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Colin's Favorite Woodworking Tips & Tricks / 500,000 Subscriber Special!

This video marks the 500,000 Subscriber to join the woodworkweb YouTube Channel. Since I started making videos over 12 years ago, when the only other woodworker that I can recall who was making videos at the time I started, was Marc Spagnuolo - The Wood Whisperer.  Back then our videos were fuzzy and lots of room grow and improve.

To everyone who watches my video and to those who have Subscribed, and to all my Subscribers who have submitted their ideas and Tips and Tricks, from the bottom of my heart ... I THANK YOU !!! ... 
To commemorate this event, I wanted to go over a few of my Favorite Tips and Trick, some I use a LOT, others not as often, but I still really like them .... 

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6 Quick Woodworking Tips and Tricks

I think the theme of this episode tips and tricks is "saving footsteps in the workshop". I have never worn a footstep counter but I know that I make many unnecessary footsteps in my workshop going back and forth for different reasons so hopefully, some of the tips given here will help me save a bit of shoe leather. 

Watch it on Youtube: https://youtu.be/OJofwArjMk0

The first tip is from a friend of mine Steve, who works in a busy production shop alongside Debbie and together their output of products is busy and in some seasons quite hectic. The last thing they need is to re-finish some of their woodwork products because of a tiny bit of glue that may have got on the wood and now is blocking the stain from absorbing into the wood ...
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Tips & Tricks for Making Boards Longer / End-to-End Woodworking Joints

How many times I wished there was some sort of magic machine that could make my boards longer. Sometimes I measured wrong, sometimes I cut off a board too short, and sometimes I just underestimated how much lumber I would need. All the times that just one board ... a bit longer would have finished the job.

Watch it on Youtube: https://youtu.be/yef7-vD60mo

Does that sound familiar?  I get frequent emails from people looking for a way to make one board longer ... so here are some ideas ... 

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Woodworking Myths and Useless Woodworking Hacks

Woodworking is not immune to myths and misinformation and some of it is shared unknowingly among the enthusiastic newbies to woodworking. What amazes me is some of this stuff has been around for years and years it keeps showing up in books and magazines.

Watch it on Youtube: https://youtu.be/W4FaoSJD6Mg

At first blush, some of these things appear like they are good ideas, and some people who try them will often tell others how well some little tip worked, not even knowing what it compared to ... 

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