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Top 100 Power Tools Projects

  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. 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...

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 48. Power Tools Galore (03:26)

    See new twists on old power tool staples from Ridgid, Ryobi and Makita.

  4. 49. How to Make a Routing Guide

    It can be difficult to manipulate routers to create accurate dadoes and grooves. DIY experts demonstrate how to make a routing guide th...

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  5. 50. Uniform Hole Spacing on a Drill Press

    Follow these step-by-step instructions for constructing a jig to ensure evenly-spaced holes when drilling.

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  6. 51. Triton Router (01:19)

    Adjust the plunge with this ergonomically designed power tool.

  7. 52. Pint-Sized Power Tool (01:03)

    Don't be fooled by its small size: this tool can tackle any project!

  8. 53. How to Snake the Main Drain

    Sometimes unclogging a drain can be difficult. That's where a jetting machine comes in to tackle the situation.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  9. 54. 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
  10. 55. How to Use a Rip Fence System

    For projects that require faithful measurements, consider installing a precision rip fence system. Host David Thiel offers information ...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  11. 56. Power Pumpkin Carving (00:03:33)

    Amy Matthews demonstrates the process of pumpkin carving with power tools.

  12. 57. Auto Hammer in Slo-Mo (00:00:33)

    30-second slow-motion demonstration of an auto hammer at work.

  13. 58. Cutting Flagstone (01:39)

    An easy solution to custom cut flagstone without power tools.

  14. 59. Reciprocating Saw in Slo-Mo (00:00:34)

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

  15. 60. How to Make a Sanding Jig

    It can be difficult and dangerous to sand small pieces with a palm sander. This jig is a safe and simple way to sand and hold a wooden ...

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy

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