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Program #221 Restore and Restyle: Decorating the Home


It's time to restore and restyle on this week's HandyMa'amŽ. Beverly visits a professional restorer at her workshop to get some great ideas for reviving old furniture. She also spruces up a plain door and gives a beat up old trunk new life. Plus, how to build a distinctive shelf out of an old book.

Home Improvement - Upgrade Plain Door with Molding

  • Moldings: Ornamental Mouldings,
  • Wallpaper for Windows: Etchart (Div. of Decora),
  • Miter Saw: Bosch Tools,
  • Workmate: Black & Decker,
  • Masking Tape: Manco,
  • Safety Glasses: Uvex,
  • Tape Measure, Nail Set: Vermont American,
  • Paint Brush: EZ Paintr,
  • Sandpaper: 3M,

Simple Solution - Cover Lamp with Fabric

  • Scissors: Fiskars,

Home Maintenance - Revive an old Trunk

  • Acrylic Paint: Plaid,
  • Spray Primer: Krylon,
  • Safety Glasses: Uvex,
  • Paint Brushes: EZ Paintr,
  • TSP: Jasco Chemical Corp.,
  • Wallpaper Remover: William Zinsser Co.,
  • Dust mask: 3M,
  • Palm Sander: Black & Decker,

Simple Solution - Restyle Card Table

  • Drill / Driver : Black & Decker,

Decorating/Crafts - Turn chairs into Shelves

  • Drill /Driver: Black & Decker,
  • Drill Bits: Bosch Tool Co.,
  • Square Bend Screw Hooks, Level: Stanley, 860-225-5111
  • "D" Rings: Anchor Wire Corp.
  • Artist Paint Brushes: EZ Paintr,
  • Miter Saw & Box : Ace Hardware,
  • Acrylic Paints: Plaid ,
  • Tape Measure: Vermont American,
  • Child's Chairs: Ikea,
  • Stud Seeker: GB-Gardner Bender,
  • "L" Brackets: National



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