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182 Box Joint Jig is designed: for the router table

This box joint jig is …. designed to work in a standard router table. The pre-set insert plates make consistent 1/4”, 3/8” and 1/2” box joints. You simply insert the appropriate router bit and offset template for the size of box joint required. I would suggest having three sacrificial fences to avoid tear-out. The jig […]

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185 Updated Tapering Jigs

There is always a better way 🙂 The design of these tapering jigs allow for more flexibility and ease of use. The plan now includes details for both a 30″ and a 36″ version. Follow the plans to build this jig for about $15.00 in hardware and a couple of pieces of good quality plywood […]

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097 Pocket Hole Jig PDF Plan

Shop-made Pocket Hole Jig Avoid the high cost of commercially made a pocket hole jig when you can make your own for a fraction of the cost. As convenient as these jigs can be some people just can’t justify spending over a hundred or even two hundred dollars for the Cadillac version. I found a […]

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A Scratch Stock

Scratch Stock Holder I realize that making and using a scratch stock to shape a special profile is not new, as a matter of fact it’s been around a lot longer than I have (and that’s quite a while) but this week was the first time I have had the need for such a tool. […]

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036 Table Saw Tenon Jig

Not to be confused with a tenoning jig This simple table saw tenon jig creates accurate repeatable tenons with a hassle free setup. It is basically a crosscut sled that has a fine adjust feature and attaches to your miter gauge. Using your dado blade this little jig makes accurate work of cutting tenons on your […]

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117 Wheelbarrow

Wooden Wheelbarrow + Bonus – Bandsaw Circle Jig Included This wheelbarrow is a fun practical project that will offer a few challenges to build. In order to make the front wheel for the wheelbarrow you will need to cut nicely rounded circles. To help you accomplish the perfect circles I have included a circle cutting […]

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100 Mortising Jig

The Mortising Jig This plan 100 mortising jig is the easiest way to create mortises in the ends or sides of rails and stiles. The jig was designed to make use of shop-made floating (loose) tenon joinery. When mounted on your workbench it provides a stable accurate platform to rout your mortises on the ends […]

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094 Box Joint Jig w/ Micro Adjust

Each time I build a project that requires box (finger) joints I scab together a quick jig anf have at it.. I guess I have been lucky as it works most of the time. However I found out that you have to be more accurate especially on wide panels. My last project required a box […]

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086 Free Radius Template Jig

Corner Routing Template A simple jig for flush trimming corners of your project simple swivel the alignment blocks, mark your corner, rough cut the radius, and then flush trim using the jig (template) PDF Download HERE      Save Save Save Save Save

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083 Dual Purpose Jig (Free)

This jig will provide clean accurate cuts with the circular saw or router Download for FREE Dual Jig Plan Save Save Save Save Save Save