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Weekend Handyman

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92 How-Tos From Weekend Handyman

  1. 61. How To Utilize a Dust Barrier

    Control sanding dust during DIY projects with plastic sheeting. This quick-setup ZipWall dust barrier is made for the job.

    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 62. How to Add Built-In Seating to Your Deck

    The DIY team gives you step-by-step instructions for adding a built-in bench to a wood deck.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 63. How to Reface and Refinish Kitchen Cabinets

    DIY expert Paul Ryan shows how to do a kitchen makeover on a budget by refacing old kitchen cabinets with new wood veneer. Do it yourse...

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  4. 64. How to Decorate Concrete With a Brick Pattern

    Host Paul Ryan uses a big stone slab pattern with stencils to decorate concrete for a beautiful front entrance.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  5. 65. How to Install a Garage Door Screen

    If you want to keep your garage doors open during the spring and summer, you may want to consider installing some screening.

    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 66. How to Use a Trencher

    When it comes to digging, a trencher can dig a trench that's 4" wide and up to 36" deep. Use these step-by-step instructions to easily ...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  7. 67. How to Operate a Dig-R-Mobile

    A Dig-R-Mobile is a powerful tool that digs holes. Host Paul Ryan shows how to use one.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  8. 68. How to Install Slotted Panels in a Garage

    Organize your garage by installing these slotted wall panels to keep track of all your tools.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 69. How to Build a Backyard Retreat

    Paul Ryan, host of Weekend Handyman, demonstrates how to build a backyard retreat. This 8' x 10' getaway cottage comes in a kit that ca...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  10. 70. How to Build a Concrete Countertop

    Building and installing a concrete countertop makes for a great DIY project. Learn how to install a new countertop with these easy dire...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Hard

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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