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Top 100 Hand Tools Projects

  1. 61. Essential Camping Tools

    Make your camping trip is a success by taking along the right tools. Here are some good tips and advice from the pros at DIY Network.

  2. 62. How to Make a Plywood Carrying Handle

    Use these step-by-step instructions to make a plywood carrying handle and make traveling with lumber a lot easier.

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    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 63. Helpful Measuring Tools: Calipers, Micrometers, Tapes

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

  4. 64. Dynabrade Dyninger (01:11)

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

  5. 65. Shovel Tips

    From light work to heavy-duty projects, DIY Network makes it easy to choose the right shovel for any job.

  6. 66. 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...

  7. 67. Fiber-Optic Scope

    DIY shares information about this innovative fiber-optic scope that can be used to gain visibility in inaccessible work areas.

  8. 68. Ladders: Safety, Use and Accessories

    The ladder is one of the most common tools, but it's also one of the most misused. Here is a rundown of the basics about ladders and ho...

  9. 69. Vacuum Bed Hold-Down

    DIY experts explain why this portable, self-adjusting vacuum bed is a handy tool to have around the workshop.

  10. 70. 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...

  11. 71. How to Use a Blindmark Drywall Marker

    One of the hardest parts of installing drywall is measuring and marking for electrical boxes. The Blindmark Drywall Marker simplifies t...

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    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  12. 72. Platinum Tile Nippers (00:01:27)

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

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

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

  14. 74. Metal-Cutting Tools

    This DIY guide explains how the right tools can make cutting through metal a whole lot easier.

  15. 75. Using Levels

    DIY experts explore the different types of levels and how to use them.

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