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  1. Sanding Stainless Steel Appliances

    Buff out ugly scratches in your shiny stainless steel appliances, using fine sandpaper and rubbing compound.

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  1. Ideas for the Kitchen: Stainless Steel Backsplash

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    Install a stainless steel backsplash behind the range quickly and easily with construction adhesive. Buy the sheet precut to the exact size you need.

  2. Stainless Steel Kitchen Backsplash

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    Steel, aluminum and copper tiles make dramatic, high impact kitchen backsplashes. They're also easy to install, last forever and don't require any grouting.

  3. 4 Weekend Kitchen Upgrades

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    Four weekend kitchen upgrades—a new sink and faucet, a stainless steel backsplash, classy track lighting and open shelves. Each one will make your kitchen feel brighter and fresher, especially if you have a small kitchen. And you save a ton when you do it yourself.

Other Articles for DIYers from Around the Web

  1. How To: Clean Stainless Steel

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    FromBobVila.com

    Gleaming and shiny, stainless steel brings a bright and polished air to any kitchen. Keeping that brilliant sheen, ho...

  2. Bob Vila Radio: Cleaning Stainless Steel

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    FromBobVila.com

    The sleek look of stainless steel lends sophistication to any kitchen. But keeping those surfaces gleaming takes care...

  3. Happy Wife-Happy Life! Easy to do Hight adjustable Shoe Shelf, Made from scaffolding Parts, with Polished Stainless Steel Rings on Top

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    FromInstructables: exploring - workshop - featured

    Hello, here I show you how you can esayly bould an nice Hight adjustable Shoe shelf. You only need 2 Boards and 4 Scaffold Pedestals ( with 2 nuts each). I do some medalrings on Top of the boards for a better look, but thats not rely neccessary. So follow the steps and have wile working. Bluepr... ...

  4. Installing a Stainless Steel Chimney Chase Cover

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    FromInstructables: exploring - workshop - home-renovation - featured

    A chimney chase cover is a cap that seals off the top of a wood framed or brick laid chimney chase. Chimney chase covers are typically made from low grade steel, which will rust over a short period of time. The smallest gap or hole on the chase cover can lead to expensive water damage. If you're ...

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Other Videos for DIYers from Around the Web

  1. How to Clean a Stainless Steel Sink

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    Learn how to make a simple and natural sink cleaning recipe that will have your kitchen sink sparkling in no time. Your kitchen sink will be cleaned and deodorized with a nice citrus scent left behind by using just two natural ingredients.

  2. The Essential Kitchen Cleaning Kit

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    Martha Stewart describes the components of an essential kitchen cleaning kit, which includes such items as Soft Scrub, Brillo Pads, Mr.Clean and Windex.

  3. 5 DIY Home Cleaning Supplies

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    You can clean your appliances and remove clothing stains without having to reach for a commercial cleaning product or laundry detergent. Here are a few household items that double as cleaning supplies

  4. How to Hook Up a Trailer

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    Don’t lose your $25,000 boat or worse yet, kill someone. The Family Handyman editor, Rick Muscoplat, will show you how to hook up your trailer the right way, to keep your trailer attached to your vehicle.

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Blog Posts

  1. Stainless Steel Cable and Wood Railing

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    FromAna-White.com

    Hi everyone!  Happy Friday! Do you remember back when we built this railing for Momplex Unit B? We absolutely LOVE how it turned out.  And we love that not only does it protect the stair opening, but it's so substantial, it's almost like a long console table that you can lean on. read more

  2. Kershaw Zing Knife

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    FromA Concord Carpenter

     Kershaw Zing Knife designed by RJ Martin, Model # 1730SS When I think of an everyday carry knife I think of Kershaw.  More specifically I think of the Kershaw stainless steel , spring assisted... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  3. Blank Slate Bathroom

