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106 How-Tos From Karl Champley

  1. 21. How to Build a Hideaway Laptop Desk

    Eliminate desktop clutter by creating this custom deck that holds a storage compartment for your laptop. Learn how to make a hideaway l...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  2. 22. How to: Basic Wall Demolition

    With many remodels, removing a wall can add a lot of space to your home. Learn how to demolish a basic wall with these easy step-by-ste...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  3. 23. How to Create a Rotating Art Display

    Creating a rotating art display that works on the same principle as a three-ringed binder is easy. Learn how to make a rotating art dis...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 24. 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
  5. 25. How to Finish Attic Walls and Ceilings

    In a tight attic space, finishing the walls and ceiling is especially important. Learn how to finish an attic's walls and ceiling with ...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  6. 26. 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
  7. 27. How to Create Hidden Floor Storage

    In-floor cubbies add secret storage to a room. These floor boxes offer a perfect location to hide valuables you might not want everyone...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 28. How to Build a Kitchen Bar

    Add storage and counter space; without a wall.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  9. 29. 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
  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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