Shop Tips

Learn tips and tricks that make your shop time more productive. Find out how to get the most out of hand tools and power tools, including your router and table saw. See tips on finishing, gluing, clamping, sharpening, layout, and more!

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A groovy guide for consistent cuts
A solution to cut consistent straight grooves at the table saw
A point in case
A simple case protects marking knives
Rise up to the clamping challenge
A simple auxiliary clamping table saves space problems for clamping.
Slick sled for sawing shapes
This bandsaw sled holds oddly shaped pieces like burls and small logs using four movable, curved jaws that pivot and slide on the base to almost any position.

More Shop Tips

Glue Top Popper
This simple bottle opener ends struggles with opening stuck glue bottles. It provides plenty of leverage to open a stubborn glue cap
Conduit clamp cord keeper
PVC conduit clamps reduce extension cord clutter and tripping hazards.
That's a wrap!

Leftover Christmas wrapping paper has many uses around the shop.