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Joinery hints, tips, and tricks to help you build better projects.


Table Saw Crosscut Sled Finger Joint Jig

A crosscut sled makes cutting so much easier and more accurate that many woodworkers have one on their saw practically … Read More

Biscuit Joiner Spline Slots

Instead of building a cradle jig for your table saw to make decorative splines, try this addition to your biscuit … Read More

Troubleshooting Tips For Your Jointer: Tapered Cuts

If your jointer is giving you fi ts, try a few of these remedies for some common jointer ailments. Read More

Perfect-Fitting Finger Joints: Making The Joints

Attractive and strong, fi nger joints are also easy to make with nothing more than a shop-made table saw jig … Read More

Making Doors With Rail & Stile Bits: Getting Ready

Whether it’s kitchen cabinets or an entertainment center, a set of router bits offers an easy way to make the … Read More

Case Construction With Dovetails: Dovetail Layout

For long-lasting case construction, the tried and true dovetail joint can’t be beat. Read More

Tips For Creating A Mitered Bridle Joint: Making The Joint

A table saw and a simple, shop-made jig are all you need to make strong, tight-fi tting miter joints. Read More

Stops for Making Mortises

These stops that attach to your router table fence work perfectly for making hinge mortises. Read More

Rabbets with a Jointer

Flattening faces and jointing edges are the main jobs of a jointer, but that's not all it can do. Take … Read More

Kreg Jig and Clamp Holder

Using a pocket hole jig speeds up the construction of a project. Find a place to set up the jig? … Read More

Pocket Hole Jig & Clamp Holder

Using a pocket hole jig speeds up the construction of a project. Find a place to set up the jig? … Read More

Pocket Hole Jig Station

Assembling a project with pocket screws requires more than just a jig. This reader-submitted project center creates a portable work … Read More

Cutting Long Finger Joints

Here's an easy way to tackle making some extra-long finger joint. You do it with a combination of your table … Read More

Table Saw Tenons

The phrase “more than one way to skin a cat” is certainly overused. But when it comes to cutting tenons … Read More

Orderly Board Sizing

Squaring up stock is one of those tasks that it's easy to lose track of what work has been done … Read More