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Top 100 Hand Tools Projects

  1. 61. Retractable Hand Saw

    The DIY Network shows you a line of very useful utility cutters with retractable blades.

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

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

  3. 63. Auto Wrench & Lockjaw Pliers (00:01:25)

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

  4. 64. How To Use a Tap and Die Set

    Learn how to properly use a tap and die set.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  5. 65. 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.

  6. 66. Tips on Using Clamps

    DIY Network host Paul Ryan shares some great tips about a few new and innovative clamps.

  7. 67. 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
  8. 68. How to Use Masonry Chisels

    DIY Network explains what masonry chisels are and how to use them.

  9. 69. Cool Tools: Top 25 2010 (00:40:00)

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

  10. 70. Platinum Tile Nippers (00:01:27)

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

  11. 71. Photo Gallery: Common Nails

    DIY Network explains which type of common and specialty nails work best different kinds of materials.

  12. 72. How to Make a Clamp Storage Rack

    If clamps are cluttering the workspace learn how to make this easy clamp storage rack to organize various sizes of clamps.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  13. 73. Metal-Cutting Tools

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

  14. 74. Stiletto Claw Dimpler (01:01)

    See how to remove a nail without damaging the wood!

  15. 75. How to Make a Mortise Cut

    Use these step-by-step instructions to make a mortise cut using a chisel.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard

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