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  1. 1. Angled Drill Adapter

    DIY experts suggest this angled drill adapter for jobs that require drilling in tight spaces.

  2. 2. Pressure Washer Tips

    DIY Network provides tips on cleaning your deck and other surfaces with a pressure washer.

  3. 3. Tools for a Plumber's Toolbox

    DIY Network experts list the plumbing tools needed to handle most plumbing jobs.

  4. 4. Flexible-Shaft Screwdriver

    Getting to hard-to-reach screws can be a problem, but DIY experts have the answer: the Viper Driver.

  5. 5. Portable Energy System

    Need to give cordless tools long-lasting power? DIY Network suggests a battery pack that'll do just that.

  6. 6. Editor's Picks: Our Favorite Products from "I Want That" Season 4

    Browse through a "best of" selection of cutting-edge products featured in the fourth season of DIY Network's series, "I Want That."

  7. 7. Ridgid Jobsite Radio (01:09)

    This radio keeps you company and powers your tools on the jobsite.

  8. 8. Center-Finding Tape Measure

    Need to find the center of an object but don't feel like doing the math? DIY experts have the answer.

  9. 9. Easy Shingles Repair (01:15)

    Learn how to get your roof into tiptop shape.

  10. 10. Building a Great Kitchen Table (04:33)

    Design a large kitchen table with a reclaimed wood top.

  11. 11. Outdoor Cleanup (03:21)

    The Queen of Clean talks about sprucing up outdoor furniture.

  12. 12. LawnBott (02:57)

    This battery-operated mower cuts the lawn for three hours on one charge.

  13. 13. How to Remove Texture from the Wall

    Learn how to properly remove texture from the wall and then smooth out the rough spots with dry wall.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  14. 14. Ultrasonic Measuring Tools

    DIY experts explain why the convenience of ultrasonic measuring tools may soon make rulers and tape measures tools of the past.

  15. 15. How to Make a Sanding Jig

    It can be difficult and dangerous to sand small pieces with a palm sander. This jig is a safe and simple way to sand and hold a wooden ...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
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