DIY Network

DIY Network/Topics /

Hand Tools

Top 100 Hand Tools Projects

  1. 46. 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...

  2. 47. How to Use Masonry Chisels

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

  3. 48. 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 ...

  4. 49. 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...

  5. 50. 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
  6. 51. 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...

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

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

  9. 54. 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 ...

  10. 55. Retractable Hand Saw

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

  11. 56. How to Draw Angles and Circles

    Drawing perfect circles and angles can be challenging. Carl Mueller, host of DIY Tools & Techniques, offers some foolproof techniques f...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  12. 57. Antique Tools

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

  13. 58. Drilling Holes to Depth (00:00:24)

    Check out this trick for drilling holes to a specific depth every time!

  14. 59. Rasps and Files

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

  15. 60. Platinum Tile Nippers (00:01:27)

    It is the subtle improvements that make this tool a great upgrade.

Advertisement