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Top 71 Staining Projects

  1. 46. 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. 47. Staining a Banister (01:00)

    Here are the DIY Basics on staining a banister.

  3. 48. How To Apply False Graining to a Metal Door

    Learn how to make a metal door look like wood with this false graining technique.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 49. Scoring and Staining Concrete (02:55)

    Instructions for scoring lines in a concrete slab.

  5. 50. How to Apply Stain, Varnish, Wax, Dye or Oil to Wood

    Follow these simple steps to apply stain, varnish, wax, dye or oil to enhance the look of wood.

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  6. 51. How to Stain Concrete

    By properly cleaning and preparing your patio for staining, you'll spruce up your drab surface and admire your artistry for years to co...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  7. 52. How to Install a Skim Coat for a Concrete Floor

    Adding a skim coat is important because it will strengthen the floor, and when colored, acts as a primer coat for the second hand-trowe...

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  8. 53. Staining Repurposed Furniture (00:01:00)

    Staining will add new life to favorite pieces of repurposed furniture.

  9. 54. How to Repair Wood Furniture That Has Been Chewed By a Pet

    Did Fido leave chew marks on the legs of your dining room chair? These instructions will show you how to patch and repair chew marks on...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 55. How to Stain a Concrete Patio (00:01:00)

    Got a patio in need of a makeover? Here are tips on staining concrete.

  11. 56. Step 5: Sand and Paint (00:50)

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

  12. 57. Where There's a Will (04:47)

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

  13. 58. 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...

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  14. 59. How to Stain Wood Kitchen Cabinets

    Home improvement expert Bruce Johnson shares some techniques for staining wood kitchen cabinets.

  15. 60. Tea Technique (00:46)

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

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