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224 How-Tos From Karl Champley

  1. 191. How to Install an Entry Door to a Garage

    Instructions for installing a pre-hung door into a load-bearing wall.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  2. 192. 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
  3. 193. How to Make a Built-In China Cabinet

    The DIY to the Rescue crew restore a china cabinet by adding new wainscoting and paint, which gives this room a custom look.

    Cost:
    $0 to $0
  4. 194. How to Give a Fireplace Surround an Aged Look

    The DIY to the Rescue crew shows you how to update a fireplace surround.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  5. 195. 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. 196. How to Apply Lip Molding to Cabinets

    Learn how to add character to cabinet doors by applying a lip molding.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  7. 197. How to Repair a Pond

    An overgrown pond is turned into a peaceful Japanese retreat.

    Cost:
    $0 to $0
  8. 198. How To Install a Beadboard Ceiling in a Porch

    A new ceiling is one step in the process of creating a functional outdoor gathering place.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  9. 199. How to Patch an Area of Carpeting

    The four professional tools used to patch carpeting -- a carpet iron, carpet tractor, knee kicker and trimmer -- can be rented for arou...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 200. How to Install a Tile Floor Transition

    Any DIYer with moderate skills can install a wood molding transition between tile and hardwood floors, giving a stylish finish between ...

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    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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