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Top 100 Hand Tools Projects

  1. 31. Magnetic Tape Holster

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

  2. 32. Craft Knives

    Some craft knives are useful even for heavy-duty projects. Learn more about craft and utility knives here at the DIY Network.

  3. 33. 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.

  4. 34. Keyed Chuck Adapter

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

  5. 35. 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...

  6. 36. Tips on Hiding Fasteners

    DIY Network host David Thiel reveals different techniques for disguising fasteners. Use these tips to give any project a finished look.

  7. 37. Hammers and Nails

    No matter what the project, choosing the right hammers and nails is essential. DIY Network experts make it easy to pick the right tools...

  8. 38. Level Basics

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

  9. 39. Tools For Removing Paint

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

  10. 40. Computerized Jumper Cables

    DIY experts offer a tip on how to take the anxiety out of jump-starting a car.

  11. 41. All About Handsaws

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

  12. 42. Stud and Electrical Sensors

    A variety of different wall sensors are available for DIY projects.

  13. 43. How to Make a Drilling Guide Block with Bushings

    Host David Thiel shows how to build a jig for installing decorative dowels into box corners. Adding dowels in mitered corners adds stre...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  14. 44. How to Cut Molding Corners

    Host David Thiel demonstrates how to use a router coping jig for cutting molding corners.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  15. 45. Concrete Tools

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

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