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224 How-Tos From Karl Champley

  1. 21. How to Install Recessed Shelving

    Learn how to install space-saving recessed shelves -- great for displaying knickknacks and treasures.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  2. 22. How to Build a Closet Under a Staircase

    Wasted Spaces host Karl Champley knows how to find space just about anywhere – and he says the area under staircases is a prime s...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  3. 23. How to Frame a Wall and Door

    Learn how to frame a wall and door with these easy step-by-step directions.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  4. 24. How to Build an Office Under the Stairs

    The space under a flight of stairs can be the perfect spot to set up a home office.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  5. 25. How to Install a Recessed Book Shelf

    Bookshelves can take up valuable space, but by recessing them, you get the storage without any of the cons. Learn how to add a recessed...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 26. How to Lay Out Carpet Tiles

    Carpet tiles are easy to place and can be custom fit to fill any room. Learn how to install carpet tiles with these easy step-by-step i...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  7. 27. How to Build a Laundry Sorter

    Closet organization is a constant struggle. Adding a laundry sorter can help tame closet chaos. Learn how to make a laundry sorter in a...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 28. How to Create a Swing-Out Sofa

    In a tight attic, adding furniture can seem impossible. But with a little help, this homeowner installs a sofa that goes into the wall ...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  9. 29. How to Demolish and Repair Drywall

    Learn how to safely demolish and repair drywall with these easy steps.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 30. How to Install a Kitchen Bar

    Add some storage to a kitchen without taking up a lot of space. Learn how to install a kitchen bar and storage space.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Hard

About Karl Champley

Australia native Karl Champley is a true craftsman who loves to help homeowners learn to use tools correctly and acquire new do-it-yourself skills.

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