When finishing the legs of chairs or tables, I like to have a little "stilt" under each leg to keep the finish from sticking the project to my workbench.

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When finishing the legs of chairs or tables, I like to have a little "stilt" under each leg to keep the finish from sticking the project to my workbench. Pushpins from an office-supply store fill the bill. They're easy to install and remove, and they stay in place when I need to move the project.
—William Clark, Douglas, Mich.