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  1. 16. How to Remove Stains From Wood

    If wood furniture isn't sealed properly, it can easily become stained. Fortunately, you can remove many types of stains with chlorine b...

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 17. 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 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 18. How to Create a Raised-Panel Door Using a Shaper

    As its name suggests, the shaper -- essentially a router with added power -- is a tool used to shape wood. Use these step-by-step instr...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 19. Tips for Maintaining a Furnace

    Host Tim Hockenberry shares tips for checking and maintaining your home's furnace. Extra web tips on filters are provided as well.

  5. 20. How to Make a Lap Joint

    When there's a piece of lumber that's too short for the project, a second piece of wood can be used to extend the length. Lap joining i...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 21. How to Bend Wood

    Kerfs are grooves in a piece of wood cut by a saw. Kerfing involves bending a piece of wood by making equally spaced cuts.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 22. Home Maintenance: Smoke Alarms and Carbon Monoxide Detectors

    DIY host Tim Hockenberry shares tips on maintaining smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors.

  8. 23. Paver-Patio Tips

    DIY Network experts provide tips for proper drainage and a level surface when building a paver patio.

  9. 24. How To Create a Modern Baroque Mirror Detail

    The area around a mirror receives a simple and very personal touch, including a paint technique to resemble an antique frame and handpr...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 25. How To Build a Custom Toybox

    A home with children never seems to have enough storage for toys. Here's a toybox that is sturdy and easy to make.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  11. 26. How to Distress Unfinished Furniture

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

  12. 27. Maintaining Roof Shingles

    DIY host Tim Hockenberry provides tips on cleaning and maintaining roof shingles in the long term.

  13. 28. Beekeeping Methods: Top-Bar Hives

    Learn about beekeeping and top-bar hives from the experts at the DIY Network.

  14. 29. How to Make Drawer Sides with One-Pass Milling

    Making multiple sets of drawers for cabinetry is a time-consuming process that requires multiple blade setups. These instructions show ...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  15. 30. How to Install a Cabinet Hinge

    Installing a cabinet hinge is a quick and easy process. These step-by-step instructions show how to complete the process in no time.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy

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