Two Great Drill Press Jigs
Add an adjustable fence to a drill press to make it a lot handier for woodworking projects! A fence is useful for drilling rows of precisely…
Spotlight for Woodworking
Focus a beam of light on your layout lines when you’re doing work on a band saw or scroll saw. Grab a round base magnet with a hole in the…
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Dead-Center Drawer Handles
Here’s a way to perfectly center drawer handles and mark them for drilling. Use a straightedge and light pencil lines to mark diagonals from the…
Nail Bed for Trim Painting
Need to spray-paint or varnish a raft of trim pieces for that bedroom remodeling job? Here’s a cushy way to finish pieces without rotating them.
Airtight Finish Cans
Glad Press’n Seal wrap can create an airtight seal on paint and finish cans. There’s no need to pound on the metal lid when you feel like…
Got a tippy wooden chair? Here’s the easy fix. Place the chair on a flat surface—a table-saw table works great—and rock the uneven sides out…
Blades on Board
Use tape or twist ties to attach spare blades to the frames of a hacksaw and coping saw. When a blade breaks, you have to remember where you put…
Easy-to-Access Cordless Tool Chargers
Mount charger stands for your cordless tools on scrap pieces of pegboard and hang them on a pegboard wall so they don’t become tangled on a…
A table saw—with the blade retracted!—is the perfect spot for biscuit joining. The fence keeps the boards from sliding around while you’re…
Pencil Sanding Aid
Here’s a great old tip that’s worth revisiting. Can’t tell where you’ve sanded and where you haven’t? Scribble light pencil lines over the…
Solo Plywood Transport
You can easily move 4 x 8-ft. sheets of plywood by your lonesome with this plywood carrier. This carrier is designed for people of average…