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    Pouring a concrete slab yourself can be a big money-saver or big mistake. We show you the best techniques and tools so you get it right the first time.

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    How to Set Fence Posts That Won't Rot - soak in wood preservative containing copper napthanate. Place post on too of at least 6 inches of aggregate. Pour concrete so that it is above soil level. Trowel top smooth and slope so water runs away from post. Apply exterior latex caulk around base of post. Use heartwood which is dark & denser & more insect resistant, not sapwood which is lighter.

    How to resurface your concrete driveway with Quickrete.

    I am about to give up on getting new countertops. Too $$$. If its cost effective maybe I'll try these instead: DIY Concrete Countertops - how to build forms & pour concrete correctly

    How to build a beautiful concrete bench

    Alternatives to a concrete slab - I HAVE to show this to my husband! He wants a concrete slab for a "deck" and I think this would look SO much better!!!!

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    Form and Pour a Concrete Patio

    DIY concrete pavers looking like flagstone. Love this for our back/side yard where I want to do a hard scape.

    DIY foam fitted case. I know myself, I would never be able to maintain putting them back in their spots but it's still a good diy idea

    how we built steps for our back deck

    Deck! Get rid of the concrete slab out back!

    How to Build an Outdoor Living Room - Step by Step | The Family Handyman

    Scribing is one of the key techniques for installing cabinets, countertops and built-in woodwork. Learn how to perfectly transfer odd shapes and wavy walls to your work piece, creating a perfect fit every time.

    You can save a lot of money by doing your own wiring. Here we'll show you to wire an entire room.

    I love the new walkway that my husband helped me create using the "Quikrete Walk Maker". It took awhile to get a rhythm but once we got it, it went pretty fast. I am glad my husband helped! It would have taken me MUCH longer to mix and pour the concrete by myself!

    Anchor. Certainly not paying 70 for it, but good for inspiration.

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