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Top 100 Restoring Projects

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

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

  2. 77. Restoring Brick Walls (00:01:00)

    Bring brick walls back to their glory days with these steps.

  3. 78. 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
  4. 79. Blog Cabin 2011: The Best of the Blogs

    DIYnetwork.com has compiled a selection of quotes by bloggers and fans from the Blog Cabin 2011 online campaign, and shares them along ...

  5. 80. 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
  6. 81. 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
  7. 82. The Robert E. Lee Hotel (00:03:17)

    The Robert E. Lee Hotel's 60 rooms present a salvage challenge to the crew.

  8. 83. Salvaged Mudroom (00:03:20)

    Joanne restores salvaged items to create an attractive, functional mudroom.

  9. 84. 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. 85. Grayco Magnum DX Paint Sprayer (01:35)

    Check out this affordable alternative to the professional spray rigs.

  11. 86. 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
  12. 87. 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
  13. 88. Sunroom Bench From Salvage (00:04:23)

    Joanne Palmisano adds a built-in bench of salvaged wood to a sunroom.

  14. 89. Hidden Asset Under Linoleum (00:02:51)

    Nicole refinishes the pine subflooring hidden under old kitchen linoleum.

  15. 90. How to Remove a Closet Addition and Restore an Original Hall Parlor

    The experts from Restoration Realities give step-by-step instructions on how to remove a closet and return the space to its original de...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard

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