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Top 100 Power Tools Projects

  1. 76. Mini Lathe in Slo-Mo (00:00:34)

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

  2. 77. Dovetail Techniques

    A special dovetail machine can guide a router to make perfect dovetail cuts in wood. Here's how to use a dovetail machine to create a d...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  3. 78. The Essential Power Tools

    There are few things that feel more empowering for the do-it-yourselfer than power tools. DIY Network offers a list of useful power too...

  4. 79. 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
  5. 80. Circular Saw Guide

    The DIY Network shows you a product that serves as both a guide and a stop for a circular saw.

  6. 81. Miter Saw in Slo-Mo (00:00:36)

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

  7. 82. How to Make a Router Bit Storage Unit

    This four-sided unit will help keep router bits in order. It stores bits vertically, and a profile piece explains what each bit will do...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 83. Chain-Saw Basics

    DIY Network experts offer tips for safe chain saw usage.

  9. 84. Ear Protection Tips

    DIY Network stresses the importance of having ear protection while working with power tools.

  10. 85. How to Make Concealed Slots

    David Thiel offers a technique for using a router and keyhole bit to make concealed slots for hanging wall projects. This project will ...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  11. 86. How To Use a Metal-Cutting Chop Saw

    Learn how to begin construction on dining room chairs by cutting rods with a chop saw.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  12. 87. Solutions to Common Table Saw Problems

    DIY Network experts offer cutting tips and solutions to some common table saw problems.

  13. 88. Giant Saw & Nimble Rotozip (03:04)

    Makita demos their 16-inch saw, and Skil shows how nimble Rotozip can be.

  14. 89. 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
  15. 90. Spiral Saw Basics

    DIY Network experts explore some of the things a spiral saw can do.

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