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Weekend Handyman

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92 How-Tos From Weekend Handyman

  1. 61. How to Operate a Power Tamper

    Host Paul Ryan shows how to use a power tamper to tamp dirt into place.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  2. 62. How to Add Inset Deck Lighting

    Follow these step-by-step instructions for beautifying your deck with inset lighting.

    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 63. How To Reupholster a Seat Pad

    Learn how to bring a dining chair seat back to life.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 64. How to Operate a One-Man Utility Lift

    Host Paul Ryan shows how to use a one-man utility lift. This tool can lift up to 650 pounds up to 15 feet in the air.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  5. 65. How To Replace a Button and Fix a Broken Seam

    Learn how to make some basic repairs on a dining chair.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 66. 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
  7. 67. 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
  8. 68. How to Precast a Stone Fireplace

    These step-by-step instructions show how to use precast stone to convert a dull-looking fireplace into a stone masterpiece.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  9. 69. How to Remove An Old Bathtub Surround and Install New Tile

    Weekend Handyman host and licensed contractor Paul Ryan shows how to remove a bathtub and shower surround and install new tile.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  10. 70. How to Install a Sprinkler System

    Installing an underground sprinkler system requires some work, but it makes watering the yard as simple as flipping a switch.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate

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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