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Top 100 Hand Tools Projects

  1. 16. Rapid Edge Utility Knife (00:41)

    This knife cuts smoothly with a light to guide you.

  2. 17. Protractor Combo

    Need a protractor? DIY experts have a suggestion. This cool tool can find angles and even be locked into position to serve as a cutting...

  3. 18. Magnetic Tape Holster

    DIY Network shares an innovative way to keep track of your tape measure with this magnetic tape holster.

  4. 19. Keyed Chuck Adapter

    DIY Network shows how this inexpensive adapter can turn a keyed chuck on a drill into a keyless chuck.

  5. 20. 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...

  6. 21. Choosing the Right Screw

    DIY Network host David Thiel discusses a variety of screw types and the best material for each.

  7. 22. Gardening Tool Tips

    There are many cutting and trimming tools you can use in the garden. DIY Network experts offer tips to help you find just the right too...

  8. 23. Vise Basics

    DIY Network makes choosing the right vise for the job easy with this information on the basics of vises.

  9. 24. How to Draw Angles and Circles

    Drawing perfect circles and angles can be challenging. Carl Mueller, host of DIY Tools & Techniques, offers some foolproof techniques f...

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    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 25. Tips on Using Vises and Clamps

    When extra hands are needed in the workshop, a vise or clamp may be the answer. DIY experts share tips on working with vises and clamps...

  11. 26. 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...

  12. 27. Learn the Basics About Hand Planers

    A hand planer is used to smooth rough edges and level warped wood. Learn all about hand planers here from the experts at the DIY Networ...

  13. 28. Hand-Powered Cutting Tools

    You don't always need power tools for cutting. The DIY Network highlights hand tools you won't want to do without.

  14. 29. Tips on Using Prying Tools

    It's easy to choose the right prying tool for any job with these tips from DIY Network.

  15. 30. Torque Wrenches

    This DIY guide makes it easy to choose the right torque wrench so projects can be completed quickly and easily.

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