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Pocket screws are a good way to put woodworking projects together. Family Handyman editor, Jeff Gorton, shows you how to use a $40 jig (Kreig jig) that makes using pocket screws to assemble woodworking projects very easy.
Ever wonder what grit sandpaper you should end with on your woodworking projects? The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, will share with you how to determine what grit sandpaper you need to end with, for the different types of wood, so you are not over sanding.
Did you know that a pencil is a great sanding partner? The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, will show you how a pencil can make the sanding part of a woodworking project quicker and turn out perfect every time.
The Family Handyman carpentry expert, Mark Petersen, will show you how to properly mark a board before cutting it on a miter saw.
The Family Handyman editor, Jeff Gorton, will show you how to make wood plugs for countersunk screws match perfectly.
Do you have several pieces of narrow wood to sand and think it will take forever? Think again. The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, will show you a method to sand these narrow pieces very quickly and without rounding the edges.
Ever wondered what the difference between a random orbital sander and an orbital sander? The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, will tell you the differences in the two and which one you should buy.
Do you think sanding is a brain dead job and you hate it? The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, does too. He will share some tips with you to make sanding wood quicker and less boring.
Another reason to use a random orbital sander – dust collection. The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, will show you how to secure your shop vacuum to your sander where it wont fall off while you are sanding. Keeping the dust off your work piece will make your sander work more efficiently and keep your lungs dust-free.