Magnets are the woodworking tool you didn’t know you needed.
Tool organization, shop jigs, furniture — the applications you can find for magnets are endless. And not just in a gimmicky way.
No joke, I keep a couple magnets attached to my apron at all times.
But what for, you ask?
Well, I’m going to give you 10 ways you can use magnets in the shop — from the obvious to the plain old weird.
Just be warned: not all magnets are created equal.
I’m not talking about the “Live, Laugh, Love” fridge magnet that sort of appeared one day and no one’s taken the initiative to throw it in the trash.
I’m talking about neodymium magnets — A.K.A rare earth magnets.
Let me explain.