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Jigs & Fixtures

We've compiled some of our best jigs and fixture that will make your time in the shop more productive.


Build Your Own Toggle Clamp

Make a wood toggle clamp from some wood scraps and simple hardware. Read More

Small Parts Shooting Board

This little jig along with your block plane will make perfect miters. Read More

Perfect Mortises With a Router Jig

A hand-held plunge router can be a great tool for cutting mortises. The key to precise results is guiding the … Read More

Flat Boards Without a Jointer

Unfortunately, warped boards are a challenge woodworkers encounter all too often, but we have a solution. Rod Reyes of My … Read More

Shop-made Chamfer Sander

This tool will let you ease the edges of your project with a consistent edge every time. Read More

Turning Rounds on the Table Saw

You can easily turn round work pieces on a lathe. However, not every woodworker owns a lathe, but that doesn’t … Read More

Five Minute Miter Box

This simple miter box makes cutting small pieces of wood safe and stress free. Read More

Router Leveling Jig

Flattening twisted and rough cut lumber is a breeze with this Jig. Read More

Workbench Upgrade: Bench Vise

An integrated face vise is a must-have for your workbench, but when you’re working on small or detailed parts an … Read More

Rolling Center Finder

Find the center of your workpiece quickly with this simple shop-made jig. Read More

Make Your Own Dentil Molding

With a simple jig for the table saw, you can create custom-designed molding that's a perfect match for your projects. Read More

Concealed Hinge Jig-It

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Shop-Built Drill Press Edge Sander

A full-size, dedicated edge sander is a nice luxury to have in your shop — if you have the space. … Read More

Plunge Router Mortising Jig

This jig lets you make mortises with your plunge router. It clamps to your workbench at a height that's easy … Read More

Build a Precision Crosscut Sled

This table saw sled has a versatile fence and expanding base that allows it to make accurate and chip-free crosscuts … Read More