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Top 100 Power Tools Projects

  1. 46. Tips on Choosing and Using a Generator

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

  2. 47. How to Join Boards With a Circular Saw

    A jointer isn't the only way to join two boards. Here's one way to accomplish the task with a circular saw.

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 48. How to Use a 3-D Template Guide

    A router template guide can be used to create interesting patterns on raised panels. DIY Network host David Thiel shows how it's done w...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 49. How to Maintain a Spray Gun

    HPLV (High Volume Low Pressure) spray guns have many small openings that can become clogged with foreign materials. Learn how to keep a...

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  5. 50. Automotive Ramps and Jacks

    DIY experts offer tips on automotive repair tools that make the job easier.

  6. 51. How To Cut Tongue-and-Groove Joints

    Tongue-and-groove joints are commonly made on a table saw. But with the right bits, the joints can be made just as easily on a router t...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  7. 52. Jackhammer Tips

    DIY Network experts spell out the safety issues to be aware of when operating a jackhammer.

  8. 53. Pumpkin Carving With Ahmed (00:02:50)

    This guide to guy-friendly pumpkin carving features plenty of power tools.

  9. 54. Power Drill Up Close (00:02:20)

    See a power drill in action in this extreme close-up view.

  10. 55. How to Enlarge a Hole

    Have you ever had to throw out expensive stock because the holes that were cut in it turned out to be too small? Host David Thiel demon...

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  11. 56. How to Make a Router Bit Storage Case

    This storage case is a simple box with four drawers. Some of the drawers have holes cut inside to hold router bits; the others are regu...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  12. 57. 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, ...

  13. 58. Cordless vs. Corded Tools

    DIY Tools and Techniques host David Thiel explains when to go cordless and when to stay plugged in.

  14. 59. How to Bend Wood

    Kerfs are grooves in a piece of wood cut by a saw. Kerfing involves bending a piece of wood by making equally spaced cuts.

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  15. 60. Festool Domino Joiner (01:36)

    This joiner could change the way you work with wood.

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