LumberJocks

Shop Tips

  • Advertise with us
This blog is written by GnarlyErik | 31 entries so far

Latest Entry

Shop Tips & Tricks #23: Drywall Screw Helper Kit

08-12-2018 09:30 PM by GnarlyErik | 0 comments »

Here’s a little hack that I find very useful around my shop. Over the years I’ve realized how handy self-tapping drywall screws can be and I keep an assortment of them from 1” up to 3-3/4” on hand. They come in handy for many projects. Done right, a screw can take the place of a clamp, especially in tight spots, or where you’re gluing angled pieces that are difficult to clamp. There are a couple of drawbacks though. One is there’s a small hole left when the screw is removed. This is easily dealt with by gluing a small sliver of wood in the hole – or maybe handier, a sharpened 1/8” hardwood dowel plug fits perfectly in the hole. It’s easy to prepare dozens of plugs at the t...

Read this entry »

Older Entries

View all 31 entries »


DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com