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  1. 46. Saw Transformer

    A versatile addition to any workshop, this tool replaces a circular saw's blade and allows the tool to cut thicker stock.

  2. 47. Tips on Choosing the Right Router

    DIY Network experts make it easy to choose the right router for the job.

  3. 48. Dovetail Techniques

    A special dovetail machine can guide a router to make perfect dovetail cuts in wood. Here's how to use a dovetail machine to create a d...

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    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  4. 49. Brad Nailer Up Close (00:02:09)

    See a brad nailer in action in this extreme close-up view.

  5. 50. 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. 51. Router Bit Comparisons

    DIY Network offers basic information about router bits.

  7. 52. Using a CNC Router

    A DIYer demonstrates how to use a Computer Numerically Controlled router.

  8. 53. How to Make a Plywood Springboard for a Rolling Outfeed Table

    An outfeed accessory is vital when working with long boards on a table tool such as a table saw or a jointer. This plywood support will...

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    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  9. 54. The Basics on Cutting Dados

    Use this DIY Network guide to learn more about cutting dados.

  10. 55. Wet Tile Saw in Slo-Mo (00:00:36)

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

  11. 56. Tips for Using a Log Splitter

    DIY Tools and Techniques host David Thiel shares helpful tips and information on using a motorized log splitter.

  12. 57. 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
  13. 58. Dado Blade Basics

    The dado blade stack is actually a number of circular blades stacked atop one another to form a wide cutting area. Use this DIY Network...

  14. 59. Oscillating Multi-Tool

    This multi-tool is extremely safe and versatile. DIY experts explain all the jobs this tool can do, depending on which attachments are ...

  15. 60. Hole-Saw Drill Attachment

    This drill attachment cuts circles in wood or drywall. See why DIY experts think it's an ideal tool for installing recessed lighting.

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