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How to Make a Desktop Clock

Lathe users find the tool useful in making bowls, furniture and parts for furniture. But the lathe can also be used to make intricate c...

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  1. 1. Pressure Washer Tips

    DIY Network provides tips on cleaning your deck and other surfaces with a pressure washer.

  2. 2. Tips on Maintaining a Water Heater

    DIY Network host Tim Hockenberry reveals tips for checking, flushing and maintaining a home's water heater.

  3. 3. Garden Multipurpose Tool

    This 5-in-1 gardening tool is a must-have for beginner and expert gardeners. From pruning shrubs to light digging, this tool will get t...

  4. 4. How to Hang Shelves

    These step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to properly hang shelves in a home.

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  5. 5. How to Make a Sanding Drum

    Unlike other sanding accessories, sanding drums can reach into curved corners and deep recesses. These instructions can turn a drill pr...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 6. How to Distress Unfinished Furniture

    DIY Network experts give tips for how to give unfinished furniture a distressed, antique look.

  7. 7. How To Install a Drop Ceiling

    Learn how to install a soundproof ceiling, a must for any musical space.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  8. 8. How to Create a Custom Bamboo Countertop in a Bathroom

    Host Matt Muenster shows how to create a bamboo countertop in a bathroom using one sheet of bamboo.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  9. 9. Band-Saw Basics

    DIY experts show why when making carefully crafted parts for furniture or cutting the same design into several pieces of wood at once, ...

  10. 10. How to Attach Metal to Wood

    Use these step-by-step instructions to attach metal to wood. All you'll need is a pneumatic rivet gun, rivets, a drill and a drill bit ...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  11. 11. Living in the Kitchen 'Great Room'

    As families congregate more and more in their kitchens, the traditional living room may soon be replaced by the kitchen "great room."

  12. 12. How To Install a Murphy Bed

    Learn how to install a space-saving Murphy bed that tucks out of the way to open up valuable floor space.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $2,500 - $5,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  13. 13. How To Paint a Faux Wood Grain

    Create a faux wood-grain look on a table using gel stain and a wood-graining rocker.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  14. 14. How To Refinish An Antique

    Antique furniture that has seen a lot of use and abuse can be restored to its former glory.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  15. 15. Patchwork Tack Board and Pins

    Forget plain bulletin boards. Check out this patchwork tack board with funky fabric and custom pins, perfect for saving all your most i...

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