How To Retrieve An Item Dropped Down A Sink Drain

By Robert Robillard

 Retrieve A Ring From A Sink Drain   How To Retrieve In A Sink Drain Retrieve rings, coins and earrings from sink drains fast and easily.  This post is all about easy tips you can use for retrieving items dropped in a sink drain. How many times have your taken off your rings to wash…

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Table Saw Auxiliary Fence

By Robert Robillard

Auxiliary Table Saw Or Sacrificial Fence When I say Table Saw Auxiliary Fence or sacrificial fence I mean a wood fence that I can run a saw blade up against without damage and easily change out when I cut into it. An Table Saw Auxiliary Fence is incredibly valuable.   It protects the facing of your table…

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Hands Free Leveling

By Robert Robillard

Wood Clamping With One Handed Bar Clamps: Many, many times when working in the shop I end up wishing I had an extra hand to hold something.  When working alone in your shop its important to find the right tools or jigs that make your work process flow easier, faster and stress free.  Below is…

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Table Saw Flesh Detection Technology: Voluntary or Mandatory?

By Robert Robillard

  Should Table Saw Flesh Detection Technology Be  Jammed Down Our Throats? The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is being petitioned to impose a mandatory rule, in an effort to have the government require a specific active flesh detection technology for all table saws.  On October 11, 2011, CPSC took a possible first step of…

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Installing Cortex Fasteners In PVC Trim

By Robert Robillard

Concealing Your Fasteners Translates Into a Quality Job! I just finished installing a bunch or PVC  trim around a garage door opening.   One thing I wanted to do was install the PVC securely and hide the fasteners. Installing Cortex Fasteners In PVC Trim I’ve used the The Cortex Concealed Fastening System many times before and…

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Cordless Drill Storage Station

By Robert Robillard

How To Make A Cordless Drill Storage Rack I like my shop neat and orderly.   When I need a tool I expect it to be in a certain spot.   In my shop I use a few small cordless drills and impact drivers.   Keeping track of them was difficult until I decided to make a cordless drill…

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How To Make A Sanding Block

By Robert Robillard

Custom Sanding Block Using Standard 3″ x 21″ Sanding Belts A sanding block is used to provide a solid and often flat support for sandpaper. This article will show you how to make a sanding block using a 3″ x 21″ belt sander sand paper belt. How To Make A Sanding Block Typically I use a scrap…

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Table Saw Cut Off Sled

By Robert Robillard

Make Multiple, Accurate, Cross Cuts: Safely! Trying to crosscut large pieces of wood with a small, wobbly miter gauge is never accurate and just plain DANGEROUS! Many woodworkers build a double runner, Table Saw Cut Off Sled for their shop.   They do this because it has excellent zero tolerance cutting and is a safer way to cross cut larger…

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