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Easy Accuracy Update

If anyone is interested in purchasing the magnetic indicator block shown in the photo they are welding clamps and can be found here. They can also be found on eBay. Hope this information is helpful. As always thanks for stopping by … Continue reading

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Plane Tip

Keep an old candle on your bench when planing. Rub it on the sole of the plane and you will find it much easier to push. It will not have any ill affects on your finish. As always thanks for … Continue reading

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Routering Small Parts

Routering profiles on small parts can be a very dangerous operation. The pic above shows a simple method to hold a small part that allows this operation to be done safely. I simply used an offcut of the tote with … Continue reading

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Drill Straight Holes

Drilling a hole straight is easy with this method. All you need is two squares placed 90° apart and centered on the hole you wish to drill. By sighting down the drill bit and aligning it with both squares you … Continue reading

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Drill Straight Holes

Drilling a hole straight is easy with this method. All you need is two squares placed 90° apart and centered on the hole you wish to drill. By sighting down the drill bit and aligning it with both squares you … Continue reading

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Quick Tip

This a quick easy method for holding drawers while sanding or doing light work.

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Quick Flaw Repair

We hear a lot about using epoxy to repair flaws in wood. Take a page from the turners book of tricks and try cyanoacrylate, commonly known as super glue. If you also use an accelerator the repair is instant. The … Continue reading

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