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Top 46 Jigs Projects

  1. 16. Great Jig Shortcut (03:26)

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

  2. 17. How to Make a Drilling Guide Block with Bushings

    Host David Thiel shows how to build a jig for installing decorative dowels into box corners. Adding dowels in mitered corners adds stre...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 18. 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 ...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 19. Whimsical Playroom for Two (06:16)

    See how the designers brighten a playroom with a trio of fun projects.

  5. 20. High Tech (20:00)

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

  6. 21. 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:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 22. 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 ...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 23. Use Jig in Mounting Hardware (00:01:00)

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

  9. 24. 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
  10. 25. 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...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  11. 26. Inventive Ball Drilling Jig (03:36)

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

  12. 27. 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
  13. 28. 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. 29. 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 ...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  15. 30. 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.

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

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