5 Amazing Woodworking Tips and Hacks You've Never Seen

5 Amazing Woodworking Tips and Hacks You've Never Seen

5 woodworking tips and tricks that you may not have heard about.
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0:00 5 Woodworking Tips and Hacks
0:08 Plasti-Dip for Tools
01:27 Dowel Joinery Trick
02:48 Noom Sponsorship
04:07 Keep Glue from Sticking to Clamps
06:39 Teflon Tape in the Shop
08:21 Kerf Cuts Prevent Squeeze Out
10:42 Plasti-Dip Follow Up

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  1. 731 Woodworks on February 23, 2023 at 6:03 am

    Thanks again to Noom for sponsoring this video! Click here ​http://Noom.com/731woodworks to take your free Noom Evaluation.

  2. Jhirn on February 23, 2023 at 6:03 am

    I had a 2 year old bottle of watco water based poly where the poly ended up creating a bubble seal in the cap. 2 years later, poly was like new.

    Easy to open? No! Took a crescent wrench. But was happy it also sealed the poly and kept it like new haha. Will definitely try the Teflon tape, but I actually tip my bottle upside down before storing it to hope a little dries and saves the can.

  3. Ryan Calvert on February 23, 2023 at 6:04 am

    No need for wax on the clamps. You can cover them with plastic wrap or wrap them with 1 layer of foil etc

  4. BlisterBang on February 23, 2023 at 6:05 am

    Thanks you SO MUCH for the green progress bar!

  5. s hegarty on February 23, 2023 at 6:06 am

    Teflon tape is only designed to provide lubrication for threads, it’s the taper to pipe threads that provide the seal

  6. David Gier on February 23, 2023 at 6:06 am

    I just toss my clamps in the swimming pool for an hour. Old glue comes right off!

  7. Psychedelic Guitar Art by Jim Anthony* on February 23, 2023 at 6:07 am

    🍔🍔🍔🍔🍔 THANKS

  8. Dave Mi on February 23, 2023 at 6:07 am

    I repaired my favorite fishing rod with some black plastidip a squirrel ate some of the cork from the handle so I dipped it and it’s holding up great!

  9. Kaiss Attieh on February 23, 2023 at 6:08 am

    There are these things that are commonly found in almost any kind of Workshop those things are called rags. use that Rag and clean the lid to any container Before You Stick the lit on permanently. Point being don’t be lazy🙄

  10. John Clowes on February 23, 2023 at 6:11 am

    Maybe if you don’t want glue dripping on your clamps you should use plastic sheeting over the piece or clamp.
    bin liners and old shopping bags are what I use.

  11. Nicholas Nasti on February 23, 2023 at 6:12 am

    Im trying to find some of that plastic dip that is more rough/ less smooth like some of the knipex stuff has. Anyone know of anything?

  12. Stephanie Ray on February 23, 2023 at 6:12 am

    So funny I just built a clamp rack on my garage wall and the dowels were so tight when I test fit I could not get it apart again so I just left it as is- no glue! It’s good to know this for a more important build, thank you.

  13. Mark Mullins on February 23, 2023 at 6:12 am

    These are awesome!! I wonder if paste wax would work on the Danish oil cans too?

  14. Thomas Kila on February 23, 2023 at 6:12 am

    Love the teflon tape and Plasti-Dip tips! (Already knew about the hockey stick tape from Rob Cosman.) Keep these tips coming!

  15. Mick S on February 23, 2023 at 6:12 am

    This is the first time that I have seen a ‘X Tips You Have Hever Seen" clip that contained 5 tricks that I had never seen.


  16. Eric West on February 23, 2023 at 6:13 am

    Too much talking

  17. francis charboneau on February 23, 2023 at 6:14 am

    How about some tips on keeping CA glue caps from seizing up before the bottle is even half empty. I’ve gone through several bottles without finishing them. I know you’re supposed to keep them in the fridge but really realistic?

  18. Laura Marshall on February 23, 2023 at 6:15 am

    I especially love the glue kerf trick. And ….. although I’m not a Christian, I love that t-shirt. I’m have more integrity than most Christians I know. It’s something that I am very proud of – my integrity!

  19. Chris Parks on February 23, 2023 at 6:17 am

    Plasti-dip makes a spray as well. Or it might be rustoleum but its a rubber spray and woeks the same

  20. Mark Higgins on February 23, 2023 at 6:18 am

    Baking paper above the Vise works for me on sticking.

  21. Libertarian on February 23, 2023 at 6:18 am

    If you heat up the tools, especially metal ones, you’ll get a much improved and much quicker and thicker plastic dip with fewer coats.
    OMG you absolutely should be using Teflon tape or other thread sealant on air tools as well as anything that uses NPT threads as they require a thread sealant to actually seal.

  22. Joshua Puyear on February 23, 2023 at 6:20 am

    packing tape on the clamp bar works great and when done your clean up just goes in the garbage

  23. ACKS WOOD PASTE LLC on February 23, 2023 at 6:20 am

    Acks pastes work great for cleaning and coating also on clamps and many other uses.

