05-25-12 – Woodworking Tips And Tidbits

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Here are some more tips that I picked up over the past month or so. They come from a variety of sources including books, magazines, newsletters, online and some from personal experience.

1. To crosscut large sheets of plywood on the tablesaw clamp a board under the plywood and use it as an auxiliary fence which rides against the left edge of the tablesaw’s top.

2. As a rule of thumb, the denser the wood, the more it moves.

3. Rub a shelled walnut over scratches on wood to cover them up.

4. Use a comb to hold small nails when hammering them.

5. When drilling in drywall use a folded sticky note stuck below the hole to be drilled to catch the drywall dust.

There are more Woodworking Tips and Tidbits located here.

Got a woodworking tip that you want to share? Let me know and I’ll add it in a future issue of Tips and Tidbits!

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2 Responses to 05-25-12 – Woodworking Tips And Tidbits

  1. I always pick something up when you post a Tip & Tidbits.

    Eric R
    May 25, 2012 at 8:44 pm

  2. It works, awesome! 🙂 Seriously, glad to hear it. I always enjoy these little tips… now, if I could always remember them… 😉

    Woodworker's Guide
    May 28, 2012 at 9:14 am

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