Indoor & Outdoor DIY Projects

How to Make a Decorative Plate Rail

How to Make a Decorative Plate Rail

Learn how to build and install a plate rail; includes tips on biscuit joinery as well as step-by-step instructions, materials, and tools lists.

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How to Build a Post and Beam Archway

How to Build a Post and Beam Archway

Step-by-step instructions showing how to build and install a post and beam archway from standard planks.

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Making Wallpaper by Hand Using a Wooden Block Press

Making Wallpaper by Hand Using a Wooden Block Press

Learn how Americans made wood block printed wallpaper in the early 1800s.

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How to Make a Wood Cutting Board

How to Make a Wood Cutting Board

Learn how to make a butcher block chopping board with a notch for scraping food into a bowl.

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How to Put up a Ceiling Made of Stamped Metal

How to Put up a Ceiling Made of Stamped Metal

Learn how to install a stamped metal ceiling; details include installing furring and blocking strips, ceiling panels and cornice.

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How to Build a Room Divider

How to Build a Room Divider

Learn how to build and install a knee-wall room divider; includes details on framing, and installing drywall and pre-made columns.

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How to Put up a Wood Ceiling Using Tongue and Groove Planks

How to Put up a Wood Ceiling Using Tongue and Groove Planks

Learn how to install solid wood ceiling paneling; watch a video containing installation tips; printable instructions include materials and tool lists.

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Handsome, Easy to Make Columns Elegantly Define Adjoining Rooms

Handsome, Easy to Make Columns Elegantly Define Adjoining Rooms

These easy to build and install columns define living spaces without totally separating them

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How to Repair Broken Floor Tile

How to Repair Broken Floor Tile

Learn how to replace loose or broken ceramic floor tiles

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How to Stain and Finish an Antique Dresser

How to Stain and Finish an Antique Dresser

Salvage a Painted Antique by Removing Grease and Water Marks and Restoring the Stained and Varnished Beauty of Its Wood

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