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DIY Tools & Techniques

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203 How-Tos From DIY Tools & Techniques

  1. 191. How to Make a Plywood Springboard for a Rolling Outfeed Table

    An outfeed accessory is vital when working with long boards on a table tool such as a table saw or a jointer. This plywood support will...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  2. 192. How to Fix a Chair Tenon

    Spindles and rungs on chairs are easily broken. Follow these simple steps to fix a broken tenon.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 193. How to Solder Copper Pipe

    Soldering copper pipe calls for an acid-based solder. Use these step-by-step instructions to easily solder a fitting to a pipe.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 194. How to Install Hinges

    Every woodworker should have several basic kinds of chisels, which come in a range of sizes. See how to use a chisel to prep a work pie...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  5. 195. How to Make a Wooden Bowl

    A guide that makes a table saw's blade contact only the center portion of a cylindrical piece of wood will create a dished effect. Thes...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  6. 196. Tapping Basics

    A tap is fitted into a pilot hole in a metal piece and turned with a special type of wrench. Here are the steps to take before and duri...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 197. How to Make a Space-Saving Sawhorse Worktable

    Space is a hard-to-come-by workshop commodity. DIY experts demonstrate how to make an inexpensive and space-saving sawhorse worktable.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 198. How to Create Molding on a Radial-Arm Saw

    The radial-arm saw is often used to cut molding, but it can also be used to shape molding. The technique, however, is for experts only.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  9. 199. How to Make a Pull Saw

    Sometimes a power saw is too powerful for the job at hand. At such times, a homemade pull saw can come in handy. Here's an easy method ...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 200. How to Make a Bottle Stopper

    If you know how to turn wood on a lathe, you can have hours of fun in your workshop. Use a lathe or a mini-lathe to transform raw mater...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard

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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