Decorating with Joint Compound | from Cheapskate Hall of Fame V: Save a Buck at Any Cost! | from Cheapskate Hall of Fame V: Save a Buck at Any Cost!

DIY faux stone with joint compound

mosaic tile wall

joint compound

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Safely work above stairs: Open a step ladder and place it at the top of the stairs. Then position an extension ladder on the stairs, leaning it against the opposing wall (pad the arms to protect wall paint). Construct a platform to span the distance between the ladders by screwing 2x4s to a plywood deck. Nail stops to the ends of the 2x4s to prevent the assembly from sliding off the ladder rungs.

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How to paint an Indiana Jones style stone wall!

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Like the wall in this bluestone worker's cottage in Fitzroy, Melbourne

Painted Stone Wall - bar area

Cut crown molding: Place molding upside down so the back of the bevel meant to make contact with the ceiling rests on saw deck. Secure with clamps. Cut strip of plywood 30" long to be horizontal fence. Hot glue the saw deck on both sides of its center. Press the fence tight to the crown. Remove crown; cut center section of the horizontal fence at 45 degrees in each direction. Nestle the crown between the saw's vertical fence and your horizontal one to securely hold it in place for mitering.

Press and seal wrap instead of taping everything.

Seal a plastic bag with the top of a water bottle or any plastic bottle and the lid.

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