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DIY Tip - Hang your paint brushes up out of harm’s way by installing a couple of screw eyes or cup hooks on the bottom of a couple of rafters or floor joists. Then thread the brush handles through a stiff wire (welding rod works) and hang it all up.

Great idea for cross-checking dowel sizes.

Build a table top or wall mount drill bit rack Here’s the Cadillac of drill bit racks. It comes with a sizing index to check round work pieces and the bits themselves for drilling the exact corresponding hole.

Use 2x4s and 1/4-in. L-hooks to make the shelves. Chamfer the top back edge so the shelf can be tipped in and tighten the L-hooks for a snug fit against the pegboard. Predrill the edges of the 2x4s with a 3/16-in. drill bit about every 6 in., and screw in threaded 2-in. L-hooks to match the holes in your pegboard.

Easy Shelf Ideas: Tips for Home Organization

Make shelves from L-hooks and Panel your shop with pegboard instead of drywall or plywood and there'll be no shortage of space to hang dozens of hand tools, no matter how small your shop is.

For those occasions when you need a stable way to hold a board on its edge, turn to a tool that’s as old as woodworking itself—the wedge. I fashioned the wedge stands shown at right from scraps of 2x6 and a 3/8x6" bolt and nut. To make the stand, cut a 7"-long chunk from the 2x6 and drill a 1/2" hole centere d 2 1/4" from the edge and 1 3/4" up from the bottom. This hole reduces the likelihood of the stand splitting once the wedge is cut out. Mark the cutlines for the wedge as shown in the

For those occasions when you need a stable way to hold a board on its edge, turn to a tool that’s as old as woodworking itself—the wedge.

The Nuts and Bolts of the Nuts and Bolts : Learn the ins and outs of basic hardware

The Nuts and Bolts of the Nuts and Bolts : Learn the ins and outs of basic hardware

Charts to illustrate how much yardage you need for projects.  This would have been SO nice when I designed my own bedding and drapes.

A handy yardage chart to help you figure out how much fabric you need to make your own bedding, curtains, tableclothes, etc. Great yardage charts for quilt making too!

How do I determine the yield and tensile strength of a specific diameter of bolt?

How do I determine the yield and tensile strength of a specific diameter of bolt? “In most cases, the strength of a given material used to make a fastener has strength requirements or parameters.

DNV GL Adds Scrubber Ready Class Notation

DNV GL Adds Scrubber Ready Class Notation “Norwegian-based ship classification society DNV GL has developed a new class notation.

DSME Trenton permanently closing

DSME Trenton permanently closing “DSME Trenton Ltd. (DSTN) officially announced Friday its decision to cease operations at the Trenton facility.

Caspian Sea Yard to Build Persian Gulf Jack Ups

Caspian Sea Yard to Build Persian Gulf Jack Ups “ The Red Barricades shipyard in Astrakhan, Russia, has finalized a contract for the.

EDF energy complaints - http://www.complaintsnumbers.co.uk/numbers/edf-energy

RasGas inks LNG sales & purchase deal with EDF “Doha: RasGas Company Limited (RasGas) announced yesterday that Ras Laffan Liquefied Natural Gas Company.

Choosing lumber properly for building projects.  Good to know!

Selecting Lumber for Best Results

Try these two tips the next time youre working with MDF and you shouldnt have any problems with splitting. . I found website about #woodworking here: http://ewoodworkingprojects.com/ .

Driving Screws into MDF - One thing I don't like about MDF is its tendency to split along the edge of a workpiece. But, luckily, there are a couple of things you can do to avoid this problem.

Cutting and Using Simple Rabbet, Dado, and Tongue-and-Groove Joints. Rockler.com Woodworking Tools

Cutting and Using Simple Rabbet, Dado, and Tongue-and-Groove Joints

Cutting and Using Simple Rabbet, Dado, and Tongue-and-Groove Joints. Rockler.com Woodworking Tools

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