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  1. 76. 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
  2. 77. How To Create Faux Leather Using Kraft Paper

    Layers of ordinary brown kraft paper, covered by a polyurethane glaze, give a warm, rich texture reminiscent of leather.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 78. 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
  4. 79. 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
  5. 80. How to Distress Unfinished Furniture

    DIY Network experts give tips for how to give unfinished furniture a distressed, antique look.

  6. 81. How to Build a Two-Panel Shelf

    These step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to build a two-paneled shelf using an old door.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  7. 82. 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
  8. 83. How to Make Fun-Dough and More (00:01:38)

    Dan and Laurie make Fun-Dough and other kid-friendly crafts in the kitchen.

  9. 84. How To Add Wall and Rug Decorations to a Room

    This room's wall color gets some added depth, and the existing rug gets a paint facelift.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 85. Living in the Kitchen 'Great Room'

    As families congregate more and more in their kitchens, the traditional living room may soon be replaced by the kitchen "great room."

  11. 86. Maintaining Roof Shingles

    DIY host Tim Hockenberry provides tips on cleaning and maintaining roof shingles in the long term.

  12. 87. Automotive Workshop: Blasting Cabinets

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

  13. 88. How to Make a Weathered Wood Bench

    Use paint and oil-based polyurethane to give an ordinary wooden bench the look of aged beach wood.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  14. 89. Beekeeping Methods: Top-Bar Hives

    Learn about beekeeping and top-bar hives from the experts at the DIY Network.

  15. 90. How to Make a Joint With Biscuits and a Biscuit Joiner

    To hold two pieces of wood together at a 90-degree angle, create a joint with biscuits and a biscuit joiner. These step-by-step instruc...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate

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