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  1. 16. 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...

  2. 17. How to Rebuild a Leaking Sillcock

    Learn how to rebuild a leaking sillcock in a home with these basic step-by-step instructions.

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 18. How to Distress Unfinished Furniture

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

  4. 19. How to Expand a Trapdoor for Installing Stairs

    Begin a trapdoor construction process by framing out the trapdoor opening to make space for the stairs. These step-by-step instructions...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  5. 20. Rod-Threading Alignment Techniques

    Holding the rod perpendicular to the tool is a difficult aspect of threading. These instructions show how to make and attach a block to...

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 21. 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
  7. 22. Automotive Workshop Details

    Host Jay Baker and guests show what's required to create an automotive workspace that will accommodate any car repair.

  8. 23. Living in the Kitchen 'Great Room'

    As families congregate more and more in their kitchens, the traditional living room may soon be replaced by the kitchen "great room."

  9. 24. How to Fix a Chair Tenon

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

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 25. How to Remove Rust from Railings

    Learn how to easily remove rust from outdoor railings with these step-by-step instructions.

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  11. 26. How to Repair a Kitchen Faucet

    Learn the basics of kitchen faucet repair and how to replace the stems, seals and springs to create a whole new faucet.

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  12. 27. Tips on Using Wood Glue

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

  13. 28. 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
  14. 29. 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
  15. 30. Band-Saw Basics

    DIY experts show why when making carefully crafted parts for furniture or cutting the same design into several pieces of wood at once, ...

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