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How to Make a Sanding Jig

It can be difficult and dangerous to sand small pieces with a palm sander. This jig is a safe and simple way to sand and hold a wooden ...

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Top 48 Jigs Projects

  1. 1. Smart Select Jig Saw (01:32)

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

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

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

  3. 3. 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...

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 4. 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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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  5. 5. 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
  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. Artisans (20:00)

    Chris highlights tools to bring out your artistic side.

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

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

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

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

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

    This jig makes custom dovetail joinery easy for any woodworker.

  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. 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
  14. 14. Skil Orbital Jig Saw (00:01:45)

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

  15. 15. High Tech (20:00)

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

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