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  1. 46. Types of Paint Sprayers

    Paint sprayers can make almost any job easier. Thinking beyond the paintbrush can open up more painting tool options. Home repair exper...

  2. 47. Hammer Basics

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

  3. 48. 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
  4. 49. Dust-Collection Systems

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

  5. 50. 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
  6. 51. How to Rebuild a Leaking Sillcock

    Learn how to rebuild a leaking sillcock in a home with these basic step-by-step instructions.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 52. Butt-Joint Techniques

    DIY experts share techniques on how to create strong butt joints. Find out how to strengthen them using nails, gussets or dowels.

  8. 53. How To Make a Stenciled Wet Bar

    A buffet gets an update with lime green paint and a tightly placed Victorian stencil pattern in black, creating the illusion that it ha...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  9. 54. How To Decorate With Words

    Learn how to trace and paint a favorite saying onto a wall.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 55. 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
  11. 56. 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
  12. 57. How To Repair An Old Trunk

    Old steamer trunks, prized by many antiques enthusiasts, can be repaired and restored for use as coffee tables or storage benches.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  13. 58. Sandpaper Basics

    Use this DIY Network guide on choosing the best sandpaper for any job.

  14. 59. Plastic Bottle Trellis

    Everyone has them -- empty water and soda bottles they don't know what to do with. Well, DIY knows.

  15. 60. 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

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