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  1. 61. How To Create A Building-Block Shelf

    Cool and colorful, these shelves for kids' walls are winners.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 62. Hammer Basics

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

  3. 63. How to Hide a Drywall Patch

    These step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to hide a drywall patch on a ceiling or wall using joint tape and drywall compound.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  4. 64. 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. 65. 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
  6. 66. 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
  7. 67. 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
  8. 68. How to Cut Coves on a Table Saw

    Cutting coves is usually completed on a shaper, but with a few pointers from DIY experts, cove cuts can be made on a table saw.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  9. 69. 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
  10. 70. Home Maintenance: Smoke Alarms and Carbon Monoxide Detectors

    DIY host Tim Hockenberry shares tips on maintaining smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors.

  11. 71. WellShell Measures Isometrics (00:00:58)

    TAO's pocket WellShell measures isometric activity on visitors at CES 2014.

  12. 72. How to Install Basement Drywall

    These step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to install drywall as a substrate for paneling to adhere to.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  13. 73. How To Turn a Table from Trash Into Treasure

    A $10 flea-market find became an heirloom with a bit of glazing and stenciling.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  14. 74. How to Make a Jig for Cutting Dado Joints

    Routing dado joints can be a nuisance when making several at a time. This simple homemade jig can make the job easier and more accurate...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  15. 75. Match Textures in Plaster

    DYI Network experts explain basic techniques for matching textures in plaster by using everyday objects.

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