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Top 100 Hand Tools Projects

  1. 46. Dynabrade Dyninger (01:11)

    This air-powered hand tool makes fine detail sanding a snap.

  2. 47. Hammer Basics

    Not all hammers are created equal. Use this DIY guide to choose the right hammer for every job.

  3. 48. Using a Crosscut Jig

    DIY host David Thiel explains tips for adding a crosscut table in order to cut large pieces of plywood.

  4. 49. Hand Tools (01:27)

    Karl Champley vlogs about hand tools.

  5. 50. Lie Nielson Planer (03:34)

    Take a look at the reproduction of an old hand planer made high-tech.

  6. 51. 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
  7. 52. All About Straight-Blade Wood Chisels

    DIY Network explains the different types of chisels used for wood, and how to care for chisels.

  8. 53. Tips on Using Vises and Clamps

    When extra hands are needed in the workshop, a vise or clamp may be the answer. DIY experts share tips on working with vises and clamps...

  9. 54. Magnetic Tape Holster

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

  10. 55. 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
  11. 56. 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...

  12. 57. On Edge (20:00)

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

  13. 58. 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
  14. 59. Multi-Grip Vise

    DIY Network shares information on an innovative vise that also serves as a fast-acting clamp.

  15. 60. 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:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy

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