restore as much history as he can and turn it into a space they can use for entertaining and relaxing. Jeff and his contractors discover a few surprises while unearthing the original fireplace, and Jeff also builds a colonial-inspired cage bar to add a stunning historic feature to the space.

Tuesday
Jun 27
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 2, Episode 3

1803 Second Floor Overhaul

Carpenter Jeff Devlin heads to the home of Jodie and JP to check out the original second floor of their 1803 stone home. The space has been sectioned off over time, and the homeowners want a more cohesive master suite that evokes the home's history. Jeff and his team rip the space apart, moving walls and doors and attempting to uncover as much history as they can. They run into one challenge after another as they tackle the fireplace wall and struggle to achieve Jodie's dream of a classic clawfoot tub. Jeff also makes a four-poster bed by hand and transforms an old dresser into a bathroom vanity.

Tuesday
Aug 1
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 2, Episode 10

1800s First Floor Surprises

Carpenter Jeff Devlin is called on by Meghan and Justin to restore three historic spaces in their 1803 stone farmhouse. Jeff and his team get to work on the dining room, parlor and living room, and they uncover a massive surprise when they start digging into the walls of the parlor. Jeff also works on a custom pie safe, adding a historic piece of furniture to the dining room, and installs a stunning reclaimed tin ceiling in the living room.

Wednesday
Sep 13
3pm | 2c
Season 2, Episode 12

1690s Living Room Restoration

Carpenter Jeff Devlin is recruited by a couple to do a true restoration of the original living room in their 1690s stone home. They also want Jeff and his team to enclose the attached vestibule to create a mudroom, but they'd like it to blend in with the rest of the home with stone walls and vintage windows.

Wednesday
Sep 13
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 2, Episode 14

1751 Two-Floor Restoration

A mother and daughter bring Jeff Devlin in to restore two rooms in the original portion of their 1751 stone home. Jeff and his team dive right in, giving the dining room a slightly formal farmhouse feel. The team then achieves a rustic and refined style in the bathroom that blows the owners away.

Wednesday
Sep 13
4pm | 3c
Season 2, Episode 13

Uncovering a 1700s Home

After inheriting a 1700s stone home that's been in the family since 1906, a couple calls on carpenter Jeff Devlin to peel away the dated decor in the entryway and living room to uncover as much of the original history as possible. Jeff and his team dig into the fireplaces in both rooms, refinish the wood flooring and open up an old staircase, sourcing antique spindles and a newel post to build a new railing.

Wednesday
Sep 13
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 2, Episode 11

1800s Living Room and Kitchen

Fred and Elizabeth call on carpenter Jeff Devlin to restore two spaces in their 1800s stone home. Their huge living room lacks historic character, and their kitchen sits in a 1950s addition, with dated metal cabinets, knotty pine paneling and linoleum floors. Jeff and his team attempt to expose stone walls in both spaces to bring a dose of history to each room. They give the kitchen farmhouse style and transform the living room into two elegant entertaining spaces complete with a vintage-inspired fireplace mantel and custom library table.

Wednesday
Sep 13
5pm | 4c
Season 2, Episode 9

1737 Entryway and Kitchen

Carpenter Jeff Devlin is recruited by Lisa and Tom to work on their 1737 stone home in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania. They ask him to address two areas of the home, from different eras: the first floor, circa 1737, which they use as a mudroom and entryway; and the kitchen, which was built in the 1800s but looks straight out of the 1980s. Jeff and his team dig into the project, bringing unique historic elements into the entryway room and giving the kitchen an 1800s overhaul. They even look for a hidden hatch in the entryway floor, rumored to be a trapdoor used as part of the Underground Railroad.

Wednesday
Sep 13
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 2, Episode 7

1800s Kitchen and Dining Room

Jeff meets Chase and Gretel who just bought their first home, a historic stone home with portions built in the 1700s, 1800s and 1990s. They want him to look at their dining room, which sits in the 1800s portion of the home, as well as their kitchen and sunroom, which sit in the more modern addition. This project is a tricky one for Jeff because Gretel wants the floor plan to be more open, but he can't do that without moving stone walls. They also want him to uncover some history, so he attempts to do so by exposing stone on the original exterior wall.

Wednesday
Sep 13
6pm | 5c
Season 2, Episode 5

1790 Three-Room Restoration

Jeff meets Allen and Kathleen, a couple who wants him to restore three rooms in the original portion of their 1790 home. Their living room's original floors are covered up, their game room has a dated 1960s fireplace and their family room lacks any historic character. Jeff and his team dig into each space, uncovering a few unique original details and adding other historic features, like a reclaimed barnwood ceiling. Then, Jeff finds an amazing surprise while exploring the couple's barn, and works to use his find in the new space.

Wednesday
Sep 13
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 2, Episode 3

1803 Second Floor Overhaul

Carpenter Jeff Devlin heads to the home of Jodie and JP to check out the original second floor of their 1803 stone home. The space has been sectioned off over time, and the homeowners want a more cohesive master suite that evokes the home's history. Jeff and his team rip the space apart, moving walls and doors and attempting to uncover as much history as they can. They run into one challenge after another as they tackle the fireplace wall and struggle to achieve Jodie's dream of a classic clawfoot tub. Jeff also makes a four-poster bed by hand and transforms an old dresser into a bathroom vanity.

Wednesday
Sep 13
7pm | 6c
Season 2, Episode 1

Summer Kitchen Restoration

Lauren and Dan own an amazing stone home in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania that dates back to the 1850s. The summer kitchen is a separate structure that was historically used to keep the heat from cooking away from the main house. The exterior is in great condition, but the interior is crumbling, and the massive original cooking fireplace needs some serious attention. Jeff and his team attempt to restore the fireplace to its original condition and remove the ceiling boards to expose the original rafters, but they run into problems when they try to repurpose the ceiling boards as flooring on the ground level.

Wednesday
Sep 13
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 8

1780 Spring House Revival

Carpenter Jeff Devlin is called on by John and Karine to do a total restoration of their 1780 spring house, which is in dire need of help. The joists and floorboards are almost completely rotten, and the painted stone is crumbling. Jeff and his team face a number of challenges along the way as they attempt to turn the spring house into a comfortable place for guests to stay. In the end, the historic building is almost unrecognizable, and John and Karine are blown away by the result.

Wednesday
Sep 13
8pm | 7c
Season 2, Episode 6

1740 Little House Restoration

Jeff is recruited to restore a 1740 stone home that sits behind couple Kelly and Rob's suburban 1990s home. They call it the "little house," and it sat right in the middle of the action of one of the most famous Revolutionary War battles. Now, the little house sits unused, so they ask Jeff to restore as much history as he can and turn it into a space they can use for entertaining and relaxing. Jeff and his contractors discover a few surprises while unearthing the original fireplace, and Jeff also builds a colonial-inspired cage bar to add a stunning historic feature to the space.

Wednesday
Sep 13
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 2, Episode 4

1800s Original Kitchen Restoration

Jeff is called on to renovate a dated kitchen believed to be in the same spot as the original one that was built in the 1800s. He's also been tasked with transforming the adjacent mudroom and uncovering the original open-hearth fireplace hiding behind the kitchen wall. By restoring much of the kitchen's history, Jeff and team are able to bring in a classic farmhouse style to the home.

Wednesday
Sep 13
11pm | 10c