How to Fix Sticking Wooden Drawers

Having a problem with sticking drawers? All you need is a white candle or piece of soap to undo this pesky issue which seems to plague our much loved antique chests and pre-slider dressers. Andrew from Hackables shows us its as simple as removing the drawers and rubbing inside the dresser frame, rail and drawer bottoms/sides with wax.

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How to Chop Wood Like a Pro

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Keep Your Hands from Staining Your Woodworking

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Oily, greasy and stained hands can instantly ruin any fine woodworking project. Dust your hands with a bit of sawdust to help prevent oily hands from staining the wood for good.

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Prevent Drill Tear Out

drill tear out

When you drill all the way through a piece of wood, the side the bit goes through is smooth and clean but when the drill bit comes out of the back, it tears and splinters the wood. Prevent drill tear out by placing a piece of sacrificial wood behind the bit as it exits the material.

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Bend Wood with Vinegar

bend wood with vinegar

Bending thin pieces of wood can easily make them snap, crack and split. Bend wood easily using vinegar. Just coat the wood with some white distilled vinegar and bend away without worrying about breakage.

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Avoid Measuring and Hold Trim in Place to Mark Cuts

Holding wood trim in-place and marking with a pencil is often more accurate than measuring with a ruler and using measurement numbers.

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