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New Yankee Workbench $40 rework

06-12-2018 11:08 AM by oldguy2 | 5 comments »

. Like most woodworkers I would raise my hand if I saw Norm build that workbench and if I saw a yard sale that said “tools” I would stop. It seems my good fortune has been on a streak lately. Friday I stopped and after talking about their tools to price them. I looked and there was the New Yankee workbench that the Dad had made. I complimented the work. He had even added a quick release vise on the end. Without much addoo I offered $40 and it was into my trail blaze...

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Shop Tips & Tricks #21: Jacking sideways, or "Walking the Jack."

05-25-2017 12:38 AM by GnarlyErik | 6 comments »

Here’s an idea you may find useful some day. This trick uses a jack to safely move something horizontally. You can turn most jacks on their sides, but then must have something solid to jack against. Did you know you can use a jack by itself to move something sideways without needing a side purchase at all? It’s a pretty simple notion, but it may not occur to you. This requires a jack with a rigidly solid, flat base like a bottle jack. Other types of jacks may work too, but most will carry ...

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Daves Workshop #6: Solving a Gorilla Glue problem, I hope... Making a glue bottle stand.

12-26-2016 10:53 PM by dbhost | 3 comments »

I have nevver had any luck with Gorilla glue, it always sets up rock hard in the bottle ater one or two uses. I have a glue up coming that needs something like Gorilla Glue. Lots of reading here, and on other furums say to store Grolla Glue upside down to keep it from setting up in the bottle. Something about the way the bottle seals with the glue against the cap or something like that. So I put together a quick and easy glue bottle stand for a small bottle of Gorilla Glue. No sense aft...

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Shop Tips #1: Filling Brad/Pin Nail Holes

02-14-2014 01:10 PM by CoolToolShed | 2 comments »

Here’s a “Shop Tip” that some of you probably already know, but for those who don’t, this could save you a bit of aggravation! Here’s a link to the short video: http://youtu.be/7pKTh12YIOo

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Quick Tip - Super Glue! It's OTHER use....

02-15-2012 12:28 PM by Sailor | 22 comments »

Was working in the shop when I came across this wonderful opportunity to make this video! Check it out and you will know what I mean….. Thanks for watching and keep some super glue handy!

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