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  1. 31. Plastic Bottle Trellis

    Everyone has them -- empty water and soda bottles they don't know what to do with. Well, DIY knows.

  2. 32. Padded Message Board

    Even with e-mail and instant messages, notes, bills, photos and traditional mail can pile up quickly. A good clutter-cutter is a padded...

  3. 33. How to Repair Crown Molding

    These step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to remove and replace crown molding as part of a ceiling repair.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 34. Tips on Choosing Adhesives

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

  5. 35. 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
  6. 36. 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
  7. 37. 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
  8. 38. 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...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 39. Automotive Workshop Details

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

  10. 40. Tube Rollers

    DIY Network gives a tip on how to squeeze the most material out of a tube so that nothing — from toothpaste to caulk — is w...

  11. 41. Dovetail Techniques

    A special dovetail machine can guide a router to make perfect dovetail cuts in wood. Here's how to use a dovetail machine to create a d...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  12. 42. Types of Paint Sprayers

    Paint sprayers can make almost any job easier. Thinking beyond the paintbrush can open up more painting tool options. Home repair exper...

  13. 43. How to Hang Shelves

    These step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to properly hang shelves in a home.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  14. 44. How To Refresh a Dining Room Table

    Don't throw out old furniture -- it has great character. Instead, DIY experts turn a dining room table into a new focal point for the r...

  15. 45. Tips for Organizing a Garage

    DIY experts go up the wall for storage, which saves floor space in the garage for the car. Look into hooks for hanging even large items...

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