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Better Push Pads and Hockey Pucks
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Better Push Pads and Hockey Pucks

A high-friction rubber film and hockey pucks help you work more safely. More

Three-Legged Sawhorse
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Three-Legged Sawhorse

When used in tandem, these sawhorses are plenty strong and have some benefits that... More

Preventing Router Blowout
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Preventing Router Blowout

In this video, you'll learn two quick and easy tips for preventing tear-outs when... More

Dents in Wood? Grab Your Clothes Iron
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Dents in Wood? Grab Your Clothes Iron

Check out this video to learn about one master carpenter’s approach to removing... More

An Ingenious Zero Clearance Insert
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An Ingenious Zero Clearance Insert

Canadian carpenter John Heisz demonstrates how to make zero-clearance inserts for... More

A Homemade 12-inch Jointer
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A Homemade 12-inch Jointer

Using a few parts from an old portable planer, woodworker/engineer Matthias Wandel... More

Kill the Wood for a Better Joint
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Kill the Wood for a Better Joint

In this video you’ll learn two quick and easy tips for better-fitting joints,... More

A Stupid-Simple Way to Organize Sanding Discs
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A Stupid-Simple Way to Organize Sanding Discs

How do you keep track of a bunch of sandpaper that’s the same size and shape, and... More

How to Avoid Nailgun Blowouts
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How to Avoid Nailgun Blowouts

[VIDEO] Jesse De Geest explains how and why blowouts happen, how to avoid them,... More

When to Reach for the Blow Torch
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When to Reach for the Blow Torch

Antiqued, weathered wood is a hot commodity these days. If you have a torch, water... More

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