Some wizened old woodworker once said: "the difference between a good woodworker and a great one is the ability to fix mistakes." No woodworker, no matter how experienced, can avoid making the occasional blunder in the workshop. Any craftsman can drop a workpiece, blow out a chunk of end grain, or miss the mark when drilling or mortising for hinges. But while these mistakes may set your project back a bit, there's no reason to throw in the chisel and call it quits.

In this short video, Fine Woodworking editors offer a few of their very own solutions for common woodworking mistakes.