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Top 100 Restoring Projects

  1. 61. 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
  2. 62. Restoring Plaster Detailing (00:02:07)

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

  3. 63. Out with New, In with Old (00:20:00)

    Bronson creates a beautiful 1800s inspired "library" in the Decker House.

  4. 64. Compact Belt Sander (00:01:06)

    Don't let the size fool you -- this thing can do some serious sanding!

  5. 65. Salvaged Mantel and Surround (00:04:13)

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

  6. 66. Salvaged-Items Kitchen Island (00:05:19)

    Joanne Palmisano refaces a kitchen island with salvaged wood and copper.

  7. 67. Restore Architectural Details (00:02:32)

    Restore or replicate missing architectural details whenever possible.

  8. 68. Painter's Pyramid (00:00:49)

    Check this out! These tiny tools prove big things come in small packages.

  9. 69. How to Reglaze a Clawfoot Tub

    An old clawfoot tub adds old style to a home. Learn how to reglaze an old clawfoot tub.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  10. 70. 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
  11. 71. 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. 72. 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...

  13. 73. Restore an Outdated Bathroom

    This 1922 Neo-Georgian bathroom has some unfortunate 1970s era problems. Find out how one couple gives their outdated bathroom a new ma...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  14. 74. 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
  15. 75. 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...

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