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Top 100 Hand Tools Projects

  1. 46. How to Make a Mortise Cut

    Use these step-by-step instructions to make a mortise cut using a chisel.

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  2. 47. How to Make a Circle-Cutting Jig

    Use these step-by-step instructions to make a jig that will cut circles through wood or any other material.

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 48. Miniature Pencil Torch

    DIY Network shows a miniature soldering tool perfect for small soldering jobs around the house.

  4. 49. Channel Lock Pliers (00:03:18)

    Learn this company's history and the secrets behind these popular pliers.

  5. 50. Shovel Tips

    From light work to heavy-duty projects, DIY Network makes it easy to choose the right shovel for any job.

  6. 51. Learn the Basics About Hand Planers

    A hand planer is used to smooth rough edges and level warped wood. Learn all about hand planers here from the experts at the DIY Networ...

  7. 52. 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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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 53. Universal Socket

    Have a stubborn bolt that refuses to budge? DIY experts suggest a universal socket wrench to get the job done.

  9. 54. Plumbing and Cleaning Tips

    Take a look at these helpful tips from DIY Network for working aorund the house.

  10. 55. 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...

  11. 56. Tube Rollers

    DIY Network gives a tip on how to squeeze the most material out of a tube so that nothing — from toothpaste to caulk — is w...

  12. 57. Ice Is Back on the Farm (00:02:10)

    He's back on the farm: Vanilla Ice Goes Amish returns October 11 at 10/9c.

  13. 58. Tips for Using a Stepped Dowel System

    DIY Tools and Techniques guest Rorke Miller demonstrates the creation of a stepped dowel system.

  14. 59. Sandpaper Basics

    Use this DIY Network guide on choosing the best sandpaper for any job.

  15. 60. Hand-Powered Cutting Tools

    You don't always need power tools for cutting. The DIY Network highlights hand tools you won't want to do without.

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