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  1. 31. How to Use a Thickness Planer

    Thickness planers are used to reduce wood thickness, smooth rough surfaces and remove paint. Here's some basic information about handhe...

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    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  2. 32. Andrea Ridout's Cool Tools

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

  3. 33. Tips on Choosing and Using a Generator

    DIY Network experts offer tips on how to choose the right generator for specific tasks.

  4. 34. Gunook Sky Hook & Super Hook (01:37)

    Find the perfect place for your power tools with these cool hooks.

  5. 35. How to Create a Raised-Panel Door Using a Shaper

    As its name suggests, the shaper -- essentially a router with added power -- is a tool used to shape wood. Use these step-by-step instr...

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 36. How to Make an Angle Jig

    Learn how to make a jig that helps drill holes at an angle on the drill press. The jig can be used for making pocket holes or angled ho...

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 37. Laser Levels

    DIY Network experts demonstrate how lasers enhance the usefulness of many tools.

  8. 38. How to Use a Glass Panel Router Bit Set

    Use these step-by-step instructions to make a frame that holds glass. A glass panel router bit set is used to complete the project.

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 39. Using a Micro-Adjustable Miter Gauge

    DIY host David Thiel demonstrates a commercially available micro-adjustable miter gauge that increases the accuracy and fit of miter cu...

  10. 40. Chain-Saw Basics

    DIY Network experts offer tips for safe chain saw usage.

  11. 41. How to Make a Miter Fence Extension and Stop Block

    The miter gauge that comes with most table saws isn't long enough to cut long boards. Add a miter fence extension and stop block to inc...

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  12. 42. Hedge Trimmer in Slow Motion (00:00:41)

    A 30-second video displaying a hedge trimmer at work in slow motion.

  13. 43. How to Use a Powered Sharpener

    This dry-system power sharpener works quickly and can be used with a variety of abrasives. If it's not used properly, though, it can be...

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    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  14. 44. Laguna Band Saw (01:05)

    Take a look at this great addition to any woodworking shop.

  15. 45. Brad Nailer in Slo-Mo (00:00:37)

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

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