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Top 100 Restoring Projects

  1. 31. How To Repair An Old Trunk

    Old steamer trunks, prized by many antiques enthusiasts, can be repaired and restored for use as coffee tables or storage benches.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 32. Powder Room Restoration (03:49)

    A plumbing nightmare is transformed into a powder room dream come true.

  3. 33. Matching Century-Old Paneling (00:03:18)

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

  4. 34. 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
  5. 35. The Grand Gallery (00:20:01)

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

  6. 36. Tips for Restoring Furniture

    DIY experts show how even furniture with water marks, vacuum-cleaner nicks, scratches or damaged veneer can look like new without too m...

  7. 37. How to Install Sidelight Sashes

    Learn how to install traditional side sashes and create a welcoming front door.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  8. 38. Salvaged-Wood Queen Bed (00:04:16)

    Joanne Palmisano restores salvaged wood items to build a queen-size bed.

  9. 39. How to Restore Victorian Features

    Restoration Realities shows how to restore an old center hall, demolish an added closet, patch old plaster and bring back original unde...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  10. 40. Curved Tape & Suretape (01:43)

    See how to paint around curved edges and textured walls with confidence!

  11. 41. The Basics of Cast Concrete and Molded Accents

    DIY Network offers additional information on the history of cast stone and the process of making and using molds to create architectura...

  12. 42. Paint Matching (01:10)

    The science at Sherwin Williams is performed with a spectrophotometer.

  13. 43. Restoring Vintage Sliding Garage-Doors

    Keeping your vintage sliding doors can be a simple project. Learn how to restore vintage sliding garage-doors with these easy steps.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  14. 44. 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...

  15. 45. Hidden Asset Under Linoleum (00:02:51)

    Nicole refinishes the pine subflooring hidden under old kitchen linoleum.

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