The pilot episode of a possible DIY cable network series called “Maine Cabin Masters” will air Tuesday at 10 p.m., featuring the renovation of a 1930s summer cottage on Webber Pond in Vassalboro owned by the Daggett family of Augusta.

The network features a wide range of home improvement-themed reality shows, often set in specific locations where the location plays a starring role. Some other DIY shows include “American Rehab: Virginia,” “Building Alaska” and “Kitchen Crashers.”

Network publicists said Thursday that “Maine Cabin Masters” has not yet been approved as a series, so for now only one episode will air. They didn’t say what specific format the series might take or if it would feature different cabins and cottages being renovated on each episode.

The cottage to be seen on the show Tuesday is where former Maine legislator Beverly Daggett, the first woman to serve as Maine Senate president, spent her childhood summers. Daggett died last September.

After Daggett passed away, the family decided it seemed like “the right time to make some improvements,” said her daughter Page Daggett, who appears in the episode.

“She was unquestionably the matriarch of my family, so this renovation was a tribute to her,” Daggett said.

The cottage, which had only been slightly modified for some 85 years, is seen on the episode getting significant design and repair work from Maine builder Chase Morrill and his crew. When work begins, the roof and the electrical wiring are both in dire need of attention. Morrill and his crew move the cottage’s entrance, install a driveway and make outdoor improvements over six weeks. When the work is finished, the family is shown their redone cottage.

“I know my mom would have been thrilled with the way everything turned out,” Page Daggett said Thursday.

To see a video clip from the show, go to

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