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Tip on preventing aluminum folding chair legs from cutting through the rubber caps (crutch tips) which protect the deck of a boat.
BOATING WORLD #118 Apr 1996 pg. 106

Tip: Use replacement leather tips for pool cues as bumpers for sliding and swinging doors.
FINE WOODWORKING #36 Sep-Oct 1982 pg. 18

Wooden stick with a notch in one end, and padded with foam rubber, is used to keep furniture from bumping against a wall. The notch is shaped to fit around the rear legs of a sofa, chair, etc.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1986 (v.228#4) pg. 132

Tip suggests using plastic stoppers from wine bottles as feet for chair and table legs.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #90 May 1996 (v.16#2) pg. 10

Homemade silicone isolation pads to fight vibration in audio equipment, protect furniture from scratching, etc.
SPEAKER BUILDER 5/1999 [Aug 1999] (v.20#5) pg. 40

Tip on making your own small nonskid "feet" from hotmelt glue.
WOOD MAGAZINE #92 Nov 1996 (v.13#8) pg. 25

Tip on making furniture-saving feet (for the bottoms of boxes, lamps, etc.) from silicone caulk
WOODSMITH #116 Apr 1998 (v.20) pg. 5

Tip: Use silicone sealant (in place of felt or cork) to keep tabletop items from scratching furniture.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1987 (v.11#2) pg. 53

How to make non-marring glides for furniture feet from Teflon.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1997 (v.21#5) pg. 11