Category Archives: Shop-made Jigs

Useful jigs for safety and performance

002 Edge Banding Trim Jig: Router Table Jig

Edge Banding Trim JIG For anyone that uses sheet goods for their projects this Edge Banding Trim Jig solves the issue of cleaning up the real wood edge banding that you apply to cover the plywood edges. The jig is … Continue reading

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Making 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 … Continue reading

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Wheelbarrow + Jig #117

Wooden Wheelbarrow   Plus Bonus – Bandsaw Circle Jig 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 … Continue reading

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Design Service

Custom Design Service Available Do you have a special project in mind? I will work with you to develop a workable plan. The cost is totally dependent on the complexity of the project.  A custom design (plan) starts as low as:  $25.00 A typical project plan can … Continue reading

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Mortising Jig #100

    The Mortising Jig This 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 … Continue reading

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Pocket Hole Jig PDF Plan 097

Shop-made Pocket Hole Jig Avoid the high cost of commercially made a pocket hole jig and 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 … Continue reading

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Box Joint Jig w/ Micro Adjust #094

Adjustable Box Joint Jig Each time I build a project that requires box (finger) joints I scab together a quick jig and have at it. I guess I have been lucky as it works out most of the time however … Continue reading

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Free Radius Template Jig #086

Corner Routing Template (Jig) 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 HERE      Left click to … Continue reading

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083 Dual Purpose Jig (Free)

This jig will provide clean accurate cuts with the circular saw or router Share This:

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Dovetail Key Jig (FREE) #081

FREE Dovetail Key Jig A very basic built jig for your router table that will produce great results for that special box that you just created. Not only will this jig give you added strength to your mitre joints, the … Continue reading

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