F-style clamps prove handy around the shop, but their small metal jaw faces tend to mar wood.

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F-style clamps prove handy around the shop, but their small metal jaw faces tend to mar wood. For an easy, stick-on solution, I epoxied rare-earth magnets in 2×2" scrapwood pads. No custom fitting necessary; just slap them on the jaw faces and tighten the clamp.
—Charles Mak, Calgary, Alta.