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Top 100 Hand Tools Projects

  1. 61. Plumb Bob

    DIY Network gives information on the Plumb Rite bob — a tool that's handy for hanging wallpaper and paneling, plumbing a wall or ...

  2. 62. Photo Gallery: Specialty Nails

    All about specialty nails on DIYNetwork.com.

  3. 63. 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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  4. 64. Computerized Jumper Cables

    DIY experts offer a tip on how to take the anxiety out of jump-starting a car.

  5. 65. 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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  6. 66. How to Replace a Broken Handle

    When the handle on your putty knife breaks off, use a dowel rod to make the tool useful again. Host David Thiel gives new life to an ol...

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  7. 67. Hardwood Installation Tools

    DIY experts offer tips about the tools needed for installing engineered and hardwood floors.

  8. 68. Eastern Influence: Using Japanese Tools

    DIY Network expert David Thiel talks with Sandor Nagyszalanczy, author of Tools: Rare and Ingenious, and cabinetmaker Patrick Huggins a...

  9. 69. 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.

  10. 70. Tips on Using Screw and Bolt Extractors

    DIY Network offers improved methods that'll make extracting screws and bolts with snapped heads an easy task.

  11. 71. Tips on Sanding Hard-to-Reach Places

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

  12. 72. Roofing Tool Basics

    Roofing expert Mark Vivio offers information on basic roofing tools.

  13. 73. Edge-Gluing Clamps

    Edge clamps act as an accessory to clamps. You can purchase them, or make them at home by following these steps.

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  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 Add a Workbench Drawer

    In most shops, there's no place to keep small items handy. Use these instructions to make kitchen storage bins that are attached to a f...

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