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Mag Ruffman instills confidence in viewers to try home repairs themselves by giving technical advice and tips on maintaining a sense of humor.
September 16, 2002
Topics include locating wall studs.
September 14, 2002
Common household tools are covered.
September 13, 2002
How to install a pet door.
September 12, 2002
Caulking is the topic.
September 11, 2002
Included: tips on replacing window caulking and fixing potholes.
September 7, 2002
August 24, 2002
Included: replacing the P-trap under a sink; assembling a composter.
July 27, 2002
Repairing drawers and cupboards.
July 20, 2002
Replacing two-prong outlets with three-prong outlets is the project.
July 13, 2002
Tips on replacing broken window panes in wooden frames.
June 15, 2002
Included: repairing a doorbell; installing a digital thermostat.
June 8, 2002
Preparing and painting a wood-sided house is demonstrated. Included: removing dry rot; and choosing paint.
June 1, 2002
Projects include insulating a window and tiling around a stove.
May 25, 2002
Featured: “Just Plane, Folks.”
May 18, 2002
A look at various ready-to-assemble shelves and custom-built shelves.
May 11, 2002
A look at different types of inexpensive closet organizers and the materials used to build them. Host: Mag Ruffman.
May 4, 2002
Included: repointing mortar between bricks. Also: repairing worn masonry, parging and cement surfaces. Host: Mag Ruffman.
April 27, 2002
Tips on replacing the trim or moulding around a window frame. Host: Mag Ruffman.
April 20, 2002
Included: using mirror clips to hang an unframed mirror. Also: making a coat rack by mounting old doorknobs on a board. Host: Mag Ruffman.
April 13, 2002
Included: tips on replacing a toilet seat. Also: the uses of natural-bristle brushes and synthetic-bristle brushes.
April 6, 2002
Included: repairing a leaky shower mixer; hanging a bathroom cabinet on the wall. Also: how to make a tool roll for screwdrivers and chisels. Host: Mag Ruffman.
March 30, 2002
Included: a portable work station that's easy to use; steel wool as a fire starter. Also: using carpenter's glue and an elastic cord to fix a wobbly chair.
March 23, 2002
A look at the advantages of using a tool belt.
March 9, 2002
A discussion about different types of glues and their uses.
February 16, 2002
A look at different types of power saws and how to safely use each one. Also: using a charcoal briquette in a tool box to absorb moisture and prevent rust.
February 9, 2002
Included: repairing a running toilet tank; clearing a blockage in a drain. Also: washing wooden decks and steps.
February 2, 2002
A look at preparing a room to be painted. Also: getting rid of rust rings on bathroom sinks.
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