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Quick Tips — Some Little Gems

By: Erich Lage
A couple of tips that are nice to use in the shop.

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Sanding Mask.

Norm Mattson of Racine, Wisconsin, builds a lot of furniture with recessed panels. One frustration he had was how to break the sharp edges of the stiles and rails after the panels were assembled without scratching the panels. His solution was to use a drywall taping knife to protect them. W222 008f04

Best Glue Bottles.

Bill Wells of Olympia, Washington, was having trouble with the caps on his glue bottles plugging up after every use. His solution was to use empty hand sanitizer bottles for his glue. The caps have a plastic nib in the lid that seals the bottle and keeps the opening clear.

Published: June, 11 2020
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