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  1. 31. 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."

  2. 32. How To Paint Tiles In High-Moisture Areas

    To use hand-painted tiles in a high-moisture area, such as a bathroom or near a stove, paint unfinished tiles and then bake them. Here'...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  3. 33. 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...

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 34. 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, ...

  5. 35. 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
  6. 36. Right Vehicle, Right Job

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  7. 37. Wood-Filler Basics

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

  8. 38. Sod Removal, Soil Prep and Weed Control

    Garden beds are a great way to lay out a vegetable garden. DIY shows how to clear the space, prep the soil and shield against weeds.

  9. 39. How to Repaint a Front Door

    Get expert advice on the proper way to repaint a front door.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 40. How to Cut Coves on a Table Saw

    Cutting coves is usually completed on a shaper, but with a few pointers from DIY experts, cove cuts can be made on a table saw.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  11. 41. Dust-Collection Systems

    Use these tips from DIY Network to choose the best dust-collection system for any workshop.

  12. 42. How to Make a Weathered Wood Bench

    Use paint and oil-based polyurethane to give an ordinary wooden bench the look of aged beach wood.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  13. 43. Installing Living and Dining Room Lighting

    Light up a home with these step-by-step instructions. Add a recessed can light above a fireplace, rope lighting to a China cabinet and ...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  14. 44. How to Bend Wood

    Kerfs are grooves in a piece of wood cut by a saw. Kerfing involves bending a piece of wood by making equally spaced cuts.

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  15. 45. 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

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