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Top 100 Hand Tools Projects

  1. 31. Extra Hand Clamp

    Anyone who has ever felt like they could use an extra hand in the workshop will find this tool useful. This handy clamp gives the user ...

  2. 32. Lie-Nielsen Spokeshave (00:58)

    Check out this woodworker's hand tool made for working with furniture legs.

  3. 33. How to Make a Plywood Carrying Handle

    Use these step-by-step instructions to make a plywood carrying handle and make traveling with lumber a lot easier.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 34. 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...

  5. 35. Hand Braces and Bits

    DIY Network experts look at hand braces and bits, and discuss the old-school method of drilling holes.

  6. 36. Vacuum Bed Hold-Down

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

  7. 37. Chisel Wood-Rasp

    This combination Chisel Wood-Rasp serves three functions and is very useful in a workshop.

  8. 38. Learn the Basics About Hand Trucks

    Hand trucks are designed to make moving heavy loads easier. Learn the basics about hand trucks from the professionals at the DIY Networ...

  9. 39. Plumb Bob

    DIY Network gives information on the Plumb Rite bob — a tool that's handy for hanging wallpaper and paneling, plumbing a wall or ...

  10. 40. Torque Driver

    This handy multi-use tool lets you remove or drive screws and bolts almost effortlessly. Learn more about it here at the DIY Network.

  11. 41. How to Loosen Nuts and Bolts

    The professionals at the DIY Network share tips for loosening nuts and bolts that just won't budge.

  12. 42. 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...

  13. 43. Stanley Fat Max Extreme FuBar (00:01:17)

    See what you get when you combine a hammer and a pry bar!

  14. 44. How to Use Masonry Chisels

    DIY Network explains what masonry chisels are and how to use them.

  15. 45. Lighted Magnetic Screwdriver/Retriever

    This tool offers more than most screwdrivers. This multipurpose screwdriver has a light, a magnet and several different bits.

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