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Top 100 Hand Tools Projects

  1. 76. 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.

  2. 77. How to Make and Use a Panel Clamp

    A jig design makes sure panels stay flat during gluing. David Thiel of Tools & Techniques demonstrates how to make and use the panel cl...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 78. Hand Tools (01:27)

    Karl Champley vlogs about hand tools.

  4. 79. Tips on Choosing Wrenches

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

  5. 80. Lie-Nielsen Spokeshave (00:58)

    Check out this woodworker's hand tool made for working with furniture legs.

  6. 81. Tools for Grading a Paver Base (02:37)

    Dean and Derek discuss which hand tools work best for grading a paver base.

  7. 82. Fiber-Optic Scope

    DIY shares information about this innovative fiber-optic scope that can be used to gain visibility in inaccessible work areas.

  8. 83. How to Cut Molding Corners

    Host David Thiel demonstrates how to use a router coping jig for cutting molding corners.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  9. 84. Telescoping Ladder

    DIY Network experts show how handy this telescoping ladder is. The ladder can fit into small spaces, which makes traveling with it a ci...

  10. 85. Ladders: Safety, Use and Accessories

    The ladder is one of the most common tools, but it's also one of the most misused. Here is a rundown of the basics about ladders and ho...

  11. 86. Hoses, Sprinklers and Watering Accessories

    DIY experts dish the dirt on garden hoses, specialized attachments, sprinklers, watering accessories, and how to tame an unruly hose.

  12. 87. The Basics on Utility and Razor Knives

    DIY Network experts look at the variety of utility and razor knives on the market, and discuss the knives' special features and added v...

  13. 88. Vacuum Bed Hold-Down

    DIY experts explain why this portable, self-adjusting vacuum bed is a handy tool to have around the workshop.

  14. 89. Chisel Wood-Rasp

    This combination Chisel Wood-Rasp serves three functions and is very useful in a workshop.

  15. 90. Learn the Basics About Hand Trucks

    Hand trucks are designed to make moving heavy loads easier. Learn the basics about hand trucks from the professionals at the DIY Networ...

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