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Top 100 Hand Tools Projects

  1. 61. Level Basics

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

  2. 62. Edge-Gluing Clamps

    Edge clamps act as an accessory to clamps. You can purchase them, or make them at home by following these steps.

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  3. 63. How to Make a Mortise Cut

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

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    $1 - $50
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    Moderate to Hard
  4. 64. Tips on Choosing and Using Caulk Guns

    DIY Network experts offer tips on a variety of caulk guns and a foam dispenser, making it easy to choose the right tool for any job.

  5. 65. Roofing Tool Basics

    Roofing expert Mark Vivio offers information on basic roofing tools.

  6. 66. 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 ...

  7. 67. Lighted Magnetic Screwdriver/Retriever

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

  8. 68. Rapid Edge Utility Knife (00:41)

    This knife cuts smoothly with a light to guide you.

  9. 69. 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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    Easy
  10. 70. Tool Band-it (01:05)

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

  11. 71. Antique Tools

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

  12. 72. All About Bricklaying Tools

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

  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. Nail Jack (00:53)

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

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