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  1. 76. How to Make a Slip Joint

    A slip joint is a variation of the mortise and tenon that can be cut entirely on the table saw. Host David Thiel demonstrates an easy t...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  2. 77. Right Vehicle, Right Job

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  3. 78. 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:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 79. 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
  5. 80. How To Paint a Faux Wood Grain

    Create a faux wood-grain look on a table using gel stain and a wood-graining rocker.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 81. How to Make Fun-Dough and More (00:01:38)

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

  7. 82. How To Make Plaster Relief Walls

    The effect of this plaster relief technique, when used over an entire wall or room, can be visually stunning. The same technique can be...

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  8. 83. 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
  9. 84. 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. 85. Home Siding and Crawlspace Tips

    DIY Network shares tips on maintaining home siding and crawlspaces.

  11. 86. Sandpaper Basics

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

  12. 87. Easy Antique Painting Techniques

    Create a classy antique cabinet by applying this easy antique painting technique.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  13. 88. How to Create a Custom Bamboo Countertop in a Bathroom

    Host Matt Muenster shows how to create a bamboo countertop in a bathroom using one sheet of bamboo.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  14. 89. 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
  15. 90. Rod-Threading Alignment Techniques

    Holding the rod perpendicular to the tool is a difficult aspect of threading. These instructions show how to make and attach a block to...

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

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