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See-Through Templates

A quick, accurate way to transfer pattern lines from a drawing or magazine page is to usequilters template sheets sold in sewing and quilling shops. The Mylar surface is good for drawing, can be cut with scissors, and is rigid enough to trace around with pen or pencil.

MARK WILLIAMS / ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS

Stuffing Glue in Cracks

On several occasions, I have come across delaminated plywood or fractured lumber that 1 need to glue closed. Getting glue into these tight cracks can be difficult, but I discovered that using an old scroll saw blade works well. I hold the crack open with a screwdriver, and work the blade back and forth. The dulled teeth carry glue into the crack, and the blade is flexible enough to bend through the cut M

CLIFF SOMMERS /JACKSON. MISSISSIPPI

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