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How to Make a Router Sled to Flatten Slabs

How to Make a Router Sled to Flatten Slabs: Hi! I'm Matt. Follow along as I make a router sled/slab flattening mill. This is a great way to flatten work pieces that are too large to fit in a standard planer, drum sander or benchtop CNC. With just 1/2 sheet of plywood and my router, I was able…

On-the-mark circ-saw jig

Try your hand with a jig that delivers accuracy for left- or right-bladed saws.


Simple jigs for sanding small pieces of wood

Jigs for sanding small items. In this video I will be making two simple jigs to help with sanding small items. You will have steady, comfortable and safe gri...

Stow-Away Sawhorses

Clever knock-down sawhorse design saves space.

Box Joint Jig Plans — Darbin Orvar

This is a 19 page complete plan with drawings and cut list to build the Box Joint Jig attachment for the Cross-Cut Sled I made on my YouTube Channel. It includes everything you need, except the wood, screws and saw. Even though I originally designed it for my Dewalt 745 I have since modified it t

How To Make A Box Joint Jig

Welcome back everyone. Recently I have become a little obsessed with making box or finger joints. I decided that I wanted to build a changing table for my so...

Scissor Bench - Adjustable Height, Motorized Workstation

Scissor Bench - Adjustable Height, Motorized Workstation: I salvaged an old drive motor from a lift chair I replaced for my father. The chair was junk but the motor and drive was still working fine. So I removed the chair elements and kept the motor and actuator. I wanted to make a scissor style lift w…

Multi-Use Tablesaw Rip Fence - FineWoodworking

In this short video, learn how supercharge your tablesaw with a rip fence that performs a wide variety of tasks more easily and safely than your standard fence.

AW Extra 2/20/14 - The Ultimate Shop-Built Crosscut Sled | Popular Woodworking Magazine

By Travis Larson A good tablesaw sled makes perfect crosscuts easy, accurate and very safe. In addition, a well-designed sled can be used for bevel cuts, dadoes and with a few shop-made jigs…

Thin Strip Jig for the Table Saw

Thin Strip Jig for the Table Saw: So at the time of making this jig I knew I was going to need to cut A LOT of thin strips of wood for a big project. And this jig does the job great! It allows you to cut as many strips of wood that are the same thickness as you can. All without movi…

Jig Journal: Shop-made Saw Vise | Popular Woodworking Magazine

A must-have device for sharpening saws. By Robert W. Lang Pages: 52-53 From the June 2010 issue #183 Buy this issue now One of the cardinal rules of woodworking…

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The Ultimate Table Saw Fence

The Ultimate Table Saw Fence: Hi,I've made a new fence for my table saw out of hardwood, its in the Biesemeyer style.I built it on a 300 mm x 50 mm Aluminium angle.Please look at my youtube video on blade alignment where I've explained wedging a straight edge in the mitre channe…

7 Table Saw Jointing Jig Plans: Straight Edge, No Jointer

13 Dirt-Simple Woodworking Jigs You Need

Woodworking jigs ensure that cuts are straight, holes are plumb and parts are square - among other things. Jigs are worth the time it takes.