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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 ... 

Workshop Hacks # 7 - Woodworking Tips and Tricks

Today I was in the middle of another project when I realized that I had just used at least 3 little workshop tricks that I should share with everyone so rather than write them down and do them later, best I do them right now while I still have the machines at still somewhat set up for them.

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The first 2 are on the drill press ... you could use a corded or cordless drill for the same, but if you have a drill press, this hack is better done with a bit more control on a drill press ...

Quick Workshop Hacks Part 6 - Woodworking Tips and Tricks

Many of the tips and tricks I have been using for so long now, I forget that other people, especially new woodworkers haven't always seen them yet and are still learning the art of woodworking and all the tips and tricks that go along with it. 

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And first up today is dealing with sticky lids. The real problem for me is that sometimes I have some sort of a finishing product that I purchase, but I only use it once every ?? many months, or sometimes it might even be years between uses. In the meantime, any residue that invariably gets onto either the lid and or the base of the container ...

Stop Slippery Wood Glue Ups: 5 Quick Gluing Hacks

Wood gets slippery when glue is applied to it and sometimes trying to tame a wet slippery wood glue up can be messy and frustrating. The best way to tackle this problem is to assume every glue up will be slippery ... and almost all of them are, and prepare the wood in advance to prevent it from sliding out of place on you with several techniques.

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The first thing to think about in helping to prevent slipper glue-ups is ...  What is my margin of error? that means, do you have any extra wood on your glue up that is going to need to be cut off later and where exactly is that wood. Once you know this you can use any one of a few different anti-slip ideas ...

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