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Top 100 Hand Tools Projects

  1. 46. 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...

  2. 47. Magnetic Tape Holster

    DIY Network shares an innovative way to keep track of your tape measure with this magnetic tape holster.

  3. 48. Tips on Using Screw and Bolt Extractors

    DIY Network offers improved methods that'll make extracting screws and bolts with snapped heads an easy task.

  4. 49. Helpful Measuring Tools: Calipers, Micrometers, Tapes

    DIY Network host David Thiel reveals several tools to help get those all-important measurements right.

  5. 50. Craft Knives

    Some craft knives are useful even for heavy-duty projects. Learn more about craft and utility knives here at the DIY Network.

  6. 51. 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
  7. 52. Auto Wrench & Lockjaw Pliers (00:01:25)

    Check out these two adjustable tools that are tough but sensitive.

  8. 53. Keyed Chuck Adapter

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

  9. 54. Extra-Tooth Wrench

    Adjustable wrenches are handy tools to have in the workshop, but DIYers might just find this one to be the most useful. This wrench rat...

  10. 55. Lighted Magnetic Screwdriver/Retriever

    This tool offers more than most screwdrivers. This multipurpose screwdriver has a light, a magnet and several different bits.

  11. 56. Tips on Hiding Fasteners

    DIY Network host David Thiel reveals different techniques for disguising fasteners. Use these tips to give any project a finished look.

  12. 57. 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...

  13. 58. Level Basics

    DIY Network explains how to use a level and which to choose depending on the task.

  14. 59. Tools For Removing Paint

    Removing old paint isn't a lot of fun, but a few paint removeal tools can make the task easier.

  15. 60. Using A Leveling Laser

    DIY experts hand out tips on operating a leveling laser.

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