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  1. 16. Cool Tools: Top 25 2010 (40:00)

    Join host Chris Grundy as he counts down the Top 25 Cool Tools.

  2. 17. Innovative Hammers

    DIY Network shares the latest innovations in hammers. These inventive hammers include features such as anti-vibration, double faces and...

  3. 18. Concrete Tools

    Working successfully with concrete takes a lot of practice. But with the proper tools, you'll be off to a good start.

  4. 19. Photo Gallery: Specialty Nails

    All about specialty nails on DIYNetwork.com.

  5. 20. Screwdriver Basics

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

  6. 21. Tools For Removing Paint

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

  7. 22. Level Combo

    DIY experts offer information on a level that's more than just a level — it's also a protractor and a crown-molding angle calcula...

  8. 23. Edge-Gluing Clamps

    Edge clamps act as an accessory to clamps. You can purchase them, or make them at home by following these steps.

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  9. 24. Channel Lock Pliers (00:03:18)

    Learn this company's history and the secrets behind these popular pliers.

  10. 25. All About Handsaws

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

  11. 26. Learn the Basics About Files and Rasps

    Files and rasps are used for smoothing, trimming and sharpening. Learn about the various types of files and rasps and how to use them f...

  12. 27. 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...

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  13. 28. Tube Rollers

    DIY Network gives a tip on how to squeeze the most material out of a tube so that nothing — from toothpaste to caulk — is w...

  14. 29. How to Make a Hold-Down Pusher for a Jointer

    When working with a jointer, it's wise to use a hold-down pusher to keep the work piece in close contact with the table and your hands ...

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  15. 30. Hammer Basics

    Not all hammers are created equal. Use this DIY guide to choose the right hammer for every job.

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