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Top 100 Power Tools Projects

  1. 46. 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. 47. Pint-Sized Power Tool (01:03)

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

  3. 48. How to Maintain a Sanding Station

    A belt/disc combination sander is designed to create sawdust, so it's no surprise that it gets very dirty. Here are some steps to clean...

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 49. 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
  5. 50. Grinder in Slo-Mo (00:00:41)

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

  6. 51. Cut Perfect Holes With a Python Cutter

    DIY Network experts demonstrate how to use a cool tool that might make you want to toss away your keyhole saw.

  7. 52. 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...

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 53. Circular Saw in Slo-Mo (00:00:38)

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

  9. 54. Air Compressor Tips

    Use these DIY tips to help determine which air compressor will get the job done — and how much horsepower is really needed.

  10. 55. Leaf-Blowers

    This DIY guide shows how helpful leaf-blowers can be around the house. From cleaning up driveways, walkways and lawns to mulching leave...

  11. 56. Portable Band Saw Basics

    A portable band saw is a smaller, more convenient version of the stationary band saw. DIY experts show why this saw is one of the most ...

  12. 57. Wet Tile Saw Up Close (00:02:45)

    See a wet tile saw in action in this extreme close-up view.

  13. 58. Jason the Crazed Carpenter (00:03:12)

    Jason Cameron shows how to use power tools to carve a Halloween pumpkin.

  14. 59. Saw Transformer

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

  15. 60. 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 ...

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