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172 How-Tos From DIY Tools & Techniques

  1. 41. How to Make a Storage Container for Small Parts

    Keeping nuts and bolts in an old can? Easily find the right part for the project with this handy organizer.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 42. How to Make a Chisel Storage Box

    Keep chisels safe and dust-free with this DIY storage case. The box contains two chisel supports -- one for the ferrule and another for...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 43. How to Build a Storage Wall

    DIY experts give step-by-step instructions on how to easily build a versatile storage wall for any workshop.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 44. How to Set Up a Molding Cutter

    A molding cutter can create a variety of molding profiles on a table saw. Use these step-by-step instructions to easily set up a moldin...

    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  5. 45. How to Make a Miter Fence Extension and Stop Block

    The miter gauge that comes with most table saws isn't long enough to cut long boards. Add a miter fence extension and stop block to inc...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 46. How to Make an Adjustable Outfeed Table

    Use these step-by-step instructions to make an adjustable outfeed table that mounts on a portable workbench. Place the table next to th...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 47. How to Make a Table Saw Accessory Rack

    This useful table saw accessory rack mounts between the motor section and the base of the contractor saw. The rack has two accessory bo...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 48. How to Make a Sanding Jig

    It can be difficult and dangerous to sand small pieces with a palm sander. This jig is a safe and simple way to sand and hold a wooden ...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 49. How to Make a Sheet Goods Rack

    David Thiel explains how to make a storage rack for tall sheet goods. This is a handy storage unit for any workshop.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 50. How to Avoid Problems When Making Half-Lap Joints

    A half-lap joint is made of two rabbets that partially overlap. See how to avoid a bad half-lip joint -- one that doesn't mate up well ...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy

About This Show

How do you know if you have the right tool for the job? On DIY Tools & Techniques, DIY illustrates how to choose and use all the tools in your workshop. Host David Thiel calls upon his extensive knowledge as the Senior Editor of Popular Woodworking Magazine to give all the tips and tricks of the trade, as well as demonstrate step-by-step how to use and maintain workshop tools such as the router and table saw, as well as some not-so-common tools. DIY Tools & Techniques gives you the information needed to get the job done right -- with the right tool!

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