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Top 100 Hand Tools Projects

  1. 61. Protractor Combo

    Need a protractor? DIY experts have a suggestion. This cool tool can find angles and even be locked into position to serve as a cutting...

  2. 62. Magnetic Tape Holster

    DIY Network shares an innovative way to keep track of your tape measure with this magnetic tape holster.

  3. 63. Keyed Chuck Adapter

    DIY Network shows how this inexpensive adapter can turn a keyed chuck on a drill into a keyless chuck.

  4. 64. Tips on Hiding Fasteners

    DIY Network host David Thiel reveals different techniques for disguising fasteners. Use these tips to give any project a finished look.

  5. 65. Tool Band-it (01:05)

    Check out the magnetic charm of this arm band tool belt.

  6. 66. Clamp Basics

    Clamps are essential workshop tools for holding wood in position. It's useful to have a collection of clamps on hand for common tasks.

  7. 67. Cool Tools: Top 25 2010 (00:40:00)

    Join host Chris Grundy as he counts down the Top 25 Cool Tools.

  8. 68. Hammer Basics

    Not all hammers are created equal. Use this DIY guide to choose the right hammer for every job.

  9. 69. Hoses, Sprinklers and Watering Accessories

    DIY experts dish the dirt on garden hoses, specialized attachments, sprinklers, watering accessories, and how to tame an unruly hose.

  10. 70. Tips for Using a Stepped Dowel System

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

  11. 71. 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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  12. 72. 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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  13. 73. Choosing the Right Screw

    DIY Network host David Thiel discusses a variety of screw types and the best material for each.

  14. 74. All About Handsaws

    DIY Network explains the different types of handsaws and how they are used.

  15. 75. Tips on Choosing Wrenches

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

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