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Top 100 Hand Tools Projects

  1. 46. Chisel Wood-Rasp

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

  2. 47. Learn the Basics About Files and Rasps

    Files and rasps are used for smoothing, trimming and sharpening. Learn about the various types of files and rasps and how to use them f...

  3. 48. 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...

  4. 49. 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...

  5. 50. 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 ...

  6. 51. 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...

  7. 52. 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.

  8. 53. How to Use a Stiletto Nail Puller

    This stiletto nail puller is an innovative tool that is used to pull a nail out of wood with minimal damage.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 54. Sandpaper Basics

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

  10. 55. Credit-Card Tool Kit

    This toolkit comes complete with a serrated knife, screwdriver, compass, and more -- and it's the size of a credit card. Read about it ...

  11. 56. How to Make a Clamp Storage Rack

    If clamps are cluttering the workspace learn how to make this easy clamp storage rack to organize various sizes of clamps.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  12. 57. Retractable Hand Saw

    The DIY Network shows you a line of very useful utility cutters with retractable blades.

  13. 58. Antique Tools

    The experts from DIY share information about these antique tools that can still be used today.

  14. 59. On Edge (20:00)

    Chris Grundy is on the cutting edge, with all sorts of cutting tools.

  15. 60. The Basics on Utility and Razor Knives

    DIY Network experts look at the variety of utility and razor knives on the market, and discuss the knives' special features and added v...

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