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

    Create perfect stairway stringers with this efficient method.

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

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

  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. How to Make a Multiple-Hole Jig

    Host David Thiel demonstrates how to make a jig that keeps shelf pegs neatly in a row.

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 7. 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
  8. 8. 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
  9. 9. 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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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 10. 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
  11. 11. Tapering Jig for a Table Saw (05:23)

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

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

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

  13. 13. How to Make a Tabletop Disassembly Jig

    When you're pulling apart a piece of furniture, it's hard not to damage the wood or the finish. Here's how to make a special jig that c...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  14. 14. Skil Orbital Jig Saw (00:01:45)

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

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

    This jig makes custom dovetail joinery easy for any woodworker.

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