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Top 62 Staining Projects

  1. 1. 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
  2. 2. Step 5: Sand and Paint (00:50)

    How to finish the chair rail molding by sanding and painting or staining.

  3. 3. Woodworking FAQ: Clear Finishes

    DIY Network answers frequently asked questions about clear wood finishes and stains.

  4. 4. Staining Concrete (01:16)

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

  5. 5. Outdoor Deck Cleaning and Staining Guide

    Give tired old boards the full treatment -- a deep cleaning and a new tint

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    Cost:
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    Difficulty:
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  6. 6. Sanding and Finishing Wood (01:48)

    Bruce Bogartz and a friend give advice on staining and sanding wood.

  7. 7. How To Give Furniture An Antique Look

    Some people enjoy the challenge of taking an inexpensive piece of unfinished furniture and giving it some of the charm and character of...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 8. Stripping Paint From Furniture (02:44)

    Removing paint from wooden furniture is easy with these great tips.

  9. 9. Decorative Paint Technique: Distressing Instructions

    Distressing is the modern approach to creating a timeless treasure.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  10. 10. Creating a Built-In Bookcase (01:00)

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

  11. 11. How to Stain Wood Furniture

    Learn expert advice on basic steps for staining -- a simple and inexpensive way to update wood furniture.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  12. 12. How to Stain a Hardwood Floor

    Tackle this project yourself to save a bundle while giving your floors a fresh look.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  13. 13. Tea Technique (00:46)

    Create the popular shabby chic look by using tea and tea staining fabric.

  14. 14. How to Make Homemade Stains

    Learn how to create eco-friendly, no-VOC water-based stains for your next woodworking project. You'll save money with these simple conc...

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  15. 15. Tips on Staining Wood

    DIY experts offer advice on how to properly stain wood furniture.

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