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19) Cut with a Drill: If you need to shorten a bolt, let your drill do the hard work. Link
Techniques for building decks, stairs and railings Link
Tip: When there’s no room for a hammer, sink the nail with a C-clamp Link
DIY Tip of the Day: Screw-lube on a String. Drill a hole through a bar of soap and hang it above your workbench. Run long screws across the soap before you drive them. They’ll smoothly penetrate the wood without stripping the screw head.