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  1. 16. All About Handsaws

    DIY Network explains the different types of handsaws and how they are used.

  2. 17. Extra-Tooth Wrench

    Adjustable wrenches are handy tools to have in the workshop, but DIYers might just find this one to be the most useful. This wrench rat...

  3. 18. Level Basics

    DIY Network explains how to use a level and which to choose depending on the task.

  4. 19. Tools For Removing Paint

    Removing old paint isn't a lot of fun, but a few paint removeal tools can make the task easier.

  5. 20. Tips on Using Cutting Guides

    DIY Network host Paul Ryan demonstrates some cutting guides that make it easy to get the perfect cut.

  6. 21. How to Make a Mortise Cut

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

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  7. 22. The Basics on Utility and Razor Knives

    DIY Network experts look at the variety of utility and razor knives on the market, and discuss the knives' special features and added v...

  8. 23. Hoses, Sprinklers and Watering Accessories

    DIY experts dish the dirt on garden hoses, specialized attachments, sprinklers, watering accessories, and how to tame an unruly hose.

  9. 24. Roofing Tool Basics

    Roofing expert Mark Vivio offers information on basic roofing tools.

  10. 25. Miniature Pencil Torch

    DIY Network shows a miniature soldering tool perfect for small soldering jobs around the house.

  11. 26. Shovel Tips

    From light work to heavy-duty projects, DIY Network makes it easy to choose the right shovel for any job.

  12. 27. All About Straight-Blade Wood Chisels

    DIY Network explains the different types of chisels used for wood, and how to care for chisels.

  13. 28. Universal Socket

    Have a stubborn bolt that refuses to budge? DIY experts suggest a universal socket wrench to get the job done.

  14. 29. Clamp Basics

    Clamps are essential workshop tools for holding wood in position. It's useful to have a collection of clamps on hand for common tasks.

  15. 30. Screwdriver Basics

    Screwdrivers are among the most commonly used--and misused--tools. Although screwdriver methods seem obvious, using the correct techniq...

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