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203 How-Tos From DIY Tools & Techniques

  1. 171. How to Make a Band Saw Auxiliary Table

    Improve the usefulness of a band saw by making a larger table for it.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 172. How to Build a Wall-Mounting System

    A scrap piece of wood can be used to hang a cabinet or a large mirror on a wall. DIY experts show how to build this wall-mounting syste...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 173. How to Make an Angle Jig

    Learn how to make a jig that helps drill holes at an angle on the drill press. The jig can be used for making pocket holes or angled ho...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 174. How to Make Finger Joints

    A finger joint resembles interlaced fingers. A sturdy joint often used for making boxes, it also features a lot of glue surface and a l...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  5. 175. How to Make a Lumber Rack

    DIY experts explain how to make a lumber rack that will help keep any workshop organized. Screw the lumber rack into a permanent spot i...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 176. How to Make a Metal Box

    Follow these step-by-step instructions and see how easy it is to use a hand-held metal brake to bend metal. In this project, a box is m...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 177. Routing Fingernail Edges

    By attaching a jig to a router table, round-over bits can be used to create fingernail edges on tabletops or bookshelves. Here's how to...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  8. 178. How to Drive and Hide Nails

    If you've used a hammer, you've probably occasionally hit your finger instead of the nail. Here are some safe techniques for driving na...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 179. How to Make a Drill Index

    Drill bits are small and easily lost. A homemade drill index can remedy that problem. DIY experts show how to make a drill index using ...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 180. How to Make a Clamp Storage Rack

    If clamps are cluttering the workspace learn how to make this easy clamp storage rack to organize various sizes of clamps.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate

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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