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105 How-Tos From Karl Champley

  1. 131. How to Add Track Lighting

    Track lighting can add utility to a home short on space. This family's cluttered laundry room is a perfect place to add track lighting...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  2. 132. How to Install Carpet Tiles

    Installing carpet squares, or carpet tiles, is not only easy but it is a simple way to add bold colors and patterns to a room. Best of ...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 133. How to Install Cable-Suspended Shelves

    Cable-suspended shelves provide much needed storage while offering any room a clean, modern look.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 134. Install an Electric Fireplace

    Replace a wood-burning fireplace with a decorative, energy-efficient electric hearth.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $2500 to $5000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  5. 135. How To Make a Polystyrene Cornice

    Learn how to make a polystyrene cornice using a kit and a little fabric.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 136. How to Distress an Ivory Headboard

    A distressed ivory finish on this headboard helps give this bedroom suite some style.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  7. 137. How to Install Office Shelving

    New shelves add sufficent storage for this updated home office. Learn how to install office shelves with these step-by-step instruction...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 138. How to Install Wall and Base Kitchen Cabinets

    DIY kitchen remodeling experts show the basic steps of hanging wall and base kitchen cabinets.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $2500 to $5000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  9. 139. How to Hang an Interior Barn Door Track System

    A sliding barn door inside the house is a unique and stylish way to add privacy. Use these step-by-step instructions to install an inte...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  10. 140. How to Apply a Distressed Ivory Finish to a Dresser

    A distressed ivory finish on this dresser brings back some style and turns a blah bedroom suite into a romantic boudoir.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate

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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