5 Clever Woodworking Tips & Tricks

5 Clever Woodworking Tips & Tricks

These 5 playing card hacks should help every woodworker building projects in their workshop.
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0:00 The Ace of Spacers
2:25 The Hole in One
3:18 The Royal Flush
5:21 Check out Woodcraft
5:52 The Disappearing Gap
7:44 The Contortionist
9:28 Outtakes

50 Comments

  1. Bob on August 31, 2022 at 12:45 am

    Brad, you’re back palm is better than mine. Nicely done.



  2. trey fert on August 31, 2022 at 12:47 am

    I think your thickness measurements might be askew. But great video.



  3. Kev One on August 31, 2022 at 12:50 am

    Rounders reference put this video over the top 👏



  4. helvettefaensatan on August 31, 2022 at 12:50 am

    10 mm cards? Those are som mightily thick cards you’ve got there, mate.



  5. Christopher Pascale on August 31, 2022 at 12:51 am

    Are you wearing a Pebble watch?



  6. Mark McCaw on August 31, 2022 at 12:53 am

    Great tips and video work! Thanks.



  7. Marshal Psiren on August 31, 2022 at 12:54 am

    Royal Flush 10mm thick boi playing cards! I think you might be off by a factor 🙂



  8. Cheryl Rae on August 31, 2022 at 12:54 am

    You rock! this was awesome info.



  9. MissBeans on August 31, 2022 at 12:54 am

    All of these ideas are brilliant, Brad! And thanks for mentioning seejanedrill. Ther channel is fantastic for beginners and seasoned diyers alike. (But even HER name is actually Leah. 😉)



  10. Frank Barker on August 31, 2022 at 12:55 am

    Enjoyed the video, well done . Provided good info and something I can use.



  11. mahdi farsadian on August 31, 2022 at 12:56 am

    Great👏👏🙏🙏❤❤❤



  12. Chumchum on August 31, 2022 at 12:57 am

    I’m a woodworking and dabble in magic – you did a great job on all your performances man <3



  13. oxcart19 on August 31, 2022 at 12:58 am

    Good tips. The "contortionist" trick for sanding was not one I would have thought to try.



  14. Kevin Dunleavy on August 31, 2022 at 1:00 am

    Great video



  15. Jackson T on August 31, 2022 at 1:02 am

    The most common card trick. Glue scraper.



  16. EG Bluesuede on August 31, 2022 at 1:04 am

    hilarious presentation…..but seriously good ideas. Well done sir.



  17. Moran Guy on August 31, 2022 at 1:04 am

    Great video!



  18. Foo S. on August 31, 2022 at 1:06 am

    Fantastic video! Thanks for the tips!



  19. DukeN0va on August 31, 2022 at 1:09 am

    Mind blown. Like, for real. These are some the best and most useful tips I’ve come across since getting into wood working. Chef’s kiss, Brad. 👏 👏 👏



  20. Dick Renklaf on August 31, 2022 at 1:10 am

    I’ve also used a card as a spacer for attaching the hinge side of door-stop to keep the door from rubbing and squeaking.



  21. Vern Steinbrecker on August 31, 2022 at 1:11 am

    Great video



  22. Runar Magnussen on August 31, 2022 at 1:11 am

    Great tips!

    I like using cards to micro adjust stop blocks:

    If it needs to move out I’ll put the material up against the stop, loosen the stop, put a card in between and then set the stop. Then i can remove the card and put the material back up against the stop.

    If it needs to move in I’ll put a card between the material and stop, loosen the stop while holding the material firmly, remove the card, loosen the stop, move it to the material and set it there.

    Hope all that made sense and didn’t turn into big blobs of words!



  23. sjorsbeans on August 31, 2022 at 1:11 am

    With the metric system you don’t have this problem 😂



  24. JUST TRY IT! DIY on August 31, 2022 at 1:11 am

    Great tips, now I know what to use those old playing cards for.



