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Top 100 Finishing Projects

  1. 16. How To Paint a Faux Limestone Finish

    Paint subtle limestone-look blocks on a wall, using latex paints and tinting colors.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  2. 17. Veneering Tools and Techniques (06:54)

    Woodworker David Thiel demonstrates veneering tools and techniques.

  3. 18. Finishing Drywall: Tape and Joint Compound

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

  4. 19. Finish Work (20:00)

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

  5. 20. Blog Cabin: Finishing (20:00)

    Kevin O'Connor and Jimmy DiResta start the finishing details on the cabin.

  6. 21. Branch Rooster (00:20:00)

    Chris demonstrates how to carve and paint a branch rooster.

  7. 22. Milk-Paint Finish

    Milk painting can give unfinished furniture a distinctive antique look, a method of finishing that was popular a century ago.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  8. 23. Bathrooms That Rock Shower 1 (05:09)

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

  9. 24. Photo Gallery: Painting Problem Solvers

    DIYNetwork.com shows photos illustrating steps for removing paint drips, hiding a stain on a painted wall, smoothing a gritty finish, r...

  10. 25. Finishing a Retaining Wall (02:20)

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

  11. 26. 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
  12. 27. Driftwood Indian (00:20:00)

    Jim carves an American Indian face from a piece of driftwood.

  13. 28. How to Distress an Ivory Headboard

    A distressed ivory finish on this headboard helps give this bedroom suite some style.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  14. 29. Double Up (04:41)

    After 16 years in their "starter home," they're finishing the master bath.

  15. 30. 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

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