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203 How-Tos From DIY Tools & Techniques

  1. 191. 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
  2. 192. How to Make a Push Block

    Push blocks and push sticks are invaluable tools for the table saw and joiner. These accessories help keep your hands away from the bla...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 193. How to Cut Small Parts on a Table Saw

    Cutting small parts on a table saw can be a dangerous task. Create a jig that eliminates 99 percent of the danger by enabling users to ...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 194. How to Make a Chair Rung

    If a chair tenon cannot be repaired, it's easy to make a new rung. A router table with a special fence is the tool of choice for this p...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  5. 195. How to Make a Mortise Cut

    Use these step-by-step instructions to make a mortise cut using a chisel.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  6. 196. How to Hang Wallpaper

    Wallpaper is expensive enough without having to hire someone to hang it. Here's how to easily -- and inexpensively -- do it yourself.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 197. How to Sand Large Surfaces

    DIY experts demonstrate the most accurate way to sand larger surfaces.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 198. How to Cut Curves on Tile

    These step-by-step instructions explain how to cut an opening in tile for a pipe. The process is easy but dangerous and should be attem...

    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  9. 199. How to Make a Joint With Biscuits and a Biscuit Joiner

    To hold two pieces of wood together at a 90-degree angle, create a joint with biscuits and a biscuit joiner. These step-by-step instruc...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 200. 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

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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