DIY Network

DIY Network/Topics /

Power Tools

Top 100 Power Tools Projects

  1. 31. 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...

  2. 32. Jigsaw Tips

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

  3. 33. Skil Power Wrench (01:08)

    The ease of a power tool and the power of a manual wrench in one tool.

  4. 34. Laser Tools

    DIY Network offers information on three laser tools that can make your next project a bit easier.

  5. 35. Sequence Screwdriver

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

  6. 36. Install a Built-in Vacuum System -- Part III: Wire the Power Unit

    Use these step-by-step instructions to finish installing the whole-house vacuum system.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  7. 37. How to Reverse Countersinking

    Using a drill to countersink in tight spaces can be difficult. These step-by-step instructions show how to use a nail to reverse the pr...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 38. How to Make a Chair Rung

    If a chair tenon cannot be repaired, it's easy to make a new rung. A router table with a special fence is the tool of choice for this p...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 39. Reciprocating Saw in Slo-Mo (00:00:34)

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

  10. 40. 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.

  11. 41. How to Make an Adjustable Outfeed Table

    Use these step-by-step instructions to make an adjustable outfeed table that mounts on a portable workbench. Place the table next to th...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  12. 42. Choosing a Circular Blade

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

  13. 43. The Top 3 Bench Tools for Your Workshop

    DIY Network talks about the basic bench tools for outfitting a home workshop.

  14. 44. Portable Miter-Saw Table

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

  15. 45. 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...

Advertisement