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How to Replicate and Install Stone Balusters

The experts from Restoration Realities demonstrate how to create a mold and cast stone-like balusters.

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Top 100 Restoring Projects

  1. 1. The Art of Refinishing Bathroom Fixtures

    Fixing up your old bathroom fixtures can cost hundreds less than full-out replacing them, whether you do it yourself or hire a pro. DIY...

  2. 2. Perfect Parlor (00:20:00)

    Host Bronson Pinchot has big plans to restore the parlor in his main house.

  3. 3. Restoring Plaster Detailing (00:02:07)

    Nicole restores the original plaster and ceiling details in a 1929 duplex.

  4. 4. Blog Cabin 2011: Construction Q&A

    DIY Network answers viewer and blogger questions, providing up-to-the minute photos and details on the building and restoration work on...

  5. 5. How to Restore Cracked Plaster

    Restoration of an old urban home addresses cracked and damaged plaster.

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  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. The Robert E. Lee Hotel (00:03:17)

    The Robert E. Lee Hotel's 60 rooms present a salvage challenge to the crew.

  8. 8. Restoring Old Wood Windows (01:00)

    Here are a few tips from the pros to help you restore old wood windows.

  9. 9. Salvaged Mantel and Surround (00:04:13)

    Joanne turns a salvaged window frame into a fireplace mantel and surround.

  10. 10. The Washington Mill (00:03:27)

    Challenges abound as the crew salvages the Washington Mill, in Mayodan, NC.

  11. 11. 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
  12. 12. How to Restore a Front Door

    Restoration Realities visits a 1925 Colonial-Revival house that's in need of a front-door upgrade. Use these step-by-step instructions ...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  13. 13. Wizard Secure Paint Tray (01:24)

    With this locking-lid tray, it's okay to stop in the middle of painting.

  14. 14. Dry-Ice Blasting to Restore Fire Damage

    Outdoor house fires account for more than $30 million in property damage each year. The leading cause is barbeque grills too close to t...

  15. 15. The Bent Mountain Mill (00:03:17)

    The Bent Mountain Mill turns into a potential goldmine for the crew.

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