A little heat makes old tape work like new Sometimes, masking tape that's been sitting on a shelf for years won’t pull off the roll without tearing. Freshen it by microwaving it for 10 seconds. Heat softens the adhesive for easy release
DIY Clamp Pads To make mine, I drilled shallow holes in blocks of softwood. Then I dropped in dabs of epoxy and inserted rare earth magnets. My magnets were in. diameter and in. thick. Make sure the magnet is flush or slightly below the pad surface.