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How to recover a chair seat

05-17-2017 10:20 PM by woodify | 172 comments »

After folding 24 corners it seems much easier to make the corners look good.View on YouTube

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how does a busy contractor get his material to the job with all those tools in his van

02-27-2014 02:16 PM by bryonbuzz | 42 comments »

how do you get your material to the job when you have all your tools in there its getting to costly having them delivered . i just started using a side mounted cargo rack and let me tell you its so easy you wont be-leave it . the side mounted racks i use dont stay on all the time just when i need them and when im not using them they only take up the same amount or room as a 4 foot level so im not giving up any tool space

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Décorate Your Bedroom with Bedside Lamps

02-26-2014 11:53 AM by Michele Duchet | 26 comments »

If there is anything that can be said about any bedroom is that it should be a sanctuary! A bedroom should be a place where one gets to unwind from the hassle and bustle of a busy day. Throughout your entire house, if there is one place that needs to be calm and ultimately most comfortable, it’s the bedroom. For this reason, people are always looking to find better ways of making their bedrooms as comfortable as possible. Decorating your bedroom with decent bedroom décor is one w...

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My Favorite Glue Scraper

03-11-2013 08:37 PM by Todd A. Clippinger | 549 comments »

Hey everybody! I have been very busy between working on my client’s projects, squeezing in a project for another contractor, and rebuilding my website. As if that wasn’t enough, I decided to shoot a video to share with you what my favorite tool is for scraping off dried or semi-dried glue as I worked on one of those projects. I am really excited to bring another video to the woodworking and DIY community, so I hope you enjoy and find it helpful. Your friend in the shop, Todd A....

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Tips For Handling And Transporting Projects

02-24-2013 05:24 PM by Todd A. Clippinger | 156 comments »

In this video I share some tips and suggestions as I show how I handle and transport some of my projects without damaging them. Everybody’s needs are different, but I hope that sharing these tips will help inspire solutions for your needs when handling & transporting projects. Your friend in the shop, Todd A. Clippinger Share the Love~Share the Knowledge

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Video Quick Tip On Clamping

02-13-2013 07:39 PM by Todd A. Clippinger | 102 comments »

I ran into a situation where my clamping needs exceeded my clamp capacities. I did a quick video to share my solution because it might help someone else in their shop. I hope you find it helpful. Your friend in the shop, Todd A. Clippinger Share the Love ~ Share the Knowledge

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That old house #11: Yes, this IS the final installment

01-11-2013 05:57 AM by BillyJ | 12 comments »

Now for the details of the remodeling. Original budget: $14k. Final budget: to be determined (right now we are double the original amount). True, I am finished with the kitchen, and I believe she does not have any further plans for the kitchen, but the “house” now became the former kitchen. I think she has enough for me to do for the rest of my life. EVERYTHING was upgraded during this remodel. From the 1/2 dozen different door knobs I bought, to hinges, slides, lights, etc....

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An Upholstery Primer #5: Stuffing Seat Cushions

11-04-2012 01:32 AM by MarkTheFiddler | 63 comments »

It’s a video blog. No scripting. Hope it helps! Cutting the foamWrapping the foamStuff IT! Mark

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An Upholstery Primer #4: Make a throw pillow

11-02-2012 04:28 AM by MarkTheFiddler | 9 comments »

Hey Refurbers, Sorry for skipping ahead but I have long since upholstered the couch I was stripping in the other post. I didn’t have a camera crew available (my 11 year old daughter) and I needed both hands for the work. You knew There was some sewing invloved in upholstery. I figured we could start with a throw pillow. In my case, they are back cushions to that couch I upholstered. My daughter and I tried to film this series as best as we could on the I-Phone. You may have to ...

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An Upholstery Primer #2: Prep the furniture

10-29-2012 03:39 AM by MarkTheFiddler | 9 comments »

I’m sorry for having so little information in this post from the onset. As I need to do certain things that I consider pred – I’ll add them to this blog. Some with video – some with photos. In the meantime – I’ll start with 2 preps.

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