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How to Build Redwood and Stone Steps

Create easy — and attractive — hillside access with a snazzy set of steps made from redwood, ledge stone and crushed rock.

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  1. 1. Flashy Fire Pit Columns (00:01:00)

    Create a flashy outdoor lounge by building fire pit columns on the patio.

  2. 2. Plumb-It Extendable Level (01:16)

    This is a must-have tool for doing any kind of framing work.

  3. 3. Zircon Multiscanner (01:09)

    This stud finder locates not only wooden studs but also metal and wiring.

  4. 4. Solving a Footer Problem

    In this family's home construction a mistake is caught giving the builder time to address the issue and make the necessary changes with...

  5. 5. Breaking Ground (04:31)

    DIY contractors discuss the ins & outs of ground breaking & excavation.

  6. 6. Running Behind Schedule (00:02:54)

    The cabin is taking shape, but the project is behind schedule nonetheless.

  7. 7. Protecting the Foundation from Moisture

    DIY's Home IQ follows the Oberg family during the decision-making process of building this beautiful new home. This article discusses a...

  8. 8. The Leaky Lodge (00:02:56)

    Charlie doesn't return, leaving Bob high and not so dry with a leaky roof.

  9. 9. A Strong Foundation: Footings Introduction

    Host Jeff Wilson, from Blueprint for Home Building, explains one of the most important elements of building a new home — the foun...

  10. 10. How to Build a Deck

    A new deck can liven up a backyard.

    $250 - $500
  11. 11. Home Improvement Tips

    Getting ready to tackle a home improvement project? Look no further -- the experts at DIY Network gather to share their tips for remode...

  12. 12. How to Make a Candle Platform Centerpiece

    DIY Network shares instructions on how to use salvaged materials to make an elegant table centerpiece.

  13. 13. Harnessing Hydropower (00:03:03)

    Bob must figure out a way to harness hydropower to provide electricity.

  14. 14. How to Build a Multi-Functional Storage Cabinet

    Wasted Spaces host Karl Champley shows you how to make the most of a useless knee wall.

    Two Days
    $100 - $250
    Moderate to Hard
  15. 15. Creating a Horse Farm Deck (03:15)

    A dramatic three-season deck enables the homeowners to enjoy their view.

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