previous
  • Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
    Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
  • 9 Concrete Countertop Ideas
    9 Concrete Countertop Ideas
  • Read FHB on Your iPad
    Read FHB on Your iPad
  • Deck Design & Construction
    Deck Design & Construction
  • Remodeling Articles
    Remodeling Articles
  • Tips & Techniques for Painting
    Tips & Techniques for Painting
  • Magazine Departments
    Magazine Departments
  • Radiant Heat Comparison
    Radiant Heat Comparison
  • 7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
    7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
  • Install a Vinyl Privacy Fence
    Install a Vinyl Privacy Fence
  • 7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
    7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
  • All about Roofing
    All about Roofing
  • 7 Small Bathroom Layouts
    7 Small Bathroom Layouts
  • Energy-Smart Details
    Energy-Smart Details
  • Basement Remodeling Tips
    Basement Remodeling Tips
  • Ultimate Deck Build 2015
    Ultimate Deck Build 2015
  • Master Carpenter Videos
    Master Carpenter Videos
  • Design Inspiration
    Design Inspiration
  • Clever daily tip in your inbox
    Clever daily tip in your inbox
next
Theres a Better Way

There's a Better Way: Manage Sticky Tape Roll

comments (0) February 9th, 2009 in Blogs
jross john ross, Web Producer

For use with multi-clip THERE's A BETTER WAY BLOG posts only

Video Length: 0:57
Produced by: John Ross


Construction tapes just get tougher and stickier, and harder to cut and harder to peel away from the roll. Here's a trick I use to make both tasks easier. As shown in the drawing, I pull back a flap of tape and slip the blade of a single-edge razor under it. The tape sticks to the blade, giving me a handle on the tape when I'm ready to unroll some of it. Then I peel off the razor, use it to cut the tape, and stick the razor back in place until needed again.


posted in: Blogs, remodeling, finish carpentry, electrical