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Top 100 Hand Tools Projects

  1. 76. Rapid Edge Utility Knife (00:41)

    This knife cuts smoothly with a light to guide you.

  2. 77. Tapping Basics

    A tap is fitted into a pilot hole in a metal piece and turned with a special type of wrench. Here are the steps to take before and duri...

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 78. Tips for Using Miter Boxes

    Miter boxes assist users with cutting on an angle. Use these DIY tips to choose the right miter box and make cuts accurately — an...

  4. 79. Drilling Holes to Depth (00:00:24)

    Check out this trick for drilling holes to a specific depth every time!

  5. 80. Project Calculator

    DIY experts show why this project calculator is a great tool to have around the workshop. It can perform functions ordinary calculators...

  6. 81. Vintage vs. Modern Tools

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

  7. 82. Cool Tools

    DIY experts demonstrate a couple of cool tools, including a device that makes changing blades on the table saw much simpler.

  8. 83. Lie-Nielsen Spokeshave (00:58)

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

  9. 84. Tips on Using Vises and Clamps

    When extra hands are needed in the workshop, a vise or clamp may be the answer. DIY experts share tips on working with vises and clamps...

  10. 85. Hammer Tips

    DIY expert Paul Ryan shares some helpful hammer tips.

  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. Plumbing Emergency Tips

    DIY Network's Ed the Plumber offers tips on the tools needed to make a plumber's emergency kit and what to do during plumbing emergenci...

  13. 88. Wire and Metal Cutting Tools

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

  14. 89. Andrea Ridout's Cool Tools

    Andrea Ridout, radio host of Ask Andrea, joins David Thiel to share some of her favorite cool tools.

  15. 90. Rafter Template System

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

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