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    FromAna-White.com

    Well, it might have taken us a few months longer than we'd have liked (decks, flooring, and trim got in the way), but we are finally taking you up on your suggestion to focus first on finishing out this room, Behind this door. Are you ready? Behind door number one in the hallway, right behind the kitchen, is the upstairs bathroom. Now Mom had a choice between a luxurious master bath or an upstairs guest room with a smaller bath. Guess what she choose? It was a no-brainer for Mom - grandkids sleeping over and summer guests feeling welcome trump spa tub and walk in shower any day. So it's a small bath, with just everything Mom needs, and nothing more. To the right as you walk in, there's wall space for a vanity and toilet. To the left, there's room for a stacking laundry or linen closet (if laundry was installed on the basement floor) and a wide shower. It's not big, but it's not tiny, and it's just for one person. And it's less for Mom to clean, especially thinking 20 or 30 years from now. To the right, as you walk in, is the vanity. We left room for a single 48" wide vanity. Over the vanity is space for a mirror, and we placed the electrical box for the vanity light dead center over the vanity. Dead center. We also made sure to install electical outlets to each side of the sink so Mom never has to worry about cords while brushing her teeth. Right next to the vanity is the toilet. There's not a ton of storage inside the bathroom, so we'll probably add a wall cabinet over the toilet. And on the far wall, the plan is to store towels on hooks. Does anyone use towel bars anymore??? We choose one of those premade fiberglass all-in-one showers because we are thinking 20-30 years down the road. We'd have loved to tile Mom a shower, but not if it means Mom is scrubbing grout lines at 80, or we are up there patching tile and moldy drywall after three decades of use. So a pretty shower curtain to make up for the basic shower is a must. Plus, I love the idea of simply changing out bath linens to update the space, instead of having to do a full bathroom gut/remodel job. We may decide to add a shower door later on just to protect the floor a little better - but I'm on Team Pretty Shower Curtain right now. Next to the shower is a recessed area designed wide enough to fit a stacking laundry system. It's all plumbed in and electrical run for laundry, but the area could also be converted easily to a linen closet by adding shelving if laundry was installed downstairs. But Mom really wanted laundry on the main floor, so that's the plan. I'll probably build shelving on top for some linen storage, and there's enough room in front for a small hamper. It's really awesome how this bathroom turned out with the door. Once the stacking laundry is installed, the door will hide it when opened. Wish I could say that was all planning, and not just a happy accident. It's not a big space, but I am pretty excited to start turning this blank slate into a pretty and useable bathroom for Mom. And by blank slate, I mean blank, blank slate.  It's hard to see in the small bathroom, but the walls are the same color as this bedroom.  No color at all. I love painted walls, especially in bathrooms, but because the space is so small, and there is no window in the bathroom, I opted to keep the walls and ceiling the same color white. It feels fresh an airy in there, even though it's a small windowless space. That, and I'm loving white bathrooms with wood floors lately. via Country Living I especially love the black hardware mixed with the stainless fixtures in this bathroom. via Country Living And I love that with such a neutrel palatte, it's easy to updated the bathroom for the seasons by just bringing in a pop of color. via Country Living I also love how a stark white bathroom makes beautiful wood grains pop.  Are you with me? Here's the mood board I came up to for this bathroom: Mood board images from Pottery Barn , Home Depot and Lowes . 1. I love the neutrel white backdrop to make the space appear larger and light and airy. 2.  For hardware, we'll be mixing stainless steel with wrought iron to add contrast and keep us from getting in the "only stainless steel " rut. 3. We'll bring in texture with a natural stone vanity top, plush towels, a luxurious throw rug, while complimenting the wood grain in the floor.   4. I'd like to add baskets made of wicker and additional wood in shelving or frames for added texture and natural elements. 5. Things will get little fancy with a turned leg vanity to add functionality and storage to the bathroom. 6. A pretty shower curtain will add color and be an easy way for Mom to update her bathroom over seasons and as design trends change.  7.  Accessories that are easy to change out will complete the look. Time to get to work - because you already know - most everything has to be DIY.   Well, I'm probably not going to make the towels. But everything else? It's all fair game!

  4. Kershaw Leek 1660 Knife

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    FromA Concord Carpenter

    Kershaw Leek 1660 Stainless Steel Folding Knife Review: The folks at Kershaw recently send me a few folding knives to evaluate. I looked at and reviewed the Blur knife, [see review] Need Work knife... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  5. Infographic: The History of Interior Design

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    FromPosts tagged: interior-design

      Design Shuffle's infographic of the history of interior design is a point and click master class for those of us with a point and click attention span. From plaster reliefs of the Stone Age to stainless steel of the 21st century, every major style is covered in thumbnail version. Not only is it ...

  6. COAST A9R Rechargeable Penlight

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    FromA Concord Carpenter

     

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