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203 How-Tos From DIY Tools & Techniques

  1. 171. How to Make and Use a Panel Clamp

    A jig design makes sure panels stay flat during gluing. David Thiel of Tools & Techniques demonstrates how to make and use the panel cl...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 172. How to Veneer Molding

    Veneering on a curved surface can be a difficult process without the right tool. Here's an easy method for using a vacuum pressing syst...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 173. How to Use a Table Saw as an Edge Jointer

    Learn how -- then teach -- an old table saw how to do a few new tricks. It's easy to turn a table saw into an edge jointer with these i...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 174. How to Cut Circles and Curves With a Router

    Learn how to use a router and a special jig to cut perfect circles and ovals.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  5. 175. How to Make a Tabletop Disassembly Jig

    When you're pulling apart a piece of furniture, it's hard not to damage the wood or the finish. Here's how to make a special jig that c...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 176. How To Lay Brick

    Many of the tools required for concrete work are also used for bricklaying. Masonry isn't a simple task, but the right tools can make i...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  7. 177. 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
  8. 178. How to Make a Lap Joint

    When there's a piece of lumber that's too short for the project, a second piece of wood can be used to extend the length. Lap joining i...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 179. How to Build Slotted Shelves

    Turn empty wall space into storage space with slotted shelves. DIY experts show how to make a slotted shelf of any size.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 180. How to Use Tile-Cutting Tools

    Learn the basics about tileworking tools and their functions.

    Time:
    2 hours
    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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