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How To Perfectly Measure A Frame When Cutting Mitered Corners

Picture frames and boxes require joining two boards to create a right angle. The cleanest way to do that is cutting 45-degree angles at the end of each board, called a mitre cut. Here’s the formula to determine the length each of your boards should be cut.

Cut Threaded Bolts With An Angle Grinder To Shorten Them

An angle grinder is the best tool to use for trimming down exposed bolt ends. Here’s how to do it.

Organise Your Tools Like Adam Savage With Custom Stands

Organising tools is tough and if you’re someone like Adam Savage, who has hundreds of tools, then you need a system in place. He tries to keep everything out in the open, so he built a couple of his own stands.

Mod Your Hammer Into A Combination Screwdriver, Ruler And Bottle Opener

Hammers are one of the more versatile tools, but they sure do waste space, don’t they? An enterprising Instructables user decided to make his hammer work harder by adding a screwdriver, ruler, magnet and even a bottle opener to it. If you’ve got the time, you can whip a similar one up.

Modify A Cheap Metal Work Cart To Organise All Of Your Hand Tools

Wheeled work carts are great helpers in a work shop, but the large open trays are difficult to organise without spacers, and tend to accumulate random tools. With a few DIY trays and holders, you can turn that work cart into something much more useful.

Build Custom Pegboard Tool Holders To Organise Your Wall Storage

Pegboards are handy tool organisers — everyone knows this. But they can hold much more than you think. Here’s how to build custom shelves and tool holders that will expand the functionality of your pegboard.

How To Transform Your Garage Into The Ultimate DIY Workshop

A garage is a natural place to store tools and equipment, but that doesn’t mean it’s the ideal place to build your next project. Here’s how to transform your garage into a safe and productive DIY workspace you can be proud of.

Tool School: The Elegant And Sturdy Hand Plane

Hand planes are elegant tools that if properly cared for will last a lifetime. Here’s how to use them, and how to keep them in good condition; ready for every occasion. Planes are used to straighten, smooth and remove wood. From shaving the bottom of a door to smoothing a desk surface, a hand plane will get the job done easily, while providing the the most comfort.

Mitre Saw Safety Tips Every Newbie Woodworker Should Know

Mitre saws can take your DIY skills to the next level, but it’s important to make sure you follow some basic safety tips before starting your cuts. This video outlines some of them.

This DIY Wall-Mounted Swing Arm Keeps Your TV Or Monitor Off The Bench

Most modern workshops already have lots of tools, and space is at a premium. If you like to keep a computer monitor or TV in your workshop, build this swing-out monitor arm to raise your display away from the dirt and dust on your work table.

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