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Top 100 Hand Tools Projects

  1. 31. Using a Crosscut Jig

    DIY host David Thiel explains tips for adding a crosscut table in order to cut large pieces of plywood.

  2. 32. Adjustable Pipe Wrench

    This combination wrench is a must-have for beginner to expert DIYers.

  3. 33. Cool Tools: Top 25 2010 (40:00)

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

  4. 34. Awls and Punches

    These versatile tools are used to mark work pieces. DIY experts show how awls can score lines and bore small holes, and punches can sta...

  5. 35. 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...

  6. 36. Magnetic Tape Holster

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

  7. 37. Craft Knives

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

  8. 38. Keyed Chuck Adapter

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

  9. 39. 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...

  10. 40. 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.

  11. 41. 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...

  12. 42. Level Basics

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

  13. 43. Tools For Removing Paint

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

  14. 44. 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.

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  15. 45. How to Use a Blindmark Drywall Marker

    One of the hardest parts of installing drywall is measuring and marking for electrical boxes. The Blindmark Drywall Marker simplifies t...

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate

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