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Top 100 Finishing Projects

  1. 16. How To Gild a Frame

    Restoration-quality gold leafing is a time-consuming process. The stages of restoration include gesso finish, bole finish, gold-leaf ap...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  2. 17. Watercolor Finishes for Wood (03:55)

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

  3. 18. Bathrooms That Rock Shower 4 (05:02)

    The cabin bathrooms get their finishing touches, including a power shower.

  4. 19. Fantastic Finishes Part 4 (03:16)

    After a few finishing details, the Blog Cabin is ready for its new owner.

  5. 20. Selecting the Best Wood Floor (01:56)

    Consider the pros and cons of prefinished versus unfinished flooring.

  6. 21. Bear Head Sculpting (00:20:00)

    Jim demos how to carve a bear head out of a 2-inch block of basswood.

  7. 22. Finish Work (20:00)

    Chris adds the finishing touch with the coolest tools for trim work.

  8. 23. Finishing Drywall: Tape and Joint Compound

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

  9. 24. Gunstock Carving (00:20:00)

    Bill carves scrollwork framing of two mule deers into a client's gunstock.

  10. 25. Finishing Machine Tips

    DIY Network offers tips on using a finishing machine -- a tool that makes sanding and finishing projects a lot less time-consuming.

  11. 26. How to Build a Distressed-Finish Bench

    A distressed look gives a country feel to this bench. Learn how to add your own distressed finish to a bench.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  12. 27. Remodel (20:00)

    Chris Grundy reveals some cool tools for remodeling.

  13. 28. Concrete Finishing Tools

    When working with concrete, the tools are just as important as the kind of concrete. Learn which tools are best.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  14. 29. Finishing Touches to a Deck (01:02)

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

  15. 30. Finishing a Concrete Counter (00:01:47)

    DIY Network shows you how to smooth and seal a concrete countertop slab.

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