Quick Fix for Mixing Joint Compound and More

A bike hook can help mix joint compound when a mixing paddle isn't around!

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Emergency Mixing Paddle

I needed to mix up some joint compound but couldn’t find my mixing paddle. Then I looked up and saw a bike hook screwed into a joist. I removed the hook, chucked it into my drill and was pleasantly surprised how well it blended the mix! — Al Herrero

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