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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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 build your child a loom for a present. Here's how you can learn how to build a loom.

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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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You want to build some shelves in your garage to hold the junk that's all over the floor. Learn how to build shelves in the garage in this article.

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You'd like to build a new horse shelter for your horses. Learn how to build a horse shelter to protect your horses from the rain, wind and snow in this article.

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To give your kitchen the look of a total makeover for only a fraction of the price, consider building new cabinets. Learn about how to build kitchen cabinets from scratch in this article.

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Give your home or cottage a rustic look by building some log furniture. Learn about how to build log furniture in this article.

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Though it may seem difficult, building steps is simply a matter of accurate calculations. Learn about how to build steps in this article.

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You'd like to build a Martin birdhouse for your yard. Just read this article and learn about how to build a Martin birdhouse.

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You know how to write music and how to sing, and would like to build a portable recording booth where you can record your songs. Learn about how to build a portable recording booth in this article.

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You'd like to renovate your bathroom, and want to start by building a tile shower. Read this article and you'll be on your way to building a tile shower.

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The latest trends for kitchens combine practical utility and functionality with personal style and aesthetics. Learn how you can make your kitchen trendy in this article.

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If your idea of the American dream includes a home made for entertaining, why not build your own deck and make that dream a reality?

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Today's dog houses can go way beyond four walls, an arched doorway and a peaked roof. With a little time and the right materials, you can build a palace for your pooch.

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If you have a garage so cluttered that you dread the thought of trying to squeeze an automobile into it, you just might need a storage shed.

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If you've been taking apart your vacuum cleaner on the kitchen table or cutting 2x4s balanced across the arms of your Adirondack chair on the patio, it's time to build a workbench.

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In the 1970s and 1980s the bar stool was relegated to basement recreational rooms and rec-room bars. But these days, you'll find bar stools front and center in the heart of the home -- the kitchen.

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