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Top 100 Power Tools Projects

  1. 16. Tankless Air Compressor

    DIY experts suggest an air compressor that works just like a regular air compressor — but without the air tank.

  2. 17. Specialty Sanders

    Specialty sanders are designed to go beyond stripping and smoothing a surface. The experts at the DIY Network give you a rundown of the...

  3. 18. Reciprocating Saw Up Close (00:03:03)

    See a reciprocating saw in action in this extreme close-up view.

  4. 19. Cordless Air Pump

    Whether you're fixing a flat tire, or filling an air mattress or toy, DIY experts show why this cordless air pump is a great tool to ha...

  5. 20. String Trimmer Up Close (00:02:41)

    An extreme close-up, slow-motion look at a string trimmer in action.

  6. 21. Types of Push Sticks

    DIY experts show how push sticks and push blocks are necessary tools for the table saw and joiner. They act as extensions for your hand...

  7. 22. How to Set Up a Molding Cutter

    A molding cutter can create a variety of molding profiles on a table saw. Use these step-by-step instructions to easily set up a moldin...

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  8. 23. Pressure Washers

    Pressure washers can be used to clean a number of surfaces, from concrete to windows. Use this DIY Network guide to see which washers a...

  9. 24. Automotive Ramps and Jacks

    DIY experts offer tips on automotive repair tools that make the job easier.

  10. 25. How to Make a Clear Sub-Base

    One of the biggest challenges when using a router is actually seeing the work piece beneath the base. Replacing a router’s stock ...

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  11. 26. Tools Central

    Learn how to use and care for all your power tools and hand tools from the DIY Network.

  12. 27. Use a Brake Lathe to Smooth Brake Rotors

    Smoothing brake rotors can be a DIY job. Automotive repair instructor Claude Whitaker demonstrates the use of a brake lathe to smooth b...

  13. 28. Jigsaw Tips

    DIY experts offer tips to keep in mind when cutting curves or lines with a jigsaw.

  14. 29. Routing Fingernail Edges

    By attaching a jig to a router table, round-over bits can be used to create fingernail edges on tabletops or bookshelves. Here's how to...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  15. 30. Sequence Screwdriver

    DIY Network offers information about this special power driver that drives large quantities of screws into various materials easily.

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