Here’s a great time saver that takes the guesswork out of selecting the right router bit: Mark your bits with their size using a fine-point permanent marker.
Rather than designate one of my good chisels as a glue scraper, I purchased an inexpensive set of automotive body chisels for the job.
When turning a bunch of pepper grinders as gifts, the regular cranking in and out of my lathe’s live center became tiresome.
Precisely aligning jointer knives can be a frustrating and time-consuming experience.
Adjusting my old router-table fence was a clumsy operation: After loosening the adjustment knobs, the two halves of the fence wobbled and wouldn’t easily align.
No matter how firmly I twist the lid onto an open jar of wood putty, it eventually begins to harden up and becomes useless.