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Repair badly cracked plaster ceilings by covering them with a layer of 1⁄2-in. drywall.
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My standard fix for plaster cracks is to carve out the damage, fill the gap with setting-type joint compound, tape it, add topcoats of compound, and sand. This method is…
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These headphones combine hearing protection with an AM/FM radio
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Irwin's new line of box-beam levels include some innovative features and accessories
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Nobody will notice your flawless miters if the home is covered in filth—here's how to clear the air and contain the mess.
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The keys to a successful installation are careful layout and sharp tools
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The job calls for some travel, but usually not quite this much
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From window-sash repair to stone masonry, this "gathering of the trades" covered it all
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