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Wooden skewers can solve multiple solutions in the shop. (DepositPhotos)

Wooden skewers used for barbecuing are handy to have around the shop. Use them to puncture the foil seals in tubes of caulk, sealant, and adhesives. They’re also great for spreading glue into mortises, dowel holes, biscuit slots, and other tight spaces. And the skewers can be used to plug stripped holes in hinges.

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Danny Lipford

Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio,, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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