  25. mike mike on August 31, 2022 at 1:11 am

    Kids, donot try those at home



  26. Robert Boyce Wood turning N.C. on August 31, 2022 at 1:12 am

    Cool. Love the channel. Like to do a sticker swap with you to put on my board in my work shop.



  27. Joe Dance on August 31, 2022 at 1:13 am

    Had that problem with the flush cuts, love this idea!



  28. Marc J. Nakleh on August 31, 2022 at 1:14 am

    And in my club, I will splash the pot whenever the f*** I please.



  29. Harold Aubry on August 31, 2022 at 1:18 am

    Love it!



  30. Maikel Versantvoort on August 31, 2022 at 1:19 am

    Do you mean 10 millimeters when you say ‘10 mils’?
    Because 0.010” certainly isn’t equal to 10 millimeters…



  31. Jeff Dukeman on August 31, 2022 at 1:23 am

    Ace of Spacers for sure. Love it!



  32. Josh Quintus on August 31, 2022 at 1:24 am

    I had to stop and rewind the video to check if you were really doing the card tricks or if it was some fancy editing. Good work combining two really fun crafts.



  33. Randall Fetty on August 31, 2022 at 1:25 am

    Never thought to use the cards to bump my stopping block…this would have saved me sooo much heartburn. Thanks!



  34. J Raglob on August 31, 2022 at 1:25 am

    Thank you!



  35. gj gunning on August 31, 2022 at 1:25 am

    Hey, we are missing your videos! Are you ok? Looking forward to seeing your next project.



  36. Buddy Austin on August 31, 2022 at 1:26 am

    Really liked 4 of the 5.

    On the contour sanding, I think a dowel approximately the size of the cove would provide much more consistent sanding. You’d have to get some “hot spots” with the cards.



  37. Scruffy Santa on August 31, 2022 at 1:26 am

    Saw the video just a couple days ago, used the card shim trick today to better align a drawer slide. Thanks!



  38. Fixing Furniture on August 31, 2022 at 1:27 am

    That was a fun video Brad! I used to have the same problem with flush cut saws leaving marks until I bought a Gyokucho. Great saw



  39. Virtual Feats on August 31, 2022 at 1:29 am

    i enjoyed the card tricks! from your new friends from Ireland 🇮🇪



  40. Mike C on August 31, 2022 at 1:29 am

    Great info and very entertaining…but don’t give up your day job! Haha



  41. Ratboy2004 on August 31, 2022 at 1:29 am

    Deck of cards found a new home tonight. Cheers



  42. joe robinson on August 31, 2022 at 1:31 am

    That was as good as anything I have seen in a long time, your the greatest thing since the beginning.



  43. Andrew Brown on August 31, 2022 at 1:34 am

    Brad, these tricks are great~!! Well, the ones for the shop, that is. 😏 I really like the one for sneaking up on a cut on the crosscut sled. Thanks much for this one~!



  44. Mark Watters on August 31, 2022 at 1:35 am

    Thanks mate 👍🇦🇺



  45. Martin Guerrero on August 31, 2022 at 1:36 am

    Thank you for the cool tips and (card) tricks. 🃏 👍🏽



  46. Jessica Herweck on August 31, 2022 at 1:36 am

    I come here for the tips and stay for the jokes and magic show. 😃 loved the use of the card for sneaking up on a cut. Genius! And I love seejanedrill, glad to know others do as well!



  47. UndercoverFerret on August 31, 2022 at 1:38 am

    You should do a video about tick sticks !



  48. Robert Kerby on August 31, 2022 at 1:40 am

    I really enjoyed this video!
    Well done!



  49. Greg Lauderdale on August 31, 2022 at 1:41 am

    Nice snap change!



  50. Ian Pearse on August 31, 2022 at 1:43 am

    I use cards on my thin stock planning jig, placed under the stock to lift it up so I can sneak up on the thickness I want if it’s less than the thickness of my jig.