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Top 100 Hand Tools Projects

  1. 61. 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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  2. 62. Metal-Cutting Tools

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

  3. 63. Hand-Powered Cutting Tools

    You don't always need power tools for cutting. The DIY Network highlights hand tools you won't want to do without.

  4. 64. How to Use Masonry Chisels

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

  5. 65. Ice Is Back on the Farm (00:02:10)

    He's back on the farm: Vanilla Ice Goes Amish returns October 11 at 10/9c.

  6. 66. How to Make a Chisel Storage Box

    Keep chisels safe and dust-free with this DIY storage case. The box contains two chisel supports -- one for the ferrule and another for...

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    $1 - $50
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  7. 67. Cool Tools: Top 25 2010 (40:00)

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

  8. 68. Vintage vs. Modern Tools

    DIY Network shows how tool materials and designs have changed over the years.

  9. 69. Rafter Template System

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

  10. 70. 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.

  11. 71. Table Edge Profiles

    DIY experts show how edge profiles can give tabletops a cutting edge.

  12. 72. All About Bricklaying Tools

    DIY Network explains the different types of tools used for used for bricklaying and masonry work.

  13. 73. Hardwood Installation Tools

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

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

    See how to remove a nail without damaging the wood!

  15. 75. How to Draw Angles and Circles

    Drawing perfect circles and angles can be challenging. Carl Mueller, host of DIY Tools & Techniques, offers some foolproof techniques f...

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    $100 - $250
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    Easy to Moderate

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