Cut with a Drill If you need to shorten a bolt, let your drill do the hard work. Spin two nuts onto the bolt, tightening them against each other. Then chuck the bolt into the drill and hold a hacksaw blade against the spinning bolt. The nuts help to steady the blade and clean off burrs when you unscrew them.

22 Clever New Uses for Your Tools

Cut with a Drill If you need to shorten a bolt, let your drill do the hard work. Spin two nuts onto the bolt, tightening them against each other. Then chuck the bolt into the drill and hold a hacksaw blade against the spinning bolt. The nuts help to steady the blade and clean off burrs when you unscrew them.

If you have a wavy wall that you want to perfectly fit a board to, use a washer to roll a pencil along the wall (and the board) to get a precise cut (or sanding) line. [From Popular Woodworking]

Six "Now, Why Didn't I Think of That?" Shop Tips

If you have a wavy wall that you want to perfectly fit a board to, use a washer to roll a pencil along the wall (and the board) to get a precise cut (or sanding) line. [From Popular Woodworking]

By connecting a 5-gal. storage tank to the compressor’s tank, it more than doubles its air-storage capacity.

By connecting a 5-gal. storage tank to the compressor’s tank, it more than doubles its air-storage capacity.

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