Paint Can Tips – No More Messy Cans

paint can tips

From our Paint Can Tips series – After using paint from a gallon paint can, the lid often gets glued into place from the excess paint that falls into the groove around the top of the can. When you first open a can of paint, poke a hole in the groove using a standard flat head screwdriver to allow the excess paint to drain back into the can.

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Improvised Measuring Tape Notepad

Stick masking tape on the side of your measuring tape to write down measurements so you don’t forget.

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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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De Seed a Pomegranate In Minutes

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Add Hooks Almost Anywhere with Sugru

sugru hooks

Use state of the art Sugru to make custom hooks you can apply just about anywhere. Step-by-step details available through the via link above.

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Built in Banana Cutting Board

Leave one section of banana peel on to slice bananas without a cutting board.

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