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Workshop Hacks Part 8: Woodworking Tips and Tricks

Some workshop tips that I use are old, old, old ... I have been using them for many years without giving too much thought to them but to many others, they are new ideas, but even more, they are ideas with others that can trigger new ideas, that they then share with me and we end up learning from one another ... 

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Some workshop tricks when you look at them they look easy, then when you try them,  they don't work, and that's because some of them require a tiny bit tweaking that sometimes is left untold ... and such is the case with vice grip saw blade hack ...

Bandsaw Hacks - 5 Band Saw Tips and Tricks

Bandsaws are great tools and can do many things quickly and easily and their versatility makes them a perfect candidate for add-on accessories and adaptations that can allow them to do even more ... 

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 In my case, I was in need of an "open concept" TV stand. I need to be open to accommodate a couple of speakers that seem to be well placed under the Television to help conserve floor space. I decided to help match other furniture, a very light colored finish would be best and I found a nice clear top coat, in a very matte finish that I tested and liked ...  

From time to time I get "urgent" messages from people about their bandsaws. Messages like "my bandsaw was working fine before, now it banging like crazy when I turn it on" ... or "all of a sudden my bandsaw is vibrating really badly" and even though it's hard to diagnose machinery symptoms over the Internet, I usually have an idea what the problems are.

Working with CA Glue Adhesives in Woodworking (Super Glue, Krazy Glue) and more

 Krazy Glue, Super Glue and other brand name glues have been around for many years now and I use most of them because they all have the same basic formula and all perform with the same high degree of "attachment". All of these glues are from the Cyanoacrylate family and commonly called "CA" glues for short. They come in a variety of consistencies from very thin and watery, all the way to a thick gel that can be applied to vertical surfaces where it won't run.

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Along with the consistency of the glue, there is another element about these "CA" glues that many people don't know about ... 

5 Wood Router Tips and Tricks

Wood routers are one of the most versatile tools you can have in your workshop, they can do so many different things, I'm sure the inventor never dreamed all of the things that routers could possibly do with a few jigs and a little bit of ingenuity.

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The components that make routers so useful can often be expanded to allow them to do even more, or make them even more convenient to use, and here are some examples ...

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