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Top 100 Hand Tools Projects

  1. 61. Tips on Sanding Hard-to-Reach Places

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

  2. 62. All About Straight-Blade Wood Chisels

    DIY Network explains the different types of chisels used for wood, and how to care for chisels.

  3. 63. Calipers and Gauges

    Calipers and gauges are handy tools to have around the workshop when it comes to measuring. Use this DIY guide to see which tools are b...

  4. 64. 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.

  5. 65. How to Make a Compass

    This compass is made of wood pieces, a knob, a pencil and a carriage bolt. It draws larger circles than most workshop compasses. Use th...

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    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 66. Cool Ratchet

    DIY Network identifies a ratchet that allows a bolt to do more than normal.

  7. 67. Compact Cordless Drill-Driver (01:31)

    Despite its size, this power tool is definitely not small on torque.

  8. 68. Lie Nielson Planer (03:34)

    Take a look at the reproduction of an old hand planer made high-tech.

  9. 69. Level Basics

    DIY Network explains how to use a level and which to choose depending on the task.

  10. 70. Roofing Tool Basics

    Roofing expert Mark Vivio offers information on basic roofing tools.

  11. 71. Credit-Card Tool Kit

    This toolkit comes complete with a serrated knife, screwdriver, compass, and more -- and it's the size of a credit card. Read about it ...

  12. 72. Lighted Magnetic Screwdriver/Retriever

    This tool offers more than most screwdrivers. This multipurpose screwdriver has a light, a magnet and several different bits.

  13. 73. Multi-Grip Vise

    DIY Network shares information on an innovative vise that also serves as a fast-acting clamp.

  14. 74. Level Combo

    DIY experts offer information on a level that's more than just a level — it's also a protractor and a crown-molding angle calcula...

  15. 75. 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

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