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Quick Tips — Plywood Solutions

By: Erich Lage
Two ways to work with plywood.

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Chamfered Shelf Edges.

Bill Webber of Grand Junction, Colorado, was faced with the task of sliding some plywood shelves into dadoes in an already assembled case. To allow the shelves to slide easily into the dadoes, he chamfered the shelf edges, stopping just shy of the front edge. W222 006f03

Rafter Hooks.

Needing a quick and customizable storage solution for hanging extension cords and other lightweight items, Lyle Qualley of Tekamah, Nebraska, made a couple simple rafter hooks from leftover plywood. The hooks are made to slip over the exposed rafters in his shop. He sized his hooks so they were easy to reach without a stool, yet high enough to be out of the way.

Published: May, 14 2020
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