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Use a rubber doormat or bathtub mat to hold small pieces of wood while sanding, routing, carving, etc.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #26 May-Jun 1992 pg. 15

Mobile home product "Slipnot" is recommended to keep work from sliding around on a workbench.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #30 Jan-Feb 1993 pg. 16

Tip for a non-marring cushioned surface for the top of your workbench.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #312 Oct 1990 (v.40#9) pg. 42

Tip shows how to mount a roll of brown kraft paper beneath the end of a workbench for use as surface protection, wrapping paper, etc.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #337 Apr 1993 (v.43#4) pg. 34

Tip suggests using an anti-slip area rug pad to keep boards from sliding when routing.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #383 Nov 1997 (v.47#10) pg. 22

Temporary plywood cover for workbench provides an easy way to attach jigs, stops, fences, etc. without damaging the bench.
FINE WOODWORKING #101 Jul-Aug 1993 pg. 18

How to protect a bench top with a roll of masking paper.
WOOD MAGAZINE #50 Feb 1992 (v.9#2) pg. 20

Tacking a non-slip router mat to the end of a workbench makes it accessable for use but able to be flipped out of the way when not needed.
WOOD MAGAZINE #64 Oct 1993 (v.10#7) pg. 17

Tip on using non-skid rug pads under work pieces being sanded.
WOOD MAGAZINE #84 Dec 1995 (v.12#9) pg. 18

Tip shows how to attach a temporary workbench top of tempered hardboard without drilling holes in the top.
WOOD MAGAZINE #110 Dec 1998 (v.15#8) pg. 30

Simple system for attaching a router pad to a workbench and storing it out of the way when not needed.
WOOD MAGAZINE #116 Aug 1999 (v.16#5) pg. 30
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #122 Mar 2000 (v.17#2) pg. 6

Tip on attaching a flip-up non-slip sanding mat to your workbench.
WOODSMITH #125 Oct 1999 (v.21) pg. 4

Tip on using bubble wrap to pad a workbench in order to protect a finished work piece while working on the reverse side.
WOODWORKER Feb 1990 (v.94#2) pg. 163

Auxiliary workbench. A supplementary work surface fits into holes drilled in the top of a workbench and provides a raised surface to which work pieces can be clamped.
WOODWORKER Aug 1995 (v.99#8) pg. 82

Tip on attaching a roller-style window shade to one end of workbench to protect it from paint or stain.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1998 (v.22#5) pg. 8