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Trim Clip Miter Clip For Tight Miters
Chris   August 27, 2012   0   1  
A miter joint that is tight with no gaps is what sets the pro's apart from the amateurs. One way to ensure that your miters are looking their best is to align them with a clamp before you try and nail them together. But you can't just use any clamp, and that's where the Trim Clip Miter Clip comes in.
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Weekend Links
Chris   April 21, 2012   2   0  
If Tool Users Talked Like Photographers – LensRentals If you have ever visited a photography forum you have probably figured out pretty quickly that you are doing everything all wrong and that everyone else knows more than you. What if tool forums were the same way? A funny post at LensRentals shows us what it would be like if the elite photographer attitude was present in tool forums (sadly it is to some extent). Pegboard Drawer Bottoms – Kreg (newsletter) Have you ever heard of pegboard drawer bottoms? The Kreg...
Chris   July 01, 2011   0   0  
Often it is the simple things in life that make us happy. In the case of tools, often the simplest tools are the handiest and the ones we turn to the most. But can a simple adjustable hook really be a go-to tool? Well, I can't answer this, but the Crown Hanger System sure looks like it would be a huge time & money saver. Have you ever tried to install crown molding by yourself? It is almost impossible unless you have some kind of device to assist you. Some manufacturers offer fancy poles...
Chris   April 21, 2011   0   0  
Unless you are using a standard angle crown molding that matches you saw's presets, and you are only doing 45 degrees corners, calculating the correct angles for your crown is no walk in the park. This is why miter finding tools are so handy. But if you are a DIYer, you probably don't want to spend money on a tool you will probably only use once or twice. Good thing for you, with a little bit of work, Google SketchUp can calculate those angles for you. All you have to do is photograph the profile of...
Cool Tools
Chris   March 11, 2008   0   0  
I stumbled across a link that lead me to Clam Clamps . It is a sweet little clamp that will clamp... well... miters. I have never seen anything like it before, but I am sure it would come in handy. The price is a little high at $75, but if it really does what they say it can do, then maybe it is worth the price. You also have to look beyond trim work. This bad boy looks like it can clamp any wood that has a 45deg miter. For me, this would really come in...
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