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26 How-Tos From Wasted Spaces

  1. 1. How to Build a Trash Can Holder

    A simple wooden case keeps the trash out of sight.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  2. 2. How to Build a Compact Pantry Opening

    This zero-footprint pantry steals space from another room. Learn how to install your own pantry with these easy steps.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  3. 3. How to Resize Cabinets

    Learn how to resize cabinets with these easy step-by-step directions. Modify inexpensive, store-bought cabinets to add storage and fit ...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 4. How to Create Custom Shelves

    Learn how to create custom shelves with these easy-to-follow steps.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  5. 5. How to Install a Wall Mounted Wine Rack

    Build a custom wall-mounted wine rack to affordably fit your storage needs. Install a wall-mounted wine rack with these easy step-by-st...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 6. How to Build a Wine Serving Station

    Building a custom wine serving station adds unique and impressive storage to your home. Learn how to make a custom wine serving station...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  7. 7. How to Make a Hollow Plywood Mantel

    Use these step-by-step instructions and see how careful miter cuts make this hollow mantel look like one thick piece of wood.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 8. How to Find Space Under Stairs

    Host Karl Champley shows you how to put the wasted space under a staircase to use.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  9. 9. How to Install a Door and Drywall

    Adding a new door and drywall to a remodeled room is an easy project. Learn how to install a door and drywall with these easy-to-follow...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  10. 10. How to Build an Office Under the Stairs

    The space under a flight of stairs can be the perfect spot to set up a home office.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
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About This Show

Nine out of 10 people complain they don't have enough space in their home, but most of them don't know how to use the space they already have! DIY Network's Wasted Spaces shows you how to solve your space-management problems by making the most of your unused space. Whether banging down a wall, going under the stairs or punching through the ceiling, host and contractor Karl Champley reveals all kinds of nooks and crannies that are underused. In every cluttered home, there are always plenty of opportunities for DIY's Wasted Spaces!

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