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  1. 46. 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, ...

  2. 47. How to Create a Custom Bamboo Countertop in a Bathroom

    Host Matt Muenster shows how to create a bamboo countertop in a bathroom using one sheet of bamboo.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  3. 48. 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. 49. How To Make a Hideaway Video Projector Box

    Learn how to replace a flimsy shelf with a sleek, ceiling-mounted projector box, sometimes called a mantis box.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  5. 50. How to Make a Miter-Saw Measuring Block

    Making repetitive miter cuts isn't always easy. Use these step-by-step instructions and learn how this special jig can help make accura...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 51. Dust-Collection Systems

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

  7. 52. How to Make a Slip Joint

    A slip joint is a variation of the mortise and tenon that can be cut entirely on the table saw.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  8. 53. 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
  9. 54. 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.

  10. 55. 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
  11. 56. 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. 57. Hammer Basics

    Not all hammers are created equal. Use this DIY guide to choose the right hammer for every job.

  13. 58. Upgrading To A Home Theater

    Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek gets a new home theater, with a little help from DIY.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  14. 59. 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
  15. 60. 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

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