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Subscriber Submitted Workshop Tips and Tricks #23

Before we get started with this episode, I want to take some time here as well to acknowledge all the woodworking clubs and guilds who took me up on my offer to speak at their woodworking meeting over the past 8 months, during COVID and when most were having Zoom meetings. In all, I spoke to 23 US clubs, 2 in Canada and one in England. I did all these presentations for free, but some clubs insisted on gifting me something and I thank them all very much ... and all clubs who invited me to speak  ... I look forward to some time in the future when I may have a chance to meet in person at shows, meeting or other events.

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This first tip, from Sylvain, is something I wished I had known about 30 years ago. I can't imagine how many times I have dropped nuts or washers when trying to fit them onto bolts that are in awkward places, and of course, the washers fall off as soon as you try to attach the nut ... 

Subscriber Submitted Woodworking Tips & Tricks - Episode 22

More new ideas and suggestions from subscribers with some fascinating wrinkles on getting more value by adapting other tools and non-woodworking items for the workshop ... 

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Rob in Australia sent this tip in, for anyone who has problems aligning the sides of their picture frames for gluing, and when they are still ...

Subscriber Submitted Woodworking Tips & Tricks - Episode 21

More cool tips and tricks from Subscribers and even a few "bonus" tips from Colin in this episode's video so check it out and see what you can learn from other wood workers

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Ah yes ... the stuck pails, how many times have we had this happen to us. I have struggled with these crazy plastic pails sticking together ... and often I have something else in my other hand, so there I am trying to unstick pales, one-handed and just making them stick even firmer .. sound familiar??

14 Masking Tape Tips in the Workshop

Yikes !!! ... Masking Tape might be my most valuable tool, I can't believe how often I reach for masking tape in the workshop. I easily use it every day, often multiple times and I don't even think about it.

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I have been trying out some of the off-brands and I am finding they are not always consistent and I need a masking tape that is going to work for me, for example when I label something if I come back in a few months and the label has fallen off and I don't which is which when it comes to finishes or dyes, that's not a good thing...