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Top 100 Restoring Projects

  1. 16. Assessing a Staircase

    If you want to restore a staircase banister, you need to assess the condition of the existing staircase. DIY Network experts give advic...

  2. 17. Grayco Magnum DX Paint Sprayer (01:35)

    Check out this affordable alternative to the professional spray rigs.

  3. 18. New Foundation Saves Garage (00:03:35)

    Nicole saves an original garage by lifting it and restoring the foundation.

  4. 19. 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
  5. 20. The Grand Gallery (00:20:01)

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

  6. 21. Restoring Oak Crown Molding (06:49)

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

  7. 22. The Bronson Pinchot Project (00:20:01)

    Bronson Pinchot restores homes and buildings into stunning masterpieces.

  8. 23. The Washington Mill (00:03:27)

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

  9. 24. How To Install Porch Flooring

    The first phase of a front-porch restoration is to complete construction of the porch floor, including support and decking. Here's how ...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  10. 25. Structural Integrity (02:03)

    Before you raise a crowbar, consider these "support" tips of demolition.

  11. 26. How to Rebuild a Claw Foot Tub

    These step-by-step instructions show how to rebuild a claw foot tub by installing new hardware, a showerhead and a new shower ring.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  12. 27. Restore Architectural Details (00:02:32)

    Restore or replicate missing architectural details whenever possible.

  13. 28. Quick Change Hole Saw Set (01:06)

    Vermont American has developed a three-second interchangeable hole saw set.

  14. 29. How To Replace Bad Column Wood

    Learn how to take the bad wood from the original porch column and replace it with new.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  15. 30. Restoring Old Woodwork (00:01:00)

    Restoring woodwork may take time, but it's well worth it in the end.

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