Tricks of the Trade

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Tricks of the Trade

By Popular Woodworking Magazine readers Pages: 12-13 From the April 2011 issue #189 Buy this issue now The winning trick from this issue is a "Benchtop Saw Upgrade" from Dan Chiappetta, of Astoria, N.Y. His clever shop-made MDF table adds surface area to a contractor table saw. Plus, a "Shop-made Pen Press" from Serge Duclos of Delson,...

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April 2011 Tricks In Action

Our Tricks of the Trade column is written by our readers, and most of the entries come from “regular guys.” Occasionally we receive a trick from someone more recognizable, and this month our video trick comes from north of the border, courtesy of Mag Ruffman, aka “toolgirl.” Mag has written articles for us in...

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Benchtop Saw Upgrade

I improved the tabletop of my bottom-of-the-line table saw, and the saw’s performance has gone through the roof. A piece of MDF, a few scraps and screws, and a couple hours work was all it took. It saved me hundreds of dollars because I didn’t need to buy a bigger and better saw for...

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How to Submit to Tricks of the Trade

Join the “Tricks of the Trade” Crowd Cash and Prizes for Your Tricks and Tips! We invite you to join this clever community and win cash and prizes in the process. Each issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine we publish useful woodworking tips from our readers. The winning trick in each issue will receive a...