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    DIY: How to Make a Child-Sized Picnic Table | eHow

    Free DIY Project Plan: Learn How to Make a Wooden Trash Can

    DIY Pallet Bookshelf Table In Under an Hour

    Build a Vegetable Bin Cupboard free DIY Project and Furniture Plans

    Woodworking for Mere Mortals: Free woodworking videos and plans. : Get organized! Canned goods dispenser.

    Simmer a pot of this natural air freshener to add instant fall to your home.

    Get creative with your porch for fall. I can't wait to try some of these awesome and easy ideas. 10 Front Porch Decor Ideas for Fall via #frontporch #fall #autumn

    Storage Shed Plans | ... Storage Sheds, Building A Sheds Plans, Backyard Sheds Idea, Shed Plans

    how to build a shed... This is a neat site and really is do-able... only you can't live in it, which is my main goal in building something. You have to be careful about your areas specs on livable housing. There are so many rules and regs. now grrr

    Build Your Own Simple Shed From Scratch -

    Ana White | Build a Small Cedar Fence Picket Storage Shed | Free and Easy DIY Project and Furniture Plans

    How to fix a running toilet

    The Family Handyman a plethora of DIY home repairs :)

    How to: replace a wax ring seal - #diy #toilet #tip

    Learn how to stop an overflowing toilet, and save yourself aggravation and a hefty plumber's fee. | Illustration: Aaron Ashley |

    Insulate a garage door. Cheap DIY to save on heating / cooling costs. Less than $50 for a 2 car garage door. frugalaintcheap.b...

    Stay warm this winter with the best insulation for your home. Don't know which type to choose

    How to insulate your crawl space and keep warm this winter!

    Read this before you insulate your attic, and you'll enjoy a fatter bank account and more comfortable indoor temps year-round. | Illustration: Adam McCauley |

    Wrapping your hot water pipes is one of the simplest energy- and water-saving projects. We show you how and why. | Photo: Rob Howard |

    How to avoid basement flooding.

    Feeling damp and drippy? If your basement walls are clammy, a French drain system — also called a footing drain — can banish that boggy feeling.

    How to Waterproof Your Basement: 8 steps (with pictures)

    Water Proofing Basement | Basement Waterproofing Costs | HouseLogic

    DIY Faux Wainscotting...tempting...very tempting...