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224 How-Tos From Karl Champley

  1. 201. 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
  2. 202. How to Install a New Door Jamb

    Step-by-step instructions for installing a new door jamb and adding decorative trim.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  3. 203. 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
  4. 204. 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
  5. 205. How to Repair a Pond

    An overgrown pond is turned into a peaceful Japanese retreat.

    Cost:
    $0 to $0
  6. 206. How to Construct a Custom Desk

    A custom desk can be useful for any member of the household.

    Cost:
    $0 to $0
  7. 207. 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
  8. 208. 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
  9. 209. How to Install a Pocket Door

    Pocket doors are great space-savers. Follow these steps to see how to install a new pocket door.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  10. 210. How to Create a Custom Countertop

    A custom countertop can really add excitement and utility to a room. In this case, learn how to make a laminate countertop for produci...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    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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