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Top 100 Hand Tools Projects

  1. 31. 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...

  2. 32. Eastern Influence: Using Japanese Tools

    DIY Network expert David Thiel talks with Sandor Nagyszalanczy, author of Tools: Rare and Ingenious, and cabinetmaker Patrick Huggins a...

  3. 33. Edge-Gluing Clamps

    Edge clamps act as an accessory to clamps. You can purchase them, or make them at home by following these steps.

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  4. 34. 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...

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  5. 35. Tips on Choosing and Using Caulk Guns

    DIY Network experts offer tips on a variety of caulk guns and a foam dispenser, making it easy to choose the right tool for any job.

  6. 36. Handy Bar Tools for Cocktails (00:01:13)

    These tools look like hand tools but are designed to function as bar tools.

  7. 37. Vise Basics

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

  8. 38. Gunook Sky Hook & Super Hook (01:37)

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

  9. 39. Tapping Basics

    A tap is fitted into a pilot hole in a metal piece and turned with a special type of wrench. Here are the steps to take before and duri...

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  10. 40. How to Make a Chisel Storage Box

    Keep chisels safe and dust-free with this DIY storage case. The box contains two chisel supports -- one for the ferrule and another for...

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  11. 41. 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.

  12. 42. 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...

  13. 43. 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...

  14. 44. Lie-Nielsen Spokeshave (00:58)

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

  15. 45. How to Select the Right Hose for the Job

    Hoses are one of the most widely used garden accessories. Learn how to make the right choice when shopping for a new one.

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