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How to Make a Circle-Cutting Jig

Use these step-by-step instructions to make a jig that will cut circles through wood or any other material.

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Top 46 Jigs Projects

  1. 1. How to Make a Jig for Cutting Dado Joints

    Routing dado joints can be a nuisance when making several at a time. This simple homemade jig can make the job easier and more accurate...

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 2. Artisans (20:00)

    Chris highlights tools to bring out your artistic side.

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

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

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

    This jig makes custom dovetail joinery easy for any woodworker.

  5. 5. Tapering Jig for a Table Saw (05:23)

    Fabricate your own tapering jig with tips from host David Thiel.

  6. 6. High Tech (20:00)

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

  7. 7. Using a Crosscut Jig

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

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

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

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

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

  10. 10. How To Use a Radius-Cutting Jig

    The jig cuts perfect radii with a router using a swinging arm.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  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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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  12. 12. Smart Select Jig Saw (01:32)

    Takes the guesswork out of sawing with its easy-to-use adjustment dial.

  13. 13. Viewer Jig: Board Center Finder

    Host David Thiel shows how to make a jig that can easily help find and mark the center of a board.

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  14. 14. Skil Orbital Jig Saw (00:01:45)

    This jig features a laser guide and rotating blade that lightens your load.

  15. 15. 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
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