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DIY Tools & Techniques

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203 How-Tos From DIY Tools & Techniques

  1. 191. How to Bend and Cut Rebar

    Host David Thiel demonstrates how to use a rebar cutting and bending machine.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    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 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
  4. 194. How to Make a Sorting Pan and Funnel

    A sorting pan is a great help to those who keep all sizes of screws and bolts in one can. Follow these step-by-step instructions and ne...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  5. 195. 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
  6. 196. How to Make Faux Raised-Panel Cuts

    A panel-saw table can be used with a lot more than just a panel saw. Use these instructions to see how -- with the help of a plunge rou...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 197. How to Reverse Countersinking

    Using a drill to countersink in tight spaces can be difficult. These step-by-step instructions show how to use a nail to reverse the pr...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 198. 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
  9. 199. 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
  10. 200. 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

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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