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  1. 46. Dust-Collection Systems

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

  2. 47. How to Make a Wooden Bowl

    A guide that makes a table saw's blade contact only the center portion of a cylindrical piece of wood will create a dished effect. Thes...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  3. 48. 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
  4. 49. How to Remove Stains From Wood

    If wood furniture isn't sealed properly, it can easily become stained. Fortunately, you can remove many types of stains with chlorine b...

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  5. 50. How to Install Security Lights

    Follow these steps to install a motion-activated light for added security around your home's exterior.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 51. 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. 52. Workshop Flooring Options

    David Thiel — host of DIY Tools & Techniques — explores the various workshop flooring options available.

  8. 53. Hammer Basics

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

  9. 54. How to Make a Sanding Drum

    Unlike other sanding accessories, sanding drums can reach into curved corners and deep recesses. These instructions can turn a drill pr...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 55. How to Tile a Shower

    DIY expert Amy Matthews shows how to tile shower walls like a pro.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  11. 56. 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
  12. 57. 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
  13. 58. 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:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  14. 59. Install an Under-Sink Water Purifier

    This easy DIY project will quickly improve the taste and purity of your home's drinking water. Learn how to install an under-sink water...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  15. 60. How to Thaw a Frozen Pipe

    Pipes can freeze-up in really cold temperatures if not properly insulated. Learn how to quickly thaw the frozen pipe to keep it from bu...

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

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