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  • Removing chewing gum

    Do you need to remove chewing gum? It can be found in the strangest places and the removal process will depend on what it is stuck to.Let's start with gum stuck to the bottom of a chair or table, on a hard surface. If it is still soft, start with a scraper of any kind to push off most of it....
  • Miter Saw Stands

    Miter Saw stands are generally categorized into 4 types of support systems for miter saws: 1) Rail systems that look much like saw horses; 2) fixed or portable tables with the saw bolted into place; 3) hybrids of rails and tables and finally 4) part kits that assemble around a large 2x wood c...
  • Cleaning & Re-finishing Plastic Patio Furniture

      Almost all of us own at least two outdoor plastic lawn chairs, more properly called resin chairs, if not a whole dining set.  Most of us watch them get dirtier and dirtier every year, until we finally scrap them for something cleaner.  Sitting out in the weather tends to somehow grind them int...
  • Pilot hole chart for wood screws

    When driving screws into wood it is best to drill both a pilot hole and a clearance hole. The clearance hole allows the screw to turn freely without the threads biting into the first piece of wood. The pilot hole is sized to allow the threads to grab to a maximum without forcing the wood sidewi...
  • Cutting surfaces for working on the kitchen table.

    If your good kitchen table is the only work table that you have in the house, how can you protect it and still do craft work or even light renovation?You can purchase from stationary stores or art stores special rubber-like green mats specifically made for cutting paper. You actually cut into th...
  • Table Saw Basics

    Line-up and Adjustments

  • What glue will stick to what?

    Glue or Adhesive? What is the difference between a glue and an adhesive? Only vocabulary, although often Glue is the term used for DIYers and Adhesive for professionals -- or for some Glue is liquid and Adhesive is gunned from a tube with a caulking gun or applied with a notched trowel.  Whether...
  • Table Saw Basics

    Basic Cross Cutting

  • Why do floors spring like a trampoline - and how to stop it?

    Floors spring or vibrate when they are not rigid enough for the distance they have to span between their supports. You can always put another post in the basement under the center of the area giving you problems. That solves the problems easily on the top, but often creates an unwanted obstruc...