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Paul Ryan

102 How-Tos From Paul Ryan

  1. 41. Install a Dumbwaiter: Frame the Shaft

    Using 2x4s, host Paul Ryan demonstrates how to frame in the dumbwaiter shaft on the upper and lower floors.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  2. 42. Install a Dumbwaiter: Assemble the Motor

    Host Paul Ryan shows how to assemble the motor with these step-by-step instructions. He also demonstrates how to add the guide rails fo...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  3. 43. How to Repair Crown Molding

    These step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to remove and replace crown molding as part of a ceiling repair.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 44. How to Remove a Popcorn Ceiling

    These detailed instructions demonstrate how to remove a popcorn ceiling by using a texture scraper to remove the popcorn texture.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  5. 45. How to Replace Molding and Repair Drywall Cracks

    We had to replace crown molding and repair drywall. See how we cut and measured the angles on the crown molding and patched a hairline...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  6. 46. How to Repair a Ceiling

    Once the texture on a popcorn ceiling is scraped away, there is bound to be some damage to the ceiling. Learn how to repair a damaged c...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  7. 47. How to Install a Bookcase Door

    Host Paul Ryan shows how to install a bookcase door in front of a closet.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  8. 48. How to Assemble a Bookcase Door

    Host Paul Ryan shows how to prep a closet for a new door by taking off the trim and existing door. He also shows how to assemble the bo...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  9. 49. How to Create a Bifolding Bookcase

    Host Paul Ryan shows how to create a bifolding bookcase door by joining two bookcases with a piano hinge.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  10. 50. How to Build a Loft in a Closet

    Host Paul Ryan shows how to build a loft in a closet to go above a closet organizing system.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate

About Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan has been in the construction industry since his teens. He began his career as a Carpenter-Inspector at Valleyfair Amusement park in Shakopee, Minnesota.

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