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  1. 16. How to Hide a Drywall Patch

    These step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to hide a drywall patch on a ceiling or wall using joint tape and drywall compound.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  2. 17. 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.

  3. 18. Store That Stuff

    Carol Duvall, host of HGTV's The Carol Duvall Show, visited producer Linda Watson's craft room and discovered lots of ideas for keeping...

  4. 19. How To Make Plaster Relief Walls

    The effect of this plaster relief technique, when used over an entire wall or room, can be visually stunning. The same technique can be...

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  5. 20. 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...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 21. How to Install Security Lights

    Follow these steps to install a motion-activated light for added security around your home's exterior.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  7. 22. Wood-Filler Basics

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

  8. 23. How to Make a Wooden Bowl

    A guide that makes a table saw's blade contact only the center portion of a cylindrical piece of wood will create a dished effect. Thes...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  9. 24. How to Put Together a Romantic Breakfast in Bed

    DIY Network guides you through the simple steps for creating a romantic breakfast in bed.

  10. 25. How To Turn a Table from Trash Into Treasure

    A $10 flea-market find became an heirloom with a bit of glazing and stenciling.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  11. 26. How To Give Furniture A Crackle Finish

    Specialized crackle mediums, in combination with acrylic paint, can create a striking finish.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  12. 27. Tips on Choosing Adhesives

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

  13. 28. How To Warm Up Walls With Paint

    Transform a small, sterile family room into a room with the look of an English cottage.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  14. 29. Project Calculator

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

  15. 30. 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

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