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  1. 31. How to Build Custom Bunk Beds

    These custom-built beds are incorporated into the wood paneling on the walls and secured to the wall with wood cleats.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  2. 32. Decorative Paint Technique: Venetian Plaster

    Transform plain walls into your home's most elegant feature with textured Venetian plaster.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  3. 33. How to Build a Short Retaining Wall

    This 2' retaining wall is a great architectural element that also serves a purpose -- to keep dirt from a sloping yard from going into ...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  4. 34. How To Build a Front Porch Railing

    Learn how to make a railing out of natural branches.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  5. 35. How to Install Brick Veneer on a Wall

    Create an eye-catching brick veneer accent wall with these step-by-step instructions.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  6. 36. How to Install a Three-Way Switch and Wire a Circuit

    Typically used for hallways and staircases, three-way switches are used in instances where two separate switches control one. Use these...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  7. 37. How to Distress an Ivory Headboard

    A distressed ivory finish on this headboard helps give this bedroom suite some style.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  8. 38. How to Cut Stone Veneer to Fit

    With the right tools and a steady hand, you can cut stone veneer for an outdoor kitchen cabinet and fire pit.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  9. 39. How to Refinish a Porch Swing

    Give a weather-worn swing new life by following these directions.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 40. How to Paint a Room

    Anyone can paint a room and get professional results by working efficiently, neatly and with careful preparation.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  11. 41. Grouting Tile

    Here's how to grout the tile in a bathroom in just one weekend.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  12. 42. 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
  13. 43. How to Install a Traditional Brick Walkway

    Use these step-by-step instructions to install a charming herringbone-pattern brick walk.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  14. 44. How To Give Furniture A Crackle Finish

    Specialized crackle mediums, in combination with acrylic paint, can create a striking finish.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  15. 45. How to Make a Weathered Wood Bench

    Use paint and oil-based polyurethane to give an ordinary wooden bench the look of aged beach wood.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate

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