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How To Create a Faux Mahogany Finish

Faux-finish an inexpensive chest of drawers to replicate the look of mahogany.

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Top 100 Finishing Projects

  1. 1. Updating an Outdated Mirror (00:00:59)

    A few cuts and some finishing tile can help refurbish a large mirror.

  2. 2. Edging a Pond (01:46)

    Don't forget to add the finishing touch to your pond: a border.

  3. 3. Finishing Drywall: Tape and Joint Compound

    DIY Network has instructions on how to apply tape and joint compound to drywall.

  4. 4. Hand-Carved Duck Decoys (00:20:00)

    Tom demonstrates how to hand carve a mallard drake decoy.

  5. 5. Crown Molding Tips (03:17)

    Lynda Lyday offers simple tricks to create professional mitered joints.

  6. 6. Watercolor Finishes for Wood (03:55)

    Add more life and interest to your wood carving with watercolor paint.

  7. 7. Finishing Touches to a Deck (01:02)

    Here are the DIY Basics for adding finishing touches to a composite deck.

  8. 8. Branch Rooster (00:20:00)

    Chris demonstrates how to carve and paint a branch rooster.

  9. 9. Outdoor Wine-Tasting Bar (00:02:03)

    A wine dispenser and a beer tap add finishing touches to this outdoor bar.

  10. 10. Shoe Polish Finish (02:15)

    See how to create an aged faux finish using simple shoe polish.

  11. 11. Anchoring Studs in Concrete (01:18)

    When you anchor studs in concrete, a hammer won't do: you'll need a gun.

  12. 12. Carousel Horse Carving (00:20:00)

    Bud demonstrates how to carve a carousel horse with a few basic tools.

  13. 13. Finishing a Retaining Wall (02:20)

    Add the finishing touches to a retaining wall with these DIY Network tips.

  14. 14. Binding Off Fundamentals (02:38)

    For finishing off your projects, here is the best method for binding off.

  15. 15. Carved Wood-Spirit (00:20:00)

    Vic demonstrates how to carve a wood-spirit out of a scrap block of wood.

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