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  1. 46. Automotive Workshop: Blasting Cabinets

    DIY Network's Ultimate Workshop shares information regarding various types of blasting cabinets for an automotive workshop.

  2. 47. How To Give a File Cabinet a Makeover

    Beautify a metal file cabinet with bead board and wood veneer. This one's been stained green and finished with a striated effect to fit...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 48. 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
  4. 49. Tips for Organizing Holiday Decorations

    DIY offers tips on taking the chore out of organizing holiday decorations.

  5. 50. How To Start Construction On A Home Theater

    The seating, speakers and projector layout is complete, and now it's time to start the construction of the home theater.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  6. 51. 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
  7. 52. How to Fix a Chair Tenon

    Spindles and rungs on chairs are easily broken. Follow these simple steps to fix a broken tenon.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 53. How To Create Rough Plaster Walls

    A rough plaster finish, painted pale pink and glazed with copper, adds old-world charm to any room.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  9. 54. How to Plant a Bare-Root Tree or Shrub

    Bare-root trees and shrubs are an economical alternative to those sold as balled-and-burlapped or in containers. Follow these tips on h...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 55. 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.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  11. 56. Hammer Basics

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

  12. 57. Putty Remover

    Need to remove stubborn paint or putty? DIY experts suggest a tool that'll get the job done.

  13. 58. Home Siding and Crawlspace Tips

    DIY Network shares tips on maintaining home siding and crawlspaces.

  14. 59. How To Build a Fire Screen

    Accessorize a fireplace during the summer months with a stencil-painted fireplace screen.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  15. 60. 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

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