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You Guys Have Great Ideas
To be perfectly honest, when we asked you all to contribute your best DIY trade secrets to this, our annual Reader-Created Issue, we figured we'd get one or two aha! head-slappers from you and a whole bunch of other tips we'd heard before. But man, were we wrong. And man, oh, man, do our heads hurt. From the tricks you use to speed repairs, to the tools you fabricate when the right one is unavailable, to the way you stretch money by repurposing leftover materials, your advice left a lot of red handprints on a lot of noggins around here.
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