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From Junky to Funky

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4 How-Tos From From Junky to Funky

  1. 1. How to Make a Headboard Storage Cabinet

    An old shelving unit is reworked to create a wraparound headboard, complete with a storage cabinet.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  2. 2. How to Build a Two-Panel Shelf

    These step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to build a two-paneled shelf using an old door.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 3. How to Build a Victorian Bed Frame

    Transform an old pull-out sofa into a Victorian bed frame complete with hidden storage. These simple step-by-step instructions show you...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  4. 4. How To Build a Platform Bed

    Learn how to build a platform bed from metal bookshelves.

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

About This Show

Tossouts become useful treasures with DIY Network's From Junky to Funky! The show's host, Samantha Gleisten, determines what is needed to transform a room. She then takes the homeowner on a scavenger hunt through urban streets, alleys, garage sales, thrift stores and Dumpsters searching for promising pieces. Back at Sam's workspace, the homeowner learns step-by-step how to transform a found object into something wonderful. Afterwards, Samantha and carpenter Tim Borntrager perform miraculous makeovers with the remaining found items that surprise and amaze the homeowner. Go From Junky to Funky with DIY!

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