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Bosch PS21 Pocket Driver

I really like the cordless, compact drivers, and they just keep getting better and better. Bosch has reworked their PS20 Pocket Driver, resulting in the new PS21, $145. Just in case compact wasn’t good enough for you, Bosch has made the PS21 even compacter (is that a word?). The overall length of the head is…

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How to Tri-Fold a Bandsaw Blade

Tri-folding (coiling) a band saw blade will reduce its storage size greatly. If you’ve been mystified about how to make this happen, here are the steps: 1) Wear leather gloves and a face shield. Hold the blade like this. Notice my right hand is turned over, palm facing out, and the palm of my left…

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Abrasive Cleaner Stretcher

I regularly use abrasive cleaner sticks to prevent burning and extend the life of my drum sander belts. I hate to throw away the nubs when they get too short to hold against the spinning drum by hand, (I prefer to sand wood, not fingertips). Instead, I epoxy them onto some 1 x 2 scrap.…

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