NipFu
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How do you prevent screws or other metal from falling in the hole on your router table?
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Use a blank insert for your router table insert plate - assuming you have one. There is one pictured in this set of five. (shown below)

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When using a hand saw, how do I cut a straight line?
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I try to See what the saw is doing with each motion. I used to just saw away and not really see what was going on. The main problem I see is people tilting the saw in the z-plane as they cut. ...

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What alternatives are there to throwing sawdust in the trash?
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I have used sawdust as filler in my yard to curtail erosion. Especially where I sometimes parked my truck and left ruts in the rain.

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What is the best way to remove nails from pallets?
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After asking a similar question and doing some research I have found a novel alternative. Use a sawz-all, or reciprocating saw, to just cut all the nails free, then remove the tops with a punch and ...

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How do I choose a drill press?
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This doesn't answer for a drill press specifically, but is the method I use for choosing any major power tool purchase. 1) I determine the price range breakdowns for a given tool. You will see ...

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self leveling compound for my box
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There is something for leveling wood floors called "self leveling compound". I don't have direct experience with it, but I used to sell it. If I remember correctly you have to put it on in relatively ...

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Is it better to let the tool run or stop in-between cuts?
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From a safety perspective, I turn off the band saw and table saw between cuts. Most other tools I am fine to leave running. Especially drill press, sanders, scroll saw, and other smaller tools. I've ...

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I polyed my paintbrush then procrastination left me in a predicament
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I have had good luck suspending brushes in solvent as well. I typically hang them from a nail so the bristles will not get deformed and lower the brush 3/4 of the way into the solvent to prevent ...

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How to clamp where clamps cannot reach?
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I found this clever apparatus for clamp extension. As well as a video on how to make one.

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How to mount a router plate in a cabinet top?
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I use a kreg router table insert plate with no adjustment screws for height and didn't screw it down. Its working fine so far.

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Is there a collection of good reference signage for saw blade types?
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I found the below for circular saws blades. Nothing for band saws yet.

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