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Top 100 Hand Tools Projects

  1. 61. Circuit-Breaker Locator

    DIY experts explain how this handy tool takes the guesswork out of locating circuit breakers.

  2. 62. 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...

  3. 63. Tips for Using a Stepped Dowel System

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

  4. 64. Center-Finding Tape Measure

    Need to find the center of an object but don't feel like doing the math? DIY experts have the answer.

  5. 65. Handy Bar Tools for Cocktails (00:01:13)

    These tools look like hand tools but are designed to function as bar tools.

  6. 66. Concrete Tools

    Working successfully with concrete takes a lot of practice. But with the proper tools, you'll be off to a good start.

  7. 67. Tips on Sanding Hard-to-Reach Places

    These tips from DIY experts make sanding hard-to-reach places an easy task.

  8. 68. Calipers and Gauges

    Calipers and gauges are handy tools to have around the workshop when it comes to measuring. Use this DIY guide to see which tools are b...

  9. 69. How to Cut Molding Corners

    Host David Thiel demonstrates how to use a router coping jig for cutting molding corners.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  10. 70. Tips on How to Make Homemade Clamps

    Use these DIY tips to make custom clamps to fit any work piece using materials that are probably lying around the workshop.

  11. 71. Platinum Tile Nippers (00:01:27)

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

  12. 72. Cool Ratchet

    DIY Network identifies a ratchet that allows a bolt to do more than normal.

  13. 73. Dynabrade Dyninger (01:11)

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

  14. 74. How to Construct a Shooting Board for Miter Cuts

    A shooting board must be made with meticulous precision. Follow these step-by-step instructions.

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  15. 75. Level Basics

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

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