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  1. 16. 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
  2. 17. LUMOback Tracks Posture Habits (00:01:21)

    LUMOback monitors posture throughout the day and records daily activities.

  3. 18. How to Make a Chair Rung

    If a chair tenon cannot be repaired, it's easy to make a new rung. A router table with a special fence is the tool of choice for this p...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 19. 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
  5. 20. 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.

  6. 21. How to Make Fun-Dough and More (00:01:38)

    Dan and Laurie make Fun-Dough and other kid-friendly crafts in the kitchen.

  7. 22. How To Paint Tiles In High-Moisture Areas

    To use hand-painted tiles in a high-moisture area, such as a bathroom or near a stove, paint unfinished tiles and then bake them. Here'...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  8. 23. How to Antique Crown Molding

    Antiquing is a great way to dress up any plain piece of wood. Learn these tips on how to antique your furniture, molding or baseboards...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 24. How To Add Wall and Rug Decorations to a Room

    This room's wall color gets some added depth, and the existing rug gets a paint facelift.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 25. Home Maintenance: Smoke Alarms and Carbon Monoxide Detectors

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

  11. 26. 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
  12. 27. How to Make a Joint With Biscuits and a Biscuit Joiner

    To hold two pieces of wood together at a 90-degree angle, create a joint with biscuits and a biscuit joiner. These step-by-step instruc...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  13. 28. Paver-Patio Tips

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

  14. 29. How To Create Faux Leather Using Kraft Paper

    Layers of ordinary brown kraft paper, covered by a polyurethane glaze, give a warm, rich texture reminiscent of leather.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  15. 30. How to Distress Unfinished Furniture

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

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