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11 Ways to Keep Your Workshop Neat and Tidy
When you spill screws, nails, brads or other small metal parts on a dusty shop floor, pick them up in seconds, minus the dust. Screw a 3-in. dia. pot magnet on the end of a wood dowel to create your “picker-upper.” To use this tool, place an inside-out sandwich bag over the magnet and start sweeping the area. The hardware will leap up to the powerful magnet as you “sweep” the floor. To unload and bag the metal pieces in one quick step, just pull the bag off the magnet. For another clever use ...
Vacuum Glue into a Crack | Popular Woodworking Magazine
Last fall while moving into a new house, I dropped my kitchen table off the back of my pickup truck. The solid oak top suffered a serious crack near one corner. I figured some glue and a clamp would take care of it, but the crack was narrow and the glue didn’t want to flow into it. Some quick thinking provided the perfect solution: I …