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Top 100 Hand Tools Projects

  1. 46. Keyed Chuck Adapter

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

  2. 47. Rasps and Files

    DIY Network experts demonstrate various rasps and files, and discuss which work best for specific jobs.

  3. 48. Photo Gallery: Specialty Nails

    All about specialty nails on DIYNetwork.com.

  4. 49. How to Make a Jig for Curved Cuts

    Learn how to make this jig made of wiggle board that makes curved cuts in wood.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  5. 50. Tips on Choosing Wrenches

    DIY Network makes it easy to choose the right wrench for any project.

  6. 51. How to Make a Metal Box

    Follow these step-by-step instructions and see how easy it is to use a hand-held metal brake to bend metal. In this project, a box is m...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 52. How to Make a Hold-Down Pusher for a Jointer

    When working with a jointer, it's wise to use a hold-down pusher to keep the work piece in close contact with the table and your hands ...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 53. 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...

  9. 54. 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. 55. Nail Starter

    This handy nailer has the ability to take the place of a hammer.

  11. 56. Essential Camping Tools

    Make your camping trip is a success by taking along the right tools. Here are some good tips and advice from the pros at DIY Network.

  12. 57. Tips for Using Miter Boxes

    Miter boxes assist users with cutting on an angle. Use these DIY tips to choose the right miter box and make cuts accurately — an...

  13. 58. Vise Basics

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

  14. 59. Table Edge Profiles

    DIY experts show how edge profiles can give tabletops a cutting edge.

  15. 60. 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...

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