Duct Tape Screw Holder

If you need to remove screws and then replace them, getting them lost among the other loose materials is all too easy. Avoid lost screws by pushing them into a piece of duct tape and taping them to your screw gun or project.

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Drill Holes at the Perfect Angle

Have you ever had to drill a hole at a specific angle? Doing so doesn’t need to involve sketchy guesswork or plotting the angle of the sun! Use a speed square’s references to drill at the perfect angle for your project.

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Drill Bit Depth Guide

Drilling multiple holes through concrete (or any other material) can be tough enough without having to guess how deep each hole is every time you drill. Put a piece of tape on the drill bit at the correct depth and drill the right depth consistently and smoothly.

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Cardboard Nail Starter that Saves Your Fingers

Driving stubby and short nails with a hammer can be a painful experience for your fingers. Avoid crushing your extremities by putting nails into a piece of tape, cardboard or felt paper. Align and set the nails without putting your fingers in harm’s way.

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Hex Key Hack – Free High Speed Allen Wrenches

Cut off the L-shaped portion of those free hex key / allen wrench tools you get with furniture to make your own kit. The long and straight portion of each wrench can then be chucked-up like a regular drill bit, making your furniture assembly go about 100 times faster than doing it by hand!

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Rating: 5 (from 5 votes)

Turn Your Regular Hammer into a Dead Blow Hammer

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Don’t leave your next wood project looking like a woodpecker attacked it. Use the soft end of your hammer handle to adjust stubborn pieces of material into place without leaving indents into soft woods. Improvised dead blow hammer!

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