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How to Construct a Shooting Board for Miter Cuts

A shooting board must be made with meticulous precision. Follow these step-by-step instructions.

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Top 48 Jigs Projects

  1. 1. Kreg Jig Essential Wood Tool (00:01:00)

    A kreg jig is a must when building custom doors to use on cabinets.

  2. 2. How to Bend Metal With a Jig

    A homemade jig can be used to bend sheet metal into almost any desired shape. Use these instructions to easily add beauty to a regular ...

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 3. Whimsical Playroom for Two (06:16)

    See how the designers brighten a playroom with a trio of fun projects.

  4. 4. EZ Pocket Hole Jig Kit (01:26)

    Create strong joints in minutes with the E-Z Pocket Hole Jig Kit.

  5. 5. How to Make a Straight Ball-Drilling Jig

    Drilling a straight hole into a wooden ball can be difficult. Use these step-by-step instructions to create a jig that'll make it easy ...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  6. 6. How to Make a Fence-Straddling Jig

    A homemade push-stick can help keep fingers away from the blade on a table saw. Use these instructions to easily make a stick that fits...

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    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 7. How to Make a Drilling Guide Block with Bushings

    Host David Thiel shows how to build a jig for installing decorative dowels into box corners. Adding dowels in mitered corners adds stre...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 8. Using a Crosscut Jig

    DIY host David Thiel explains tips for adding a crosscut table in order to cut large pieces of plywood.

  9. 9. Use Jig in Mounting Hardware (00:01:00)

    A simple jig assists in mounting cabinet hardware in the correct position.

  10. 10. How to Cut Molding Corners

    Host David Thiel demonstrates how to use a router coping jig for cutting molding corners.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  11. 11. Uniform Hole Spacing on a Drill Press

    Follow these step-by-step instructions for constructing a jig to ensure evenly-spaced holes when drilling.

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  12. 12. How to Make a Jig for Sanding Small Objects

    This jig is scaled to hold a small object so it can be sanded with a disc sander. The jig provides more control when shaping the piece ...

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  13. 13. High Tech (20:00)

    Host Chris Grundy checks out a selection of high-tech tools.

  14. 14. How to Cut Small Parts on a Table Saw

    Cutting small parts on a table saw can be a dangerous task. Create a jig that eliminates 99 percent of the danger by enabling users to ...

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  15. 15. How to Make a Miter-Saw Measuring Block

    Making repetitive miter cuts isn't always easy. Use these step-by-step instructions and learn how this special jig can help make accura...

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
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