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Setting Up and Using the Router Jig

When it comes to cutting mortises, I usually drill overlapping holes and clean up the sides with a chisel. But while drilling the mortises for the plant stand in Woodsmith No. 147, I started thinking about ideas for a mortising jig to use with a router. What's great about this jig is that it can easily handle mortises on the ends of straight or mitered workpieces for loose tenons. In this Online Extra, you'll learn how to set up and use this router jig.

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