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Sometimes when I am setting up for a video on a topic, I realize there are a bunch of tips and tricks in the video that I have either never covered, or a bundle of ideas that sort of run together because they are all related .. and so is this version of tips and tricks ...
Watch it on Youtube: https://youtu.be/edqyTk6RsyM
And starting off with something called Adventure tape, and like a lot of things, it was never designed for woodworking, but woodworkers are a creative bunch of people and they can often find good uses for things that others never dreamed of ...
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I was first introduced to Starbond because they solved a problem I had, and that problem was finding a CA Glue that was not clear, but colored so that I could use it for filling knot holes and cracks in wood ... Starbond was the only supplier I could find the filled that need ...
Watch it on Youtube: https://youtu.be/AfHr6lYG4os
Since then I have come to rely on them for other similar kinds of products and Starbond has continued to innovate their line of products by making a new product that fills other needs in woodworking and other mediums that have unique requirements for their specific line of work.
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I often try to improve on existing woodworking tips and tricks by testing new ideas, when these new ideas work better than previous versions, I seem to forget about them and just carry on using them without sharing them ... so here are a few improvements I have worked on ...
Watch it on Youtube: https://youtu.be/8Gj8nV8T_uQ
And starting with a "speed square", a tool I seldom use, and yet I have 3 of them, all different sizes and only the smallest one is accurate enough to use for woodworking, the other 2 I only use for carpentry work like building fences and other home reno builds ...
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Not every idea in the workshop is a good idea, some are even dangerous but fortunately, most of us can recognize the really bad ones before we do them. It's often the ideas that "seem to be good" that turn out not to be so great, I know, I have tried MANY of them and found out the hard way why they aren't so great.
Watch it on Youtube: https://youtu.be/oXDuECW-FqY
But even more, I always want to dig into the reasons WHY they sounded good but turns out not to be such a good idea after all, and often I uncover things I had not thought of in the past that I can then apply to other woodworking tasks ...