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  1. 16. How to Remove Stains From Wood

    If wood furniture isn't sealed properly, it can easily become stained. Fortunately, you can remove many types of stains with chlorine b...

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 17. 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.

  3. 18. How To Apply a Fresco Blend Technique to Walls

    Learn how to add dimension to a wall with this painting technique.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 19. How to Clean and Paint a Wicker Chair

    Follow these steps to make a wicker chair look like new again.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  5. 20. How to Paint Vinyl Flooring

    Vinyl flooring can be painted, but there are a few important steps to ensure the paint goes on properly.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  6. 21. 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
  7. 22. Home Maintenance: Smoke Alarms and Carbon Monoxide Detectors

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

  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. Paver-Patio Tips

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

  10. 25. How To Build a Sports Equipment Storage Rack

    A storage rack is a great place for kids to keep large sports equipment such as basketballs, soccer balls and baseball gloves.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  11. 26. How to Make a Bottle Stopper

    If you know how to turn wood on a lathe, you can have hours of fun in your workshop. Use a lathe or a mini-lathe to transform raw mater...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  12. 27. How To Add Horizontal Stripes and a Hutch To A Room

    A room gets a modern European flair with black horizontal stripes on the cream walls and a hutch enhanced with bright colors.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  13. 28. 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
  14. 29. 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
  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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