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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. Smart Select Jig Saw (01:32)

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

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

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

  4. 4. Using a Crosscut Jig

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

  5. 5. High Tech (20:00)

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

  6. 6. Radius Router Jig (02:57)

    Building a jig for making radius cuts & profiles with a plunge router.

  7. 7. How to Cut Circles and Curves With a Router

    Learn how to use a router and a special jig to cut perfect circles and ovals.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  8. 8. Joining Tips for Perfect Joint (00:01:00)

    Joining technique quick tips help create a perfectly smooth finished joint.

  9. 9. Artisans (20:00)

    Chris highlights tools to bring out your artistic side.

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

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

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

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

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

    Create perfect stairway stringers with this efficient method.

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

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

  14. 14. 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
  15. 15. How to Make an Angle Jig

    Learn how to make a jig that helps drill holes at an angle on the drill press. The jig can be used for making pocket holes or angled ho...

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
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