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  • Another Angle on Flat Glue-ups

    To keep panels from bowing under clamp pressure while gluing, I install lengths of angle aluminum on each end. I clamp the angle pieces just firmly enough to hold things in place. Then I tighten the pipe clamps. Unlike iron or steel, aluminum won't...
  • AW Extra 10/18/12 - Ribbed Saw Table Fillers

    Ribbed Saw Table Fillers I like my contractor’s saw just fine, except for the ribbed extension tables. The openings can be a real finger pincher when sliding the rip fence across them. After my last bruised fingernail I decided to do something about...
  • AW Extra 12/20/12 - 11 Drill Press Tips

    11 Drill Press Tips If you tend to think of your drill press as a boring machine, you may not be using it to its full potential. These tips will help you find new ways to use your drill press and bring out its full potential as an indispensable woodworking...
  • AW Extra 5/3/12 - Machine Floor Locks

    Machine Floor Locks Anyone with a machine on wheels— especially a tablesaw or planer— understands the necessity of locking it in place before using it. I use a pair of toggle clamps connected to rods. I position the machine where I want it...
  • AW Extra 7/26/12 - Master Your Brad Nailer

    Master Your Brad Nailer 5 Tips and products to make your brad nailer safe and easy to use . Avoid the blowout curse A brad that unexpectedly shoots out the side of your project is guaranteed to make you curse, especially if your finger happens to be in...
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