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When you're working with tools, if you need to make a round hole, you reach for a drill. If you need a square hole, you reach for a saw. But a new accessory called the Quadsaw lets your drill cut square and rectangular holes as well, and faster than you can do with an electric saw.

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Video: Even if your carpentry skills aren't much more than having watched a few episodes of Better Homes and Gardens, it's still pretty common knowledge that a drill only works in a straight line. Or does it? Woodshop hacker Izzy Swan created a custom rig that can actually drill a curved hole instead.

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Video: You're not going to be a master locksmith after you watch this video showing you three ways to break open a lock, but you might stop putting your faith in cheap padlocks. That's because a few bent paperclips could jimmy the thing open. Even just jamming a screwdriver into the keyhole can make it unlock. Or if you're super experimental, you can trace a key using tape and then cut out its shape on a flimsy metal can.

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Custom builder FrantiŇ°ek Hajdekr has managed to create a working LEGO chainsaw that includes a functional power trigger, a brake lever and a spinning chain blade. Without sharpened teeth on the chain the saw will be hard-pressed to cut even softened butter, but the miniature replica is no less impressive.

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Video: Need to split a giant rock in half? It's surprisingly easy. Or at least, it is if you have the proper bad arse tools, like a petrol-powered cut-off saw with a diamond blade or a rotary-hammer drill with a masonry bit.

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Netflix had some 75 million paying subscribers around the world — but how many of those people are getting the most out of their subscription? You can supercharge your viewing experience with these browser extensions and online apps that will take your Netflix game to a whole new level.