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Top 100 Power Tools Projects

  1. 16. Chainsaw in Slo-Mo (00:00:36)

    A 30-second slow-motion demonstration of a chainsaw at work.

  2. 17. Duracell Powerpack 600 (01:12)

    This portable 600-watt powerpack can run power tools and small appliances.

  3. 18. 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...

  4. 19. Jigsaw Tips

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

  5. 20. Specialty Air Nailers

    Some air-powered nailers are designed to simply drive nails, while others have a more specific purpose.

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  6. 21. Sequence Screwdriver

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

  7. 22. A Bench Polisher

    A bench polisher can polish different types of items. DIY experts explain how the polisher works.

  8. 23. Riding Mowers and Accessories

    DIY Tools and Techniques experts shares tips on choosing between a riding mower and a lawn tractor.

  9. 24. How to Make a Circular-Saw Guide

    Cutting straight lines with a circular saw can be a challenge. A saw guide can solve that problem.

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    Under Half Day
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    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  10. 25. How to Make a Flexible Abrasive Bundle

    Unlike other sanding accessories, flexible abrasive bundles can reach into curved corners and deep recesses. These instructions can tur...

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  11. 26. Wet/Dry Vacs

    These handy canister vacuums can pick up wet and dry materials. Use this DIY guide to see which size vac works best for specific jobs.

  12. 27. Choosing a Circular Blade

    DIY Network experts make it easy to choose the right circular saw blade for any project.

  13. 28. Portable Miter-Saw Table

    DIY Network shows a portable miter-saw table that allows you to take the saw just about anywhere needed.

  14. 29. Pneumatic Nailers

    DIY host David Thiel explains what to look for in buying a pneumatic nailer.

  15. 30. Bench-Grinding Techniques

    A bench grinder is typically used to sharpen cutting tools and shape bevels, but it has other uses as well. Learn about operation, atta...

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