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How to Cut an Octagon on a Table Saw

A mathematical formula and a jig can help create a perfect octagon. Use these steps to make a jig that guides a table saw to rip off th...

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Top 48 Jigs Projects

  1. 1. Leigh Dovetail Jig (01:11)

    Leigh Super Jigs offer extraordinary jointmaking capability.

  2. 2. Whimsical Playroom for Two (06:16)

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

  3. 3. Cutting Perfect Stringers (02:12)

    Create perfect stairway stringers with this efficient method.

  4. 4. Porter Cable Omnijig (03:19)

    This jig makes custom dovetail joinery easy for any woodworker.

  5. 5. 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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  6. 6. Using a Crosscut Jig

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

  7. 7. Black & Decker Handisaw (00:57)

    Don't let the size fool you! This saw makes light work of heavy projects.

  8. 8. Inventive Ball Drilling Jig (03:36)

    Fabricate a jig for drilling perfectly centered holes in wooden balls.

  9. 9. High Tech (20:00)

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

  10. 10. Pockethole Jig Joinery Tips (00:01:00)

    Learn how to use a pockethole jig to build an ultra strong outdoor pergola.

  11. 11. How to Make Fluted Panels on a Table Saw

    Use a table saw to make intricate cuts on wood. A special jig makes it fairly easy to create fluted panel cuts with a table saw.

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    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  12. 12. 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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    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  13. 13. How To Use A Tenoning Jig

    This mini-course demonstrates how to use a tenoning jig.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  14. 14. How to Use Jigs With a Drill Press

    The drill press can reduce the work involved in plenty of jobs, but it needs help every now and then. DIY experts show how the two jigs...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  15. 15. Great Jig Shortcut (03:26)

    Make your own cross-cut sled jig to add more stability to your table saw.

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