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Bad Ideas in Woodworking Episode 6 / Workshop Fails

Safety in the workshop needs to be priority one! Always. We all try to work as safely as we can, but very often we are trying new things, ideas, and techniques or even new tools and things can go wrong very quickly in the workshop with spinning bits, blades, and machine parts.

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Luckily for most of us, when things have gone wrong, often innocently, we only get a scare and often escape any serious injury, and knowing what went wrong and why and thinking about these things in the future helps us work safer and often create better products.

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5 Quick Subscriber Woodworking Tricks & Tips - Episode 25

Sometimes it is the simplest ideas that really catch my attention ... one of these you will see later in this article. I am often guilty of making things a bit too complicated and I can take a lesson from those who have easier ideas that are equally effective.

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First off is a tip I should be using more often, and now that I have a stronger magnet hook, maybe it will work for me.

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Subscriber Submitted Woodworking Tricks & Tips - Episode 24

It's nice to see so many people from outside of North America sending in tips and in this episode are a couple more from European Countries, but tips are coming from all sorts of new sources and gives us all a fresh look at new ideas. 

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Sharing ideas in so many different formats means we all benefit and it enhances the community of woodworkers worldwide.

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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 ... 

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