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  1. 16. How to Fix a Chair Tenon

    Spindles and rungs on chairs are easily broken. Follow these simple steps to fix a broken tenon.

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 17. Putty Remover

    Need to remove stubborn paint or putty? DIY experts suggest a tool that'll get the job done.

  3. 18. Maintaining a Fireplace and Chimney

    Host Tim Hockenberry tackles two hot topics – the fireplace and chimney. He also shares tips on the proper maintenance before and...

  4. 19. 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
  5. 20. How To Decorate With Words

    Learn how to trace and paint a favorite saying onto a wall.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 21. 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...

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 22. Family Time

    Get suggestions and tips from DIY Network on family activities.

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  8. 23. 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
  9. 24. 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
  10. 25. Petbit Tracks Pet Activity (00:00:51)

    Tractive's Petbit collar sensor tracks your pet's activity 24 hours a day.

  11. 26. 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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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  12. 27. How To Build a Fire Screen

    Accessorize a fireplace during the summer months with a stencil-painted fireplace screen.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  13. 28. How to Make Drawer Joints

    The tongue-and-groove joint and the rabbet joint are combined to create tight drawer joints. Follow these step-by-step instructions and...

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  14. 29. Tips on Using Wood Glue

    Here's a DIY guide to choosing and using the right wood glue.

  15. 30. Butt-Joint Techniques

    DIY experts share techniques on how to create strong butt joints. Find out how to strengthen them using nails, gussets or dowels.

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