Know Your Stuff: The 110 Best DIY Tips Ever
' 110th anniversary, we decided to do something special: We dived into ourarchives to find the 110 best, handiest, and most helpful tips ever printed in PM. It's more than acentury of DIY wisdom. (You can read the introduction to the projecthere.)
BY THE EDITORS
Hole in One
Enlarged screw holes can bequickly repaired, we said inMarch 1972, by filling the holewith a wooden golf tee. Use ahacksaw to saw the tee flushwith the wood's surface, thensand and finish.
Brace for Boards
Our September 1948 issueshowed how to store anironing board upright in acloset by mounting a towelrack to a wall. The board's tipslips up under the chest-highrack. It's still a good idea. Atthe right height, a rack (or arig made of steel pipe fittings)could support brooms orlumber.
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