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  1. 31. How To Give a Desk a Faux Leather Look

    An heirloom desk receives a faux leather makeover and a surprising border.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  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. Paver-Patio Tips

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

  4. 34. How to Make a Joint With Biscuits and a Biscuit Joiner

    To hold two pieces of wood together at a 90-degree angle, create a joint with biscuits and a biscuit joiner. These step-by-step instruc...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  5. 35. How To Build a Custom Toybox

    A home with children never seems to have enough storage for toys. Here's a toybox that is sturdy and easy to make.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  6. 36. 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.

  7. 37. How to Mend Metal With Brazing

    Mending metal is a difficult job and requires a more permanent bond than glues or screws can provide. Instead, the task calls for a met...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  8. 38. How to Replace an Exhaust Fan

    Home inspector Tim Hockenberry gives step-by-step instructions showing how to replace an old exhaust fan and install a new one.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 39. Make a Party Photo Booth (00:04:22)

    Learn how to make an interactive photo booth for your next party.

  10. 40. How to Increase a Home's Resale Value

    Consider these tips while upgrading your home to improve the house’s resale value.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  11. 41. How to Apply Drywall Mud

    Read through simple step-by-step instructions that show how to mix and apply both ready-mix and powdered drywall compounds.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  12. 42. How To Paint a Faux Wood Grain

    Create a faux wood-grain look on a table using gel stain and a wood-graining rocker.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  13. 43. 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
  14. 44. How To Install a Murphy Bed

    Learn how to install a space-saving Murphy bed that tucks out of the way to open up valuable floor space.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $2,500 - $5,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  15. 45. Maintaining Roof Shingles

    DIY host Tim Hockenberry provides tips on cleaning and maintaining roof shingles in the long term.

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