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The storage cube is a beautifully simple form, yet it is perhaps the most versatile of all modular home storage systems. Essentially a wooden box, the cube can hold anything you want it to, and you can build it almost any size you like. You can mount it on a wall, hang it from the ceiling, set it on a desk, or stack it on the floor with a group of other cubes. You can also add to its function with a coat hook or a shelf if it is wall hung.
By BlackAndDecker

Have any chairs that are in need of a simple update? This step by step tutorial will show you some easy things that you can do to update the chairs in your house and have you feeling 'chairful' again.

If you like what you see, please visit Red Heads Craft More Fun for more decorative inspiration and creative DIY ideas for your home.
By Red Heads Craft More Fun

A decorative and utilitarian key holder used to keep keys easily accessible to all family members. It can be easily modified to fit in any space and home decor. It can also be created by using items you probably already have in your home. Please visit me on my blog for more decorative ideas, organizing projects and creative DIY ideas for your home. Visit Organize and Decorate Everything at http://organizeyourstuffnow.com .
By Organize Your Stuff Now

We're going to show you how to make a fabulous bench from an old headboard & footboard. It is simple, fairly quick & creates a unique & one of a kind piece!
By A Few Good Pieces

Installing bead board in bookshelves, and how to create unity in decorating.
By Savvy Chic Home

Make useful drawers for the bathroom vanity, garage or craft area with some scrap wood, glue, nails paint and dollar store baskets.
By Pregnant With Power Tools

Porcelain snap-lock tile flooring is a relatively new innovation that combines the easy installation of laminate floors with the durability and feel of ceramic tile.
By BlackAndDecker

This is a great idea for repurposing a dresser mirror. Ron designed a bench using a large dresser mirror for the back. The upholstered seat is hinged for access to the storage underneath. Each bench will look as different as each mirror will be different. It is easy to have your own original bench.
By Junk Blossoms!

The first, and perhaps most important, step when replacing old plumbing is to decide how and where to run the new pipes. Since the stud cavities and joist spaces are often covered with finished wall surfaces, finding routes for running new pipes can be challenging.
By BlackAndDecker

The first, and perhaps most important, step when replacing old plumbing is to decide how and where to run the new pipes. Since the stud cavities and joist spaces are often covered with finished wall surfaces, finding routes for running new pipes can be challenging.
By BlackAndDecker

Ability the use the snake feature and the separate same to configure as handheld makes this a good emergency light for your home. Keep a couple as back up lighting.
By nawalins

Working with black pipe is virtually the same as working with galvanized pipe.
By BlackAndDecker

Pluming Materials.
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It’s not surprising that sink faucets leak and drip. Any fitting that contains moving mechanical parts is susceptible to failure.
By BlackAndDecker

Many plumbing projects and repairs can be completed with basic hand tools you probably already own. Adding a few simple plumbing tools will prepare you for all the projects in this book.
By BlackAndDecker

There are quite a few different types of power sanders available, so how do you know which one is best for your project? These tips should help guide you along.
By Toolguyd

Because most of a plumbing system is hidden inside walls and floors, it may seem to be a complex maze of pipes and fittings. In fact, home plumbing is simple and straightforward.
By BlackAndDecker

Quick way when cleaning up to get the last bit of dirt/dust
By millaa

clean up is a breeze
By cdmtx65

Working conditions on a roof can be arduous, so make the job as easy as possible by gathering the right tools and equipment before you begin.
By BlackAndDecker

Taking an heirloom rocking chair and giving it an update.
By A Little Knick Knack

This is how I refurbished and old coffee table into a usable bench for my Master Bedroom.
By A Little Knick Knack

A farewell to the 1970's Kitchen, while I love Yellow it does not have a place in the kitchen. We wanted to do a modern upgrade with stainless appliances, granite countertops, and cherry cabinets.
By BrianF

This is truly a trash to treasure project. Here is a way to transform a lawyer's bookcase into a piece that can turn into a great piece in your home. Anyone can do this project. http://impatientlyprayingforpatience.blogspot.com/
By Impatiently Praying for Patience

Adding a closet in the basement
By Bower Power

The guy who built our house never finished much of anything. We needed to install the rest of the log siding on the back of the house that he never finished. It looked horrible before we started.
By Lynne

I had tried dozens of different methods and products to do this project, so I was pleased to find a Black and Decker product that worked great.
By BlackAndDecker

can you use these batteries in all 18 volt tools
By albfamily

When I put my Dust Buster, model # UA-1803B on the charger the indicator light that let's me know if it's charging doesn't come on. I've tried numerous times to place it on the charger just right, because it's got to be lined up perfectly but I can't get it to charge. Now my vacuum has died and I can't use it.
By Karen Leigh King

Reviews indicate battery looses charge in 10 minutes.
By ptg

new shredder will not function but for a short time. turn on and off will work fo about 30 seconds and shuts off. says bin is full and also that we are trying to shred to many sheets at once and all I'm feeding is 1 sheet of paper.
By jdmillersr

Can you please invent drill bits for my b&d cordless screwdriver? I'm on a very tight budget now and can't buy a drill.
By critter_daniels

I trying to put batteries in, looks like it takes "C" and they will not go in. Does it take a different siz battery?
By donnakaycooper

I made an error when I registered one of my products and want to remove it from the list. How did I do that.
By kluvselvis

how can i get a manual for my black and decker band saw?
By kansasskid54

This video covers it all - from the removal of the old floor to the installation and grouting of the new ceramic tiles.
By BlackAndDecker

Get direction on the last step in any tiling project.
By BlackAndDecker

An introduction to specialty tools for installing ceramic tile.
By BlackAndDecker

This video covers it all - from the removal of the old floor to the installation and grouting of the new ceramic tiles.
By BlackAndDecker

Get direction on the last step in any tiling project.
By BlackAndDecker

An example of adding a door casing with decorative rosettes and plinth installation.
By BlackAndDecker

An overview of tiles on the market and their possible uses.
By BlackAndDecker

An overview of modern trim carpentry tools.
By BlackAndDecker

Guidance on getting the consistency and ration right for your thinset. Plus, tips on applying the thinset properly.
By BlackAndDecker

A walk through the basics of installing crown molding.
By BlackAndDecker

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