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224 How-Tos From Karl Champley

  1. 171. How to Build a Raised Play Area

    Use these step-by-step instructions to build a raised play area/bench with an attached desk.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  2. 172. How to Finish a Playroom Closet

    The DIY to the Rescue crew demonstrates how to finish a closet with drywall and trim.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 173. How to Remove Texture from the Wall

    Learn how to properly remove texture from the wall and then smooth out the rough spots with dry wall.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  4. 174. How To Build a Sewing Station

    Essentially, this sewing table is a mounted mobile workbench on casters. It was designed with work and design flexibility in mind.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  5. 175. How To Build a Sewing Table Top

    The top for this sewing table tops a mounted mobile work bench on casters.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 176. How to Paint a Trompe L'oeil Wall Mural

    Learn how to create a three dimensional image on the wall using a painting technique known as trompe l'oeil, which is French for 'fool ...

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  7. 177. How to Paint Wall Paneling

    There is an easy way to paint wall paneling. Learn step-by-step instructions from DIY Network.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 178. How to Install an Acrylic Block Bar

    Having a custom bar adds instant class to your home. Learn how to install an acrylic block bar in this easy project.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  9. 179. How to Install a Fireplace Surround

    Host Karl Champley demonstrates how to easily install a fireplace surround from a kit.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $2500 to $5000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  10. 180. How to Paint Horizontal Stripes on a Wall

    Painting wide horizontal stripes on a long wall can give a small room the look and feel of a large area.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    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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