How to Build

Whether you are conducting a small home improvement project or a major home repair, it is important to understand how to build and repair certain things in your home. Sure, some projects should be left to the professionals, but you might surprised at what

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You'd like to build your own futon frame so you can accommodate guests in your home. Learn about how to build a futon frame in this article.

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You don't have enough space in your apartment for that extra bed, so you want to build a Murphy bed. We will now attempt to show you how to build a Murphy bed.

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You want to build a wooden shooting bench for your target range. This article will show you how to build a wooden shooting bench.

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You decided to go green and you want to build a cordwood house. Study this article and learn how to build a cordwood house.

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You have a porch and want to build a roof over it. Learn here how to build a porch roof.

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If you're planning to buy (or find) a turtle as a pet, you're going to need to build the right kind of tank for it. This article shows you how to build a turtle tank.

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You'd like to build a bee hive box, but don't know how. Learn about how to build a bee hive box in this article.

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You can build a hot tub with some ingenuity, used materials and building know-how. Learn about how to build a hot tub in this article.

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Building a loft bed is a good solution to your small space. Learn about how to build a loft bed in this article.

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You can cure meats and delicacies on your own if you build your own smokehouse. Learn about how to build a smokehouse in this article.

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Be energy efficient and warm this winter, by using an electric heater you build yourself. Learn about how to build an electric heater in this article.

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You want to build a wooden ladder, but you’re not sure how to do it. Learn about how to build a wooden ladder in this article.

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You want to build a privacy fence, but you’re not sure how to do it. Learn about how to build a privacy fence in this article.

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You live in a storm-prone area and you must build a storm shelter. Follow these instructions and find out how to build a storm shelter.

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You need to build concrete steps outside your kitchen door, and you will need to build a form for the steps. Learn here how to build forms for concrete steps.

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Whether you're a carpenter, painter, electronics whiz, or mad scientist, you may want to build your own workbench. Read this article to learn how build a workbench.

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If raccoons have invaded you picnic, garden or home, consider building your own raccoon trap. This article shows you how to build a raccoon trap.

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You want to build a batting cage frame, but you're not sure how to do it. Learn about how to build a batting cage frame in this article.

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You can build a stage platform, with some tools, a little carpentry know-how and some materials. Learn about how to build a stage platform in this article.

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You can build a one minute timer by attaching two bottles together and letting water or sand flow through. Learn about how to build a one minute timer in this article.

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You want to try your hand at building an exterior door jamb on your house. In this article you will learn how to build an exterior door jamb.

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Your bathroom vanity needs replacing and you want to build one yourself. Learn about how to build a bathroom vanity from this article.

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Your garage door needs replacing and you have decided to build one yourself. This article will show you how to build a garage door.

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Almost every child wants to sleep in a bunk bed. Now is the chance for you to help fulfill your child's dream. If you build the bunk beds in the garage, check first that you will be able to get them to the bedroom without having to dismantle them -- ...

Your kids want you to build them a clubhouse. Just read this article to learn how to build a clubhouse.

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