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Top 100 Restoring Projects

  1. 61. ReDo It: Upcycle Dressers, Headboards and Beds

    DIYNetwork.com has unique ideas for reinventing old dressers and turning salvaged items in headboards.

  2. 62. Salvaged Hallway Home Office (00:03:39)

    Joanne Palmisano tucks a home office of salvaged materials into a hallway.

  3. 63. Refinishing Windows (01:14)

    One-minute version of how to strip and sand old wooden windows.

  4. 64. 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
  5. 65. Curved Tape & Suretape (01:43)

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

  6. 66. Restoring Painted Wood Trim (00:02:11)

    Nicole shows how to restore painted wood trim to its original beauty.

  7. 67. 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
  8. 68. Paint Matching (01:10)

    The science at Sherwin Williams is performed with a spectrophotometer.

  9. 69. How to Repoint Mortar

    Restoration Realities experts demonstrate how to cut out deteriorated mortar joints and fill them with fresh mortar.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  10. 70. Quick Change Hole Saw Set (01:06)

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

  11. 71. The Washington Mill (00:03:27)

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

  12. 72. 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...

  13. 73. Bathroom Rehab to Impress (03:46)

    Nicole Curtis renovates a Victorian-style bathroom to impress an investor.

  14. 74. 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
  15. 75. 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

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