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Top 100 Hand Tools Projects

  1. 61. Tapping Basics

    A tap is fitted into a pilot hole in a metal piece and turned with a special type of wrench. Here are the steps to take before and duri...

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  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. 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 ...

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  4. 64. Extra Hand Clamp

    Anyone who has ever felt like they could use an extra hand in the workshop will find this tool useful. This handy clamp gives the user ...

  5. 65. Torque Driver

    This handy multi-use tool lets you remove or drive screws and bolts almost effortlessly. Learn more about it here at the DIY Network.

  6. 66. Telescoping Ladder

    DIY Network experts show how handy this telescoping ladder is. The ladder can fit into small spaces, which makes traveling with it a ci...

  7. 67. Auto Wrench & Lockjaw Pliers (00:01:25)

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

  8. 68. Choose the Right Paintbrush

    Learn these important tips in choosing the right paint brush for your painting project.

  9. 69. Using A Leveling Laser

    DIY experts hand out tips on operating a leveling laser.

  10. 70. Mechanic's Tools to Have in the Workshop

    DIY Network experts explain how some automotive tools can be handy to have around the workshop.

  11. 71. 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...

  12. 72. Tips on Using Prying Tools

    It's easy to choose the right prying tool for any job with these tips from DIY Network.

  13. 73. 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...

  14. 74. Rafter Template System

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

  15. 75. Awls and Punches

    These versatile tools are used to mark work pieces. DIY experts show how awls can score lines and bore small holes, and punches can sta...

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