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Weekend Handyman

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92 How-Tos From Weekend Handyman

  1. 21. 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
  2. 22. 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
  3. 23. 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
  4. 24. How to Build a Custom Kitchen Island

    DIY kitchen remodeling expert Paul Ryan builds an affordable kitchen island by using stock cabinets, beadboard, a stainless-steel count...

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  5. 25. Install a Built-in Vacuum System -- Part II: Run the Pipe

    Host Paul Ryan demonstrates how to install the mainline pipe and use elbows and fittings to connect all of the inlet valves to the main...

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  6. 26. Install a Built-in Vacuum System -- Part III: Wire the Power Unit

    Use these step-by-step instructions to finish installing the whole-house vacuum system.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  7. 27. Install a Built-in Vacuum System -- Part I: Install the Inlet Valves

    Here's how to get started installing a whole-house vacuum system.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  8. 28. How to Assemble a Waterfall Pump

    DIY Network experts show how to assemble a waterfall pump with foam over the tubes to prevent any water from splashing behind the water...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 29. How to Set Up an Indoor Waterfall

    DIY Network experts show how to hang brackets for an indoor waterfall using a laser level and stud finder.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  10. 30. How to Fill an Indoor Waterfall

    DIY Network experts show how to fill an indoor waterfall.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy

About This Show

We know you want to do-it-yourself, but not do-it-all-weekend. If you want to tackle a weekend project that's low in time commitment but high in impact, tune in to Weekend Handyman for easy fix-it projects and insider tips. Host and carpenter Paul Ryan shows you how to prep your home improvement and repair projects during the week so that you can tackle (and finish!) a project in just two days. Featured projects might include repairing and improving the deck; installing new lighting in the yard, garden and driveway; adding a new wood floor to the home; creating a closet organization system or a garage storage space. Weekend Handyman covers materials needed as well as how to plan and prep for the weekend ahead, leaving you time leftover for fun.

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