How to Stain/Paint an Oak Banister (the shortcut method…no sanding needed!)
Our house was built in 2000. I'm pretty sure that was right at the height of using orange oak for trim work, kitchen cupboards, and banisters.....because this house was FULL of it when we moved in. (Remember the kitchen we overhauled?? And the window trimming we changed? Oh, and the fireplace mantel and hearth we built? Yep lots of orange oak.) I actually like using natural wood pieces in my decor and have nothing against exposed wood. However, the orange-y stain that this house was…
DIY Baseboards, Molding and Trim • The Budget Decorator
DIY Basebords, Molding and Trim • One of the best home improvement projects for the DIY'er, learn to install your own wood trim!
How To Make Ugly Cabinets Look Great! — DESIGNED
Kitchen cabinets under construction, remodeling old cabinets, ARTICLE: How to Make Old Cabinets Look Good!
$60 Carpet to Hardwood Stair Remodel
Got an itch to rip the carpet off your stairs? You can replace the carpet with hardwood stairs easier than you think -- and cheaper (try $60!).
Closing the Space above the Kitchen Cabinets
How to close the space above the kitchen cabinets with MDF and moldings...add colored strips:
How To Install Crown Molding Yourself (With Video!) | Young House Love
Hanging crown molding is a surprisingly easy and cheap DIY project that you can do by yourself. See how we did it for less than $100!
Gel Stain Video Tutorial (Staining without Stripping) - The Weathered Door
This gel stain video tutorial shows you how to stain with gel stain over an existing finish without having to strip off the old finish.