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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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Top 48 Jigs Projects

  1. 1. Butcher Block (04:25)

    Marc shows a homeowner how to build his own butcher-block countertops.

  2. 2. How to Make a Sanding Drum

    Unlike other sanding accessories, sanding drums can reach into curved corners and deep recesses. These instructions can turn a drill pr...

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 3. Using a Crosscut Jig

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

  4. 4. Kreg Jig K3 Master System (01:48)

    This guide creates holes for pocket joints to be joined with screws.

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

    Leigh Super Jigs offer extraordinary jointmaking capability.

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

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

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

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

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

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

  9. 9. 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
  10. 10. 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
  11. 11. 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
  12. 12. Great Jig Shortcut (03:26)

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

  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. Artisans (20:00)

    Chris highlights tools to bring out your artistic side.

  15. 15. 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
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