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  1. 1. Hammer Tips

    DIY expert Paul Ryan shares some helpful hammer tips.

  2. 2. Portable Automotive Tray (01:15)

    There'll be no more lost tools when you use Craftsman's portable auto tray.

  3. 3. Specialty Wrenches

    DIY experts show how adjustable wrenches can replace a whole collection of box wrenches.

  4. 4. Pressure Washer Tips

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

  5. 5. Tools for a Plumber's Toolbox

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

  6. 6. Angled Drill Adapter

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

  7. 7. 3- Wall Storage System (04:18)

    Constructing a unique cleat system for adding wall storage in your shop.

  8. 8. Putty Remover

    Need to remove stubborn paint or putty? DIY experts suggest a tool that'll get the job done.

  9. 9. Building Elegant Box Beams (02:39)

    Dress up a plain ceiling by adding decorative box beams.

  10. 10. Faux Marquetry for Wood Floor (03:30)

    Add faux marquetry to a wood floor with wood stain and a paint brush.

  11. 11. Tap and Die How-To (06:15)

    David Thiel demonstrates how to thread a bolt.

  12. 12. Knitting 101 (04:22)

    Learn from a pro how to conquer common knitting mistakes.

  13. 13. MaxSteel Multi-Angle Vise (01:13)

    A ball joint lets this vise rotate a full 360 degrees, then lock in place.

  14. 14. 1- Chisel Storage Box (06:44)

    David Theil demonstrates building a custom chisel storage box.

  15. 15. Knee Blades (00:49)

    Kneepads on wheels with a pushbutton release work like regular knee pads.

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