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Woodworking Hacks Episode 10 - Woodworking Tips and Tricks

My workshop is not very big and that means that some of my woodworking machinery needs to be moved around from time to time in order to operate it, like my router table, planer, bandsaw and sometimes my drill press and table saw. All of these tools have wheels to make them easier to move around, and they all have "locking" wheels, which means that when you move a lever on the wheel, it locks the wheel from rolling. 

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One of the problems with most locking wheels is that they sit under a support on the machine. This becomes a problem of locking and unlocking the wheels when that locking lever is hidden under the machine. This often means getting down on your hands and knees to lock or unlock a wheel ... 

Workshop Life Hacks Episode 9: Woodworking Tips and Tricks

This time I am back at the drill press, showing some very cool tricks with Hole Saws, and at the same time, making an upside-down holding stand for my Epoxy Glue Bottles, because after they get half empty, it takes  - forever- for the glue to run down to the nozzle so I can mix them together ..

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Starting off with hole saws, these are great tools, they make excellent quality holes and come in a wide variety of sizes but they can take a LOT of effort to push them into some woods, but here's an easy way to use them ...

Bad Ideas in Woodworking Episode 2 / Workshop Fails

The internet is full of information on woodworking and not all of it is good information. You really need to look at things to see if they are going to be good, or if they are going to be problematic, or even worse ... dangerous to your well being. What I often see are pictures or descriptions of processes or ideas that are put forward on one website, then replicated on many others, and none of them seem to figure out that what they are replicating is not a very good idea at all.

Watch it on Youtube: https://youtu.be/uVvth63pEsE

That's why I like to explain things because that way people who watch my videos get a much better idea how things work and why something might not be such a great idea after all ...

Sliding Mitre Saw Hacks / Tips & Tricks on the Sliding Miter Saw

I can fondly remember the day my old radial arm saw died. I hated that dangerous saw and too every advantage to upgrading to a sliding miter saw that was long overdue. Since then, I can't believe how dependent I have become on my sliding mitre saw. I make sure it is aligned and it gives me excellent quality cuts every time, but there are a few things I have learned over time to get even more from it.

Watch it on Youtube: https://youtu.be/w6d_QRX7Cuo

Once a sliding miter saw is set up and aligned to give you perfect, accurate cuts, they save so much time, but .. they still have limitations, and there are few things you can do to make them even better ...

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