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TLC for Wood Furniture

Salvage your beloved wood furniture from wear and tear with these tips

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Create a Built-in Look With Paint

Smart use of color unifies a simple coatrack and separate bench

How to Build a Hairpin-Leg Coffee Table

How to Build a Hairpin-Leg Coffee Table

Blending rustic wood with industrial metal, this coffee table has a high-end look—but costs less than $70 to make.

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Quick Fixes to Do Before Holiday Guests Arrive

Make sure your home is in top shape for festivities with friends and family

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A Cheery Fireplace for $795

A dingy hearth wall gets a new look with fresh finishes and light, bright storage

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    10 Uses for Vinegar
    Forget about salad dressing. This inexpensive kitchen staple—the distilled white kind, that is—can multitask in any room of the house
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