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224 How-Tos From Karl Champley

  1. 201. How to Install a Floating Mantel

    One of the best ways to brighten a dark brick fireplace is by installing a floating mantel. This project shows you how to install one s...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  2. 202. How to Construct a Custom Desk

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

    Cost:
    $0 to $0
  3. 203. How to Repair Rough Walls

    Use this step-by-step process to smooth out rough wall surfaces.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 204. How to Repair a Load-Bearing Beam

    Follow these instructions to properly repair a damaged load-bearing ceiling beam.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  5. 205. 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
  6. 206. 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
  7. 207. 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
  8. 208. How to Make An Eerie Wall Mural

    This wall mural represents a window through which a skeletal tree casts an eerie shadow. Follow these step-by-step instructions to desi...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  9. 209. How to Repair a Plaster Wall

    Follow these step-by-step instructions to repair holes in a plaster wall.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 210. 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

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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