Ready-Made Standoff Strips

Use carpet tack strips as finishing standoffs.

carpet tack strip standoffs

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Simple alternative to tradition standoffs

When I’m painting or finishing items and need to keep them off the table’s surface, I use carpet tack strips. They’re cheap, reusable, and I can cut them to whatever length I need. — Jim Feldner

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Learn how to make some finishing standoffs to keep in your workshop.

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