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Top 100 Hand Tools Projects

  1. 61. Using Levels

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

  2. 62. Tips for Using a Stepped Dowel System

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

  3. 63. Compact Cordless Drill-Driver (01:31)

    Despite its size, this power tool is definitely not small on torque.

  4. 64. Tips on Choosing Wrenches

    DIY Network makes it easy to choose the right wrench for any project.

  5. 65. Hand Tools (01:27)

    Karl Champley vlogs about hand tools.

  6. 66. Wire and Metal Cutting Tools

    DIY Network shares which tools can be used to cut through wire and metal materials.

  7. 67. Rafter Template System

    DIY Network experts suggest a system that comes with five templates that correspond to common rafter pitches, simplifying the cutting p...

  8. 68. Sandpaper Basics

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

  9. 69. Tips on Making Homemade Tools

    Carl Mueller, tool expert and host of DIY Network's Tools & Techniques, offers tips on how to make homemade tools.

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

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

  11. 71. Learn the Basics About Files and Rasps

    Files and rasps are used for smoothing, trimming and sharpening. Learn about the various types of files and rasps and how to use them f...

  12. 72. Gunook Sky Hook & Super Hook (01:37)

    Find the perfect place for your power tools with these cool hooks.

  13. 73. 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.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  14. 74. Drilling Holes to Depth (00:00:24)

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

  15. 75. How to Make a Drilling Guide Block with Bushings

    Host David Thiel shows how to build a jig for installing decorative dowels into box corners. Adding dowels in mitered corners adds stre...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy

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