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Top 100 Framing Projects

  1. 61. Schonstedt XTpc Locator (00:03:17)

    Use this tool to locate your water lines and cable lines before digging.

  2. 62. Basic Steps to Build a Multi-Level Frame

    DIY Network offers this seven-step process for building a two-story frame for your home.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $10,000 - $15,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  3. 63. 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.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  4. 64. The Big Basement (03:42)

    Scott saves more than $14,000 by acting as his own general contractor.

  5. 65. Stewart Hammers (03:04)

    For driving and extracting nails, this front-mounted claw really nails it.

  6. 66. Everything You Need to Know About Walls

    DIY Network looks explains the different elements of your walls

  7. 67. Semicircular Concrete Pad Tips (05:53)

    Get professional tips for measuring, marking and pouring a concrete pad.

  8. 68. How to Replace a Windowsill

    Complete instructions for removing and replacing an old, rotting windowsill.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  9. 69. 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
  10. 70. Doghouse 101 (02:00)

    A DIY Kits primer on building a house for man's best friend.

  11. 71. Power Staplers

    Every workshop needs some form of power stapler even if you are a do-it-yourself beginner. This tool comes in handy in many projects.

  12. 72. Piano vs. Roof (02:26)

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

  13. 73. Framing a Dividing Wall (01:00)

    Here's what you need to know to frame a dividing wall yourself.

  14. 74. Building a Workbench (00:02:55)

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

  15. 75. 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

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