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Top 100 Power Tools Projects

  1. 31. How to Operate a Power Tamper

    Host Paul Ryan shows how to use a power tamper to tamp dirt into place.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  2. 32. Grinder Up Close (00:02:37)

    See a grinder in action in this extreme close-up view.

  3. 33. How to Make a Jig for Sanding Small Objects

    This jig is scaled to hold a small object so it can be sanded with a disc sander. The jig provides more control when shaping the piece ...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 34. Router in Slo-Mo (00:00:31)

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

  5. 35. Angled Drill Adapter

    DIY experts suggest this angled drill adapter for jobs that require drilling in tight spaces.

  6. 36. Lawn Aerator

    DIY experts explain how tines on a lawn aerator dig plugs of dirt, and allow water and nutrients to get to the root system below.

  7. 37. Cutting-Edge Tools

    Industrial-strength tools are used by pros to etch and cut glass, tile and stone. DIY experts explain the powerful jobs these tools are...

  8. 38. Cool Tool: Laser Level

    A laser level indicates a level line that can be rotated. DIY experts suggest this handy tool for small projects such as hanging photos...

  9. 39. TIG Welder Basics

    The Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) welder generates heat from an electric arc between the electrode at the tip of the torch, the filler rod, ...

  10. 40. Handyman Tool Tip: Quick-Change Drill-Driver System

    DIY Network host Paul Ryan offers a tip for those looking for a timesaving tool — a quick-change drill-driver system. This tool d...

  11. 41. Roto Zip Basics

    DIY Network host Paul Ryan demonstrates how the Roto Zip and its special zip bits can be used to cut difficult holes.

  12. 42. Air-Filtration Systems

    DIY Network offers tips on air-filtration systems and how to keep workshop air clean.

  13. 43. Router Table Comparison

    DIY host David Thiel compares the features of three different router tables.

  14. 44. Tips on Storing Power Tools

    DIY Network experts offer advice on how to easily store large power tools.

  15. 45. Bench Grinding Tips

    DIY Tools and Techniques offers tips on using a bench grinder.

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