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I often wonder how many other people spend the same amount of time that I do in making "things" in my workshop work better. I see SO MANY things that could have been easily made better or more convenient at the factory where they were made, or at the very least, made less frustrating to use ...
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but now I am tasked with making those alterations and adjustments myself. And in some rare cases, other manufacturers that make the SAME tool of the appliance, see the same things and remake the new tools better ... I love that !!
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Bad ideas in the workshop are not just about things that don't work ... or things that are a waste of time, they also include things that are potentially dangerous or can cause injury, and often, it can be a combination of bad things.
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I'm going to start off with something that I have rarely seen, but it does seem to happen with a few new woodworkers ...
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Many more cool tips today and the one I especially liked was Eric's idea of extending the cross-cut capacity of my table saw cross-cut sled, but you will see that further on down the article ...
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Today I am going to start off with Brian's idea of using a sheetrock or gypsum sheet sander as a bush block ...
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I like to try and have a theme for all my videos but when it comes to subscriber submitted tips, it's hard because it is so varied, but today I managed a bit of the theme with glue and finishing ...
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One thing I have found in the past few years of doing these tips videos is just how much some product differs from country to country, even with countries. For example in the US, someone in California is purchasing 2 part epoxy glue in bottles whereas someone else in says Georgia can't find it in bottles, only in squeeze tubes and different brands altogether... but no matter, we all have a pretty good idea what how these things work.