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Top 29 Animals Projects

  1. 1. Animal Feeders (02:04)

    Invite animals to your backyard with a variety of animal feeders.

  2. 2. Sock Frog (05:44)

    How to create another member of the sock monkey family, a sock frog.

  3. 3. Sockodile Puppet (08:36)

    Ann Jacobs Mooney creates a Sockodile hand puppet.

  4. 4. How to Add a Recessed Aquarium

    Learn how one family saves space in their home while adding a new aquarium.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  5. 5. How to Attract Butterflies

    It is easy to attract butterflies to the garden given the right mix of flowering plants, water and sunshine.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 6. Horse- and Gym-Themed Bedrooms (00:03:34)

    The brothers "de-boy" two bedrooms for young sisters in their new home.

  7. 7. Ruby the Sock Reindeer (09:09)

    Ann Jacobs Mooney creates a holiday-themed sock critter: Ruby the Reindeer.

  8. 8. How To Install an Electric Fence

    Learn how to install a shocking but harmless electric fence.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  9. 9. How to Build an Internal Frame for a Recessed Aquarium

    Learn how to save space in your home and add an aquarium at the same time.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 10. How to Prevent Critters from Burrowing Under a Deck

    These step-by-step instructions show how to dig a trench and bury wire mesh in order to prevent creatures from burrowing under a deck.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  11. 11. Operation Flying Raccoon (03:06)

    Josh uses a football and air cannons to simulate an attic animal invasion.

  12. 12. Polymer Clay Sock Monkeys (09:01)

    Carol Duvall demonstrates the process for making sock monkeys without the socks.

  13. 13. Diseases, Insects and Animals

    These three things constantly threaten gardens. DIY experts offer some effective tactics for keeping these threats at bay.

  14. 14. Getting Rid of Critters

    Nocturnal creatures could be to blame for lawn damage in their nightly quests for grubs. DIY experts offer tips on how to keep them awa...

  15. 15. Soda Can Ornament (01:30)

    We show you how to recycle a soda can into a cute animal ornament.

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