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Subscriber Submitted Workshop Life Hacks: Woodworking Tips and Tricks

I love it when viewers send me THEIR woodworking Tips, Tricks, and Hacks ... for me to share with everyone. That's what makes a "woodworking community" which is what I have been working toward since the inception of this website almost 20 years ago. In all these tips and tricks that I publish and video, many, many viewers tell me that there is almost always at least one "nugget" in the list that they didn't know about that they are going to implement. 

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The first one on this episode's list is from Michael who has shared a great way to screw in eyelet screws, and at least for me something I struggle with often, like when I am making picture frames and the final step is to install the wire on the back of the frame for hanging ... do you think I can hold on to those tiny eyelets? 

Bad Ideas In Woodworking - Use These Woodworking Methods at Your Own Risk

It's always nice knowing a few tips and tricks in the workshop to make life easier and quicker, but it's also good to know some things to avoid. Tips and tricks to avoid making your tools dull, making live harder, not easier and in some case even being unsafe are all good reasons to know what to avoid to keep things running smoothly in the woodwork shop ...

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Sometimes the tips we get seem to be ok, at least until we try them and sometimes we are lucky enough to get other people's experiences that we can use to help us judge what things are good and what ideas are just ideas ...

Table Saw Hacks #4 - Table Saw Tips and Tricks

The table saw is an amazing tool and with few modifications and accessories it can do so much more than simply ripping wood, which is what it was designed for and still does an awesome job of it, but before all things, the table saw needs to be set-up properly and maintained and when this done, it will continue to give amazing results.

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My table saw is often subjected to a wide variety of experiments and adaptions for all sorts of different projects that I get involved with but the one thing I always come back to is both fear and respect for the table saw and making sure I think every cut through before I make it and that way I reduce the risks of any mishaps and just knowing how it operates goes a long way to safety ... 

5 Life Hacks for Clamps: Part 4 / Woodworking Tips and Tricks

I am always amazed at all the different kinds of clamps there are and now combinations of them can do so much. For me, my old style bar clamps are among my most used and they show it. They work well but dripping glue from joints that falls on the clamps makes them hard to use.

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This is even more frustrating when you are doing glue ups and you already have limited time before the glue starts to set and harden. It's always best to take some time in the workshop to do some tune-ups to the tools and this is one easy one that can save you some frustrations later on ... 

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