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Top 100 Restoring Projects

  1. 16. Restoring Old Staircases (00:01:00)

    When restoring an old home, be sure not to overlook the staircase.

  2. 17. How To Felt a Pool Table

    Restore an old pool table to its former glory, or just give it a new look, by replacing the felt.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  3. 18. 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
  4. 19. Matching Century-Old Paneling (00:03:18)

    Stephen's challenge: matching the wall paneling in a century-old home.

  5. 20. 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
  6. 21. Quick Change Hole Saw Set (01:06)

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

  7. 22. How to Restore a Fountain Statue

    Ed Del Grande gives step-by-step instructions on how to restore a fountain statue to its former glory.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  8. 23. The Bent Mountain Mill (00:03:17)

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

  9. 24. Restoring Original Fixtures (00:01:00)

    Restoring fixtures is the best way to stay true to your home's character.

  10. 25. 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.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  11. 26. Wizard Secure Paint Tray (01:24)

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

  12. 27. Restoration Tips

    The experts from DIY Network's Restoration Realities offer tips and hands-on techniques that can help you with restoration projects.

  13. 28. Restoring Old Wood Windows (01:00)

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

  14. 29. Restoring Plaster Detailing (00:02:07)

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

  15. 30. Blog Cabin 2011: Home Stretch Construction

    A photo gallery highlighting DIY Network's Blog Cabin 2011 shows that construction is entering the latter stages as DIY's top experts a...

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