047 | If you don't have a feeler gauge for your spark plug, use a paper match, which is about 0.030", the most common gap.
048 | Love Italian cuisine? Make the meatballs square so they won't roll off your plate.
049 | Use sheets of dryer fabric softeners to get hard water and mineral stains off windshields and clear plastic panels in tops.
050 | A dab of silicone on the bottom of chair or table legs helps keep them in place when the sea picks up.
051 | The edges of hollow-tube chair legs will eventually cut through their rubber end caps. Put a coin inside each cap so the edge rests on it, not the rubber.
052 | Keeping your boat in late? If the cabin or ignition lock ices over, hold the key with a pair of pliers and put a lighter to it. Insert the key and work it around until the ice melts.
053 | When locker doors swell and start to stick, you're never sure where to sand to free them. Put chalk on the door edges and close the door. Where the chalk has rubbed off is the high spot.
054 | Scratched your wood sole? Do a quick cover-up by crushing the inside of a pecan or walnut and rubbing this into the problem area.
055 | The fine holes in your shower head will eventually become clogged by mineral deposits from hard dockside water. Scrub the head with a toothbrush using a solution of equal parts white vinegar and lemon juice.
056 | Brass screws for hardware are soft and the slots can become deformed if they have to be removed and replaced a lot, such as when lining up a hinge. Do the adjusting with steel screws first. When set, put in the brass ones.