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Using a jig is like having a couple extra hands helping out. Show us your jigs, share your tips, strategies and, of course, questions.

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408 days ago by a1Jim

Hi GangI had a student ask how I stored my pipe clamps and I showed them what...

40 400 days ago
View OhioMike's profile

Magnetic dial indicator holder for bandsaw fence

401 days ago by OhioMike

I finally got around to building an easy-to use dial indicator holder for my ...

4 401 days ago
View Cole Tallerman's profile

Why would I ever need a thin rip jig?

411 days ago by Cole Tallerman

I see homemade ones and just watched a video from rockler. They say that it k...

15 404 days ago
View gfadvm's profile

Rout Patron Hinges Safely

780 days ago by gfadvm

David and I have been working on this and yesterday the solution ...

15 405 days ago
View ttewelca's profile

a strange jig idea.

414 days ago by ttewelca

Hello everyone, I work at a furniture shop; I don’t make the stuff u...

11 410 days ago
View shipwright's profile

Steam Powered Box Factory

418 days ago by shipwright

This video has popped up a few places recently but I haven’t seen it he...

26 410 days ago
View SCOTSMAN's profile

router/spindle moulder fence alternative???

417 days ago by SCOTSMAN

I am thinking of making a new router table and like the lok of this router/sp...

7 416 days ago
View slickSqueegie's profile

Shop Made Bench Vice

1004 days ago by slickSqueegie

Hello all Im new here and wanted to say hello first.. I have been needing ...

6 420 days ago
View badass's profile

My Take on a cyclone Dust collector

450 days ago by badass

Made from a 5 gallon water jug and a 20 ltr Shopvac, the barrel was given to ...

3 422 days ago
View trippcasey's profile

New Manufactured Jig Question

430 days ago by trippcasey

I bought a “new” tenon jig from a guy on CL. Its a woodriver #144...

11 429 days ago
View Prometheus451's profile

Your thoughts on my crosscut sled design?

429 days ago by Prometheus451

While designing my crosscut sled, I was worried about the ability to use vari...

7 429 days ago
View crank49's profile

Any suggestions on best thickness for workbench top for use with holdfasts

430 days ago by crank49

I have a bench I built about 3 years ago that is made of 4 layers of 3/4 plyw...

7 429 days ago
View Ton80's profile

Set up for Porter Cable 4213 template when cutting box joints

432 days ago by Ton80

Hello, I searched G for info on this but came up with nothing so I figure ...

6 430 days ago
View PittsburghTim's profile

Alternate use for inlay kit

442 days ago by PittsburghTim

I am in the process of installing a leg vise on my workbench and it came time...

1 442 days ago
View AngieO's profile

Finally got me a little band saw... What are your favorite jigs or recommended jigs?

447 days ago by AngieO

Well… Been playing in the shop. Moving things around. Making a little s...

18 442 days ago
View dmmflys's profile

Space-Saving Double-Duty Tablesaw Workbench

457 days ago by dmmflys

Has anyone built the Space-Saving Double-Duty Tablesaw Workbench from Wood ma...

3 444 days ago
View Reaper417's profile

Larger Router Face Plate

444 days ago by Reaper417

Hey guys I have a question for you.I want to make a larger face plate for my ...

2 444 days ago
View dschlic1's profile

Material for TS crosscut sled

446 days ago by dschlic1

I would like some advice on material to use for a large crosscut sled on my t...

7 445 days ago
View Mark Shultz's profile

Cross cut vs Osborn gauge

445 days ago by Mark Shultz

I have an Osborn miter gauge. its great. but i see so many folks raving abo...

5 445 days ago
View Julian's profile

Rotary table for routing

448 days ago by Julian

I am looking for a way to fabricate a simple rotary table; similar to a rotar...

2 446 days ago

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