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Top 48 Jigs Projects

  1. 31. 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
  2. 32. How to Make a Jig for Curved Cuts

    Learn how to make this jig made of wiggle board that makes curved cuts in wood.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  3. 33. Porter Cable Omnijig (03:19)

    This jig makes custom dovetail joinery easy for any woodworker.

  4. 34. How to Construct a Shooting Board for Miter Cuts

    A shooting board must be made with meticulous precision. Follow these step-by-step instructions.

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  5. 35. 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. 36. 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
  7. 37. Radius Router Jig (02:57)

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

  8. 38. Pockethole Jig Joinery Tips (00:01:00)

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

  9. 39. Leigh Dovetail Jig (01:11)

    Leigh Super Jigs offer extraordinary jointmaking capability.

  10. 40. How to Use Jigs With a Drill Press

    The drill press can reduce the work involved in plenty of jobs, but it needs help every now and then. DIY experts show how the two jigs...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  11. 41. Uniform Hole Spacing on a Drill Press

    Follow these step-by-step instructions for constructing a jig to ensure evenly-spaced holes when drilling.

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  12. 42. 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...

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  13. 43. 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
  14. 44. 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
  15. 45. 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

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