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Top 100 Power Tools Projects

  1. 61. How to Clean and Care for a Band Saw

    Taking care of a band saw is just as important as using it correctly. Use the following steps to keep your band saw clean and properly ...

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 62. 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:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 63. Detail Sanders

    A detail sander can get into spaces that a random orbit sander can’t reach, like corners or deep crevices. DIY host David Thiel d...

  4. 64. Scroll Saw in Slow Motion (00:00:40)

    A short video displaying the scroll saw at work in slow motion.

  5. 65. Chainsaw Up Close (00:02:11)

    An extreme close-up, slow-motion look at a chainsaw in action.

  6. 66. Tips for Making and Installing a Sacrificial Fence

    DIY Tools and Techniques offers tips for building and installing a sacrificial fence to make cuts that are close to the blade.

  7. 67. Caulk-Gun Drill Adapter

    Squeezing a steady steam of caulk doesn't have to be difficult. DIY experts tell about a drill adapter that makes it easy to dispense c...

  8. 68. String Trimmer in Slo-Mo (00:00:38)

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

  9. 69. Tips on Collecting Dust

    Paul Ryan, host of DIY Network's Weekend Handyman, offers tips on how to clean up dust.

  10. 70. Edge Trimmer Basics

    An edge trimmer can be a handy — but also dangerous — machine. Use this DIY Network guide to find the safest and most appro...

  11. 71. Pneumatic-Tool Basics

    DIY Network shows why pneumatic (air-powered) tools are great additions to any workshop.

  12. 72. How to Make a Circular-Saw Guide

    Cutting straight lines with a circular saw can be a challenge. A saw guide can solve that problem.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  13. 73. String Trimmer Up Close (00:02:41)

    An extreme close-up, slow-motion look at a string trimmer in action.

  14. 74. Router Table Comparison

    DIY host David Thiel compares the features of three different router tables.

  15. 75. How to Make a Table Saw Accessory Rack

    This useful table saw accessory rack mounts between the motor section and the base of the contractor saw. The rack has two accessory bo...

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy

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