DIY Network

DIY Network/Topics /

Hand Tools

Top 100 Hand Tools Projects

  1. 16. Plumbing Emergency Tips

    DIY Network's Ed the Plumber offers tips on the tools needed to make a plumber's emergency kit and what to do during plumbing emergenci...

  2. 17. How to Use a Water Level

    DIY Network host Paul Ryan shows why the water level is the perfect tool when it comes to checking the level of something that's more t...

  3. 18. How to Make a Compass

    This compass is made of wood pieces, a knob, a pencil and a carriage bolt. It draws larger circles than most workshop compasses. Use th...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 19. Hand Tools (01:27)

    Karl Champley vlogs about hand tools.

  5. 20. Gunook Sky Hook & Super Hook (01:37)

    Find the perfect place for your power tools with these cool hooks.

  6. 21. Viewer Jig: Board Center Finder

    Host David Thiel shows how to make a jig that can easily help find and mark the center of a board.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 22. Essential Camping Tools

    Make your camping trip is a success by taking along the right tools. Here are some good tips and advice from the pros at DIY Network.

  8. 23. Shovel Tips

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

  9. 24. Fiber-Optic Scope

    DIY shares information about this innovative fiber-optic scope that can be used to gain visibility in inaccessible work areas.

  10. 25. Ladders: Safety, Use and Accessories

    The ladder is one of the most common tools, but it's also one of the most misused. Here is a rundown of the basics about ladders and ho...

  11. 26. Vacuum Bed Hold-Down

    DIY experts explain why this portable, self-adjusting vacuum bed is a handy tool to have around the workshop.

  12. 27. 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 ...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  13. 28. Wire and Metal Cutting Tools

    DIY Network shares which tools can be used to cut through wire and metal materials.

  14. 29. Sandpaper Basics

    Use this DIY Network guide on choosing the best sandpaper for any job.

  15. 30. How to Replace a Broken Handle

    When the handle on your putty knife breaks off, use a dowel rod to make the tool useful again. Host David Thiel gives new life to an ol...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy

Advertisement