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How to Create a Map Wallpapered Bookcase

Learn how to give a bookcase a classic look by adding maps to the inside and painting with stain.

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Top 71 Staining Projects

  1. 1. How to Apply Wood Stain Techniques

    When staining wood, use proper techniques in order to achieve a professional-looking finish.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 2. How to Use Stain for Stenciling on Wood

    Using stain, instead of paint, for a stenciling project helps show off the wood grain and gives furniture an antique look.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 3. Where There's a Will (04:47)

    This former community blight still needs some TLC on the outside.

  4. 4. How to Stain a Wood Floor

    Applying a stain to hardwood floors is a great way to give them beautiful color and tone. Follow these steps to stain your wood floors.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  5. 5. How To Create a Stained Concrete Patio

    Learn how to make a custom concrete patio with a rock-salt finish.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $5,000 - $10,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  6. 6. 4th Street Front Porch Repairs (00:01:26)

    Nicole repairs the 4th Street house's rotting front porch floor and rails.

  7. 7. Sanding and Preparing Wood Before Staining

    DIY experts offers advice on wood preparation for staining. Wood staining can greatly enhance the natural grain, shades and textures of...

  8. 8. How to Resurface a Pool Patio

    The pros sand down an old concrete surface, resurface the area and spice things up with a fabulous new color treatment.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  9. 9. Staining a Garage Floor (00:01:00)

    Here's a Garage Mahal quick tip on staining a garage floor.

  10. 10. How to Stain a Garage Floor

    Can't get rid of oil stains on the garage floor? Consider changing the floor's color with concrete stain.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  11. 11. Staining Concrete (01:16)

    Jason's solution for a mismatched concrete patio is a water-based stain.

  12. 12. How to Treat and Stain Wood Siding

    Learn how to keep wood siding looking like new.

    Time:
    Month
    Cost:
    $10,000 - $15,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  13. 13. How To Gold-Leaf a Lampshade

    Add gold-leafed stripes to a metal lampshade for a warm, elegant look.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  14. 14. Eco-Friendly Wood and Concrete Stain

    DIY Network's Carter Oosterhouse uses sustainable cedar and eco-friendly concrete stain in a backyard makeover.

  15. 15. Creating a Built-In Bookcase (01:00)

    Here are the DIY Basics on creating a built-in bookcase.

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