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❧ Eliminate Glue Spots | Woodsmith Tips

Eliminate Glue Spots: Collect excess glue using a plastic straw. On flat surfaces, use a chisel (see other tips w illustrations)

Come segare una tubatura di plastica in spazi poco accessibili? Con un po' di ingegno :)

22 Clever New Uses for Your Tools

The Family Handyman magazine posted an article on their website of 22 clever new uses for tools. (My comments in parens.

Bet You Didn’t Know These Tape Measure Features Actually Serve A BRILLIANT Purpose, Especially The Last One!

Mind blown: Tape measure features you may not have known existed! I had no idea!

6 Tips for Cleaning Up Glue Squeeze-Out! Visit http://www.handymantips.org/category/woodworking/ for more woodworking tips!

6 Tips for Cleaning Up Glue Squeeze-Out

To drill perpendicular holes with a handheld drill, here’s an inexpensive solution. Grab a compact disc (scratched ones that won’t play work just fine for this) and center it on the hole mark. As you drill the hole, watch the reflection in the CD—keep the bit in a straight line with its reflection for a perpendicular hole every time. —Robert Heil, Wheeling, W.Va.

To drill perpendicular holes with a handheld drill, here’s an inexpensive solution. Grab a compact disc (scratched ones that won’t play work.

Removing Broken Screws and Lag Bolts: a list of methods to use depending on the situation.

How to Remove a Broken or Damaged Screw

How to remove a broken screw or lag bolt from wood. Multiple attempts covered for a successful screw extraction.

Don't throw away your sawdust! Sawdust has many useful applications! Check them out in the article!

How to reuse sawdust

Don't throw away your sawdust! Sawdust has many useful applications! Check them out in the article!

Perfect Miters Every Time | The Family Handyman

Perfect Miters Every Time

rub the bad joint with a hard edged tool (back of screw driver) to slightly crumble the edge and bring it together

DIY:  How To Avoid Gaps In Mitered Cuts - soon you'll be hanging trim like the pros!  There are some great tips on this link.

Tips for Tight Miters and Miter Cuts

DIY: How To Avoid Gaps In Mitered Cuts - soon you'll be hanging trim like the pros! There are some great tips on this link. Frm bd: DIY (Home Decor)

Countersink first, drill the pilot hole second. That may sound backward, but it’s the easiest way to ensure a perfect countersink. Learn more now.

Smooth-As-Silk Perfect Countersink

Smooth-As-Silk Countersink - Countersink first, drill the pilot hole second. That may sound backward, but it’s the easiest way to ensure a perfectly smooth countersink. What a difference!

My problem was a lack of understanding about how a screw joint actually works. It's not the threads biting into both pieces that secured everything in place. Rather, the strength of a screw joint comes from the threads pulling the screw through the bottom piece and securing the top from the pressure against the screw's head. The threads are irrelevant in the top piece; only the head matters. http://j.mp/2oE1Qav?utm_content=buffera27c7&utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest.com&am

I've Been Drilling Pilot Holes Wrong My Entire Life. Here's How I Learned to Correct My Technique.

Ive Been Drilling Pilot Holes Wrong My Entire Life. Heres How I Learned to Correct My Technique.

We’ve all done it: When the right tool for the job isn’t nearby-or doesn’t exist-we do the best we can with what we’ve got. Here are examples of creativity at its finest in these 22 new uses for old tools.

22 Clever New Uses for Your Tools

We’ve all done it: When the right tool for the job isn’t nearby-or doesn’t exist-we do the best we can with what we’ve got. Here are examples of creativity at its finest in these 22 new uses for old tools.

An accidental discovery by one reader leads to rust prevention on tool beds and tables.

Preventing Tool Rust An accidental discovery by one reader leads to rust prevention on tool beds and tables.

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