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  1. 1. Flexible-Shaft Screwdriver

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

  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. Portable Energy System

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

  5. 5. Power, Tunes, & Clean (03:03)

    Check out Cool Tools' top 5 best tool picks for 2007!

  6. 6. 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.

  7. 7. Wagner 905 Power Steamer (01:27)

    Learn about this environmentally friendly pressure steam system.

  8. 8. Garden Multipurpose Tool

    This 5-in-1 gardening tool is a must-have for beginner and expert gardeners. From pruning shrubs to light digging, this tool will get t...

  9. 9. Extending a Waistband (04:58)

    Make your skirt last longer with these simple alteration techniques.

  10. 10. Home Safety Tips (03:46)

    Advice from a crime prevention specialist on how to be safe from burglars.

  11. 11. Electric Tile Cutting Tips

    DIY Tools and Techniques shares tips for using an electric tile cutter.

  12. 12. Digital Miter Saw Tips

    DIY Network makes it easy to efficiently make digitally-assisted miter cuts.

  13. 13. Taping Techniques (02:42)

    Learn how to make the most of painters' tape for use in your projects.

  14. 14. How to Cut Mortises With a Mortiser

    Making a mortise -- sometimes cut with a drill bit and finished with a chisel -- can be tough. With a mortiser the process is much simp...

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    $1 - $50
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    Easy to Moderate
  15. 15. Mulch Vacuum

    DIY Network shares information about a tool that turns leaves into mulch. This mulch vacuum is a must-have for the eco-friendly gardene...

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