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goof-proof

1. verb To make something difficult to ruin or spoil. With all the mishaps so far, I see that you guys didn't exactly goof-proof this plan, huh?
2. adjective Describing something that has been made difficult to ruin or spoil. With all the mishaps so far, I see that your brilliant plan isn't exactly goof-proof, huh?
3. adjective Describing something that is difficult to misuse or make a mistake with. Clear nail polish is goof-proof—I don't trust myself to paint my own nails with anything else!

goof-proof

1. mod. foolproof; not subject to misuse. This scheme is not goof-proof, but it’s pretty sound.
2. tv. to make something foolproof; to take action to see that something cannot be misused. See if this can be goof-proofed by Monday evening.
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When you're cutting shapes, no band saw or jigsaw can match the goof-proof accuracy of a pattern bit; just make a template from MDFandlet the bearing guide the bit Or run the bearing.
If you're a beginner, sheer textures are much easier to work with and more goof-proof than really dense, opaque formulas.
takes things one step further with its Cover Girl brand, offering not only the paint (iridescent pastel blue, pink and pearl) in a handy applicator tube but also adhesive goof-proof stencils that consumers just fill in with color.
The only tricky part is cutting the hole for the router plate, so this article will focus on a goof-proof method for that.
Self-leveling compound is almost goof-proof, but there are two big pitfalls.
This method is goof-proof as well as fast: If you make a division error, you'll know right away--the marks won't even be close to each other.
And such new goof-proof hair color products as Clairol Inc.
1 Determine the divider height the goof-proof way: Measure from a scrap of plywood to the saw bed's surface.
After removing the grout (Photos 1 and 2), the regrouting process is simple and pretty goof-proof.
This is a great tool, specifically designed to make a sometimes tricky do-it-yourself project goof-proof.
It's virtually goof-proof, but contains solvents, so wear a painting respirator that has a charcoal filter and ventilate the room well when you spread it.