  24. Richard Abernathy on February 23, 2023 at 6:21 am

    Like your shirt

  25. Russell Felsinger on February 23, 2023 at 6:22 am

    A couple of these are descent tips, but pretty bold to think no one else has ever thought of these. Especially since you can do a quick search and find all of it on other channels.

  26. Nicholas News on February 23, 2023 at 6:22 am

    Thanks for sharing 👍 but here in south africa 🇿🇦 I never saw a plastic dip in the store

  27. Corpsie - DIY & Tools on February 23, 2023 at 6:24 am

    Wax is also way better for the environment than teflon.

  28. PIETJE PUK on February 23, 2023 at 6:25 am

    Can you reseal the tube of plasti-dip? And how long wil it last (harden) when opened (as it wil been in contact with the air)?

  29. Paul Ellis on February 23, 2023 at 6:25 am

    Is it just me or does the plasti-dip look like Velveeta?!

  30. BamaMike101 on February 23, 2023 at 6:25 am

    Great video. Yesireee! Getting me a dowelmax and plastidip.

  31. Zach on February 23, 2023 at 6:26 am

    I like the spray {plastic} pretty good, u can put thin layers and I wait for it to cure 4 hours between. I also use it for my AR-500 shooting steel to keep it from rusting and u can see it from far off. "A cheaper way is using truck bed lining "

  32. Brett S on February 23, 2023 at 6:28 am

    Curious to know how the PlastiDip has held up on the round pad of the clamp. In my experience, the plastic will hit the wood and stop turning while the metal clamp pad will continue to turn a bit. Wondering if that happened with the PD and if it wore the dip off.
    I tried using some black PD on a speed brace and breaker bar so I could easily and quickly tell the 3/8" from 1/2" drive, but it wore off very quickly. TBF, I used the spray on stuff and only put on one coat, so it might be my fault.
    Another bonus. Get the dip in pink so you can coat your wife’s tools. That way you can tell when she’s using yours. 😀

  33. Michael Campbell on February 23, 2023 at 6:29 am

    Putting glue on a Bessey made me sphincter pucker a little. Your sacrifice is appreciated, friend.

  34. Consequence on February 23, 2023 at 6:29 am

    I have been at this a while. It is rare I find a "amazing woodworking tips video" that actually has value across the board. It even gave me some ideals to boot. I am obviously a little to stuck in my ways to not have considered some of these solutions before. Thank you good sir for making me think about my stubborn ways a bit more.

  35. Cuajomen on February 23, 2023 at 6:33 am

    dat focusing tho

  36. Larry Wong on February 23, 2023 at 6:35 am

    Good tips, thanks.

  37. Frank Langel on February 23, 2023 at 6:36 am

    After you peel the glue off do you have to reapply more wax? I suppose it would be a good idea.

  38. Nathan Bake on February 23, 2023 at 6:36 am

    You made Tinker Toys!

  39. 21trips on February 23, 2023 at 6:39 am

    Teflon is super unhealthy to touch or breath.

  40. Hans de Groot on February 23, 2023 at 6:39 am

    Very interesting tip about the dowels with slots in it. I’ll try it out. I’ve never used pocket holes, I nearly always use dowels (or screws) When I think of it, I use undersized dowels. I sand a 6 or 8 mm dowel just a little bit, so it slides easier in and out.

  41. lot maakchos on February 23, 2023 at 6:42 am

    Forbidden Cheez wiz

  42. lot maakchos on February 23, 2023 at 6:43 am

    This dude has a clean bald look. I like it!

  43. Brad McNamar on February 23, 2023 at 6:46 am

    Don’t know how I missed this one. but it is great as usual!

  44. tlw on February 23, 2023 at 6:46 am

    I stopped watching at the stupid Noom commercial…

  45. Dan Pelletier on February 23, 2023 at 6:47 am

    This video is an excellent gateway drug for your channel, you had me at Plasti Dip… subscribed!

  46. derrick walker on February 23, 2023 at 6:51 am

    Awesome brother! I was wondering about that plastic dip!!!

  47. Brady Barrera on February 23, 2023 at 6:51 am

    You’ll get a person who’s specially trained in psychology, nutrition, and fitness. Wow man.

  48. Karry Hardman on February 23, 2023 at 6:51 am

    I use past wax on tools and my work bench top to keep glue from sticking. I tried plasti dip on clamps years ago and found that sometimes the color would bleed into the wood and not show until the finish was applied. I then removed it from the clamps when the dip was found to be the problem of the off color spots.

  49. buzz patch on February 23, 2023 at 6:59 am

    all useful tips – thx

  50. UBWoodman on February 23, 2023 at 7:00 am

    Great tips, first thing I do when getting new cans with those plastic covers on metal lids is pop them off and toss them, safety police, I don’t have kids…

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