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Top 100 Hand Tools Projects

  1. 61. Metal-Cutting Tools

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

  2. 62. 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.

  3. 63. Using Levels

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

  4. 64. Rapid Edge Utility Knife (00:41)

    This knife cuts smoothly with a light to guide you.

  5. 65. 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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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 66. Tips for Using a Stepped Dowel System

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

  7. 67. Tips on Choosing Wrenches

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

  8. 68. Handy Bar Tools for Cocktails (00:01:13)

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

  9. 69. Antique Tools

    The experts from DIY share information about these antique tools that can still be used today.

  10. 70. Channel Lock Pliers (00:03:18)

    Learn this company's history and the secrets behind these popular pliers.

  11. 71. Wire and Metal Cutting Tools

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

  12. 72. Rafter Template System

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

  13. 73. How to Use a Stiletto Nail Puller

    This stiletto nail puller is an innovative tool that is used to pull a nail out of wood with minimal damage.

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  14. 74. Sandpaper Basics

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

  15. 75. Nail Jack (00:53)

    This is the first hand tool made solely to dig, grip and extract fasteners.

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