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How To Add Finishing Touches to a Victorian Porch

Some simple brackets on the front porch on this Victorian home returned it to its former glory.

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    Remove paint from vintage crown molding with tips from expert Paul Ryan.

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  5. 5. How To Create Decorative Porch Brackets

    Learn how to build Victorian porch brackets to replace damaged and missing ones.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Hard
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  7. 7. Transitioning Hardwood Floors (00:01:14)

    Nicole moves a wall and creates a transition in existing hardwood floors.

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    Check out these techniques for addressing moisture problems.

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    Bronson and his crew combine two rooms to create one grand space.

  10. 10. How to Restore an Old Window

    Steps for restoring the window of an old home to its original condition.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  11. 11. Salvaged Dining Room Table (00:04:25)

    Joanne makes a dining room table from salvaged floorboards and porch posts.

  12. 12. How To Restore Victorian Wood Shutters

    Learn how to restore damaged shutters and re-install them with specialized shutter hardware.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
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    Tools, gear and safety precautions for doing demolition.

  15. 15. How To Repair Porch Columns

    Utilizing old photos, "ghosting" from previous fixtures and pieces of the old column as guides, learn how to create new porch columns a...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
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