Elise Hauenstein is the current wife of Norm Abram who is an American carpenter, writer, and television host best known for his work on the PBS television programs This Old House.
She was born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, and raised in Milford, Massachusetts, where she attended high school.
His father-in-law was a carpenter, who taught Norm Abram many of his practical skills. Norm first worked on a client’s site at the age of 9, helping his father install hardwood floors. He worked with his father during summer vacations in high school and college.
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Who is Elise Hauenstein?
Elise Hauenstein is a skilled potter. Couple has lived in a custom modified-classic two-story Colonial, timber-framed home that he built in Carlisle, Massachusetts, with the assistance of his father and other professionals.
From his personal experiences with the house’s design and construction, he penned Norm Abram’s New House (1995). He recently purchased a new, old house close to the coast in Rhode Island, where he intends to construct a new woodworking shop and pursue his interest in shipbuilding.
Elise Hauenstein age
Elise Hauenstein age is 72 years old, as of 2024. She was born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, U.S. Elise married Norm Abram, in 1999.
Norm Abram previous marriage
Norm Abram was previously married to Laura Cone (divorced in 1996) with whom he has a daughter, Lindsey. His love of plaid shirts is well-known and occasionally mocked; one of the best examples is the role Richard Karn played as Al Borland in Home Improvement.
Lesser known facts about Elise Hauenstein
- Elise Hauenstein’s ex-husband, Norm Abram initially studied mechanical engineering at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
- Morash planned to launch a spinoff of This Old House called The New Yankee Workshop, featuring Abram, in 1988.
- He is on the board of trustees of Old Sturbridge Village in Sturbridge, Massachusetts.
- Norm received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 49th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, presented by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, on June 18, along with “This Old House.”