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Weekend Handyman

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92 How-Tos From Weekend Handyman

  1. 71. How to Install a Spiral Staircase

    Installing a spiral staircase is a simple job within the reach of DIYers with modest skills. Kits of the staircases are readily availab...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  2. 72. How To Fix a Wobbly Chair

    Learn how to make a dining chair stable again.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  3. 73. How to Assemble Modular Storage Units

    Learn how to organize your garage by building these modular storage units.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 74. How to Expand a Closet

    Weekend Handyman host Paul Ryan transforms a large walk-in closet into an organized walk-in wonder. Paul will show you how to organize ...

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $2500 to $5000
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  5. 75. How to Operate a Skid Loader

    A skid loader is a great tool for large landscaping projects. Host Paul Ryan shows how to operate a skid loader.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  6. 76. 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. 77. 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
  8. 78. How to Use a Mortar Mixer to Mix Concrete

    Host Paul Ryan demonstrates how to mix concrete with a mortar mixer.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 79. 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
  10. 80. How to Hang and Finish French Doors

    Follow these steps to install a new set of pre-hung French doors into a rough opening.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to 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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