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Install a Dumbwaiter: Frame the Shaft

Using 2x4s, host Paul Ryan demonstrates how to frame in the dumbwaiter shaft on the upper and lower floors.

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Framing

Top 100 Framing Projects

  1. 1. How To Assemble, Cut and Install Lintels for a Pergola

    Learn how to install lentils, which are the pieces that form the outside of the grid on top of a pergola.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  2. 2. How to Frame the Roof of a Portico

    Adding a portico with a roof is a great addition to the front of a home.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  3. 3. All About Wood Floor Framing and Construction

    DIY Network explains how wood floors are built and what materials are commonly used in their construction.

  4. 4. Dead On Tools Exhumer (00:57)

    Check out this multi-purpose nail puller with attitude and lots of extras.

  5. 5. Piano vs. Roof (02:26)

    After dropping a piano on a roof, Josh sets out to repair the damage.

  6. 6. Energy Efficient Home (04:22)

    Take a look inside one of the most energy-efficient homes in the country.

  7. 7. How To Measure, Cut and Install Rafters

    Learn how to install the pieces that make the top of a pergola.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  8. 8. Building a Workbench (00:02:55)

    A homeowner builds a custom workbench to enhance his garage workshop.

  9. 9. Glass Printed Photos (00:01:23)

    See how to skip framing and print your photos directly onto glass.

  10. 10. How to Install and Finish Glass Block with Side Accent Windows

    Complete instructions for installing a glass block window and adding finishing touches.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  11. 11. Blog Cabin Fever - Time Lapsed (00:00:23)

    Take a look behind the scenes as the walls of the cabin go up.

  12. 12. How to Frame a Wall

    All it takes to frame a wall is a little guidance and a stack of 2" x 4" boards. The DIY experts can supply all the guidance necessary.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  13. 13. Blog Cabin -From the Ground Up (03:00)

    Watch the building of the Blog Cabin in this special time-lapse video.

  14. 14. Butt-Joint Techniques

    DIY experts share techniques on how to create strong butt joints. Find out how to strengthen them using nails, gussets or dowels.

  15. 15. The Petri Dish Remodel (03:30)

    The Whiteleys learn the hard way not to remodel during cold and flu season.

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