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  1. 46. Tips on Using Cutting Guides

    DIY Network host Paul Ryan demonstrates some cutting guides that make it easy to get the perfect cut.

  2. 47. 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...

  3. 48. 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...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 49. Pumpkin Carving With Ahmed (00:02:50)

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

  5. 50. Circular Saw in Slo-Mo (00:00:38)

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

  6. 51. Sandblasters

    A sandblaster has many functions, from removing rust and paint to etching in glass or plastic.

  7. 52. How to Use a Pneumatic Router for Pattern Routing

    A pin router helps make repetitive pattern cuts easily. The most popular application for pattern routing is sign-making. Learn how to u...

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 53. How to Use a Woodburning Tool

    Woodburning pens can be used to add creative designs on wood or leather.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 54. How to use a Lathe

    For cutting, shaping and shearing wood, a lathe can't be beat. Lathes are used to create cylinders and round furniture legs and also to...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 55. Angle Grinder Tips

    Host David Thiel and Chris Carson from Hitachi Power Tools offer tips for using an angle grinder.

  11. 56. 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
  12. 57. 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.

  13. 58. Lawn Mower in Slow Motion (00:00:32)

    A 30-second slow-motion video of a self-propelled lawn mower at work.

  14. 59. 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.

  15. 60. 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...

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