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  1. 16. 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 ...

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 17. How to Make Faux Multi-Panels

    The drawers in this table aren’t actually drawers at all. The illusion is created by attaching a false panel to the front of the ...

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 18. How To Repair An Old Trunk

    Old steamer trunks, prized by many antiques enthusiasts, can be repaired and restored for use as coffee tables or storage benches.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 19. How to Plan a Romantic Camping Trip for Two

    For Valentine's Day or any day, DIY Network shows you how to create extra special fun with a romantic camping trip for two.

  5. 20. How to Thaw a Frozen Pipe

    Pipes can freeze-up in really cold temperatures if not properly insulated. Learn how to quickly thaw the frozen pipe to keep it from bu...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 21. Wood-Filler Basics

    DIY expert Brad Staggs provides information about fillers: wood fillers, solvent-based wood patches, wood-stain fillers and plastic-bas...

  7. 22. How to Cut an Octagon on a Table Saw

    A mathematical formula and a jig can help create a perfect octagon. Use these steps to make a jig that guides a table saw to rip off th...

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 23. How To Give Walls a Faux Suede Look

    Learn how to give walls the look of suede with this faux painting technique.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 24. How to Increase a Home's Resale Value

    Consider these tips while upgrading your home to improve the house’s resale value.

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 25. How to Make a Jig for Cutting Dado Joints

    Routing dado joints can be a nuisance when making several at a time. This simple homemade jig can make the job easier and more accurate...

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  11. 26. Tips on Choosing Adhesives

    DIY experts offer tips on how to choose the best adhesive for any workshop project.

  12. 27. Workshop Flooring Options

    David Thiel — host of DIY Tools & Techniques — explores the various workshop flooring options available.

  13. 28. How to Adjust a Band Saw

    The band saw has more moving parts than most power tools. To make sure the band saw cuts correctly and runs safely, it's important to k...

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  14. 29. How to Replace a Broken Handle

    When the handle on your putty knife breaks off, use a dowel rod to make the tool useful again. Host David Thiel gives new life to an ol...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  15. 30. Project Calculator

    DIY experts show why this project calculator is a great tool to have around the workshop. It can perform functions ordinary calculators...

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