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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

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

Secret to Gap-Free Joints

Combine a hand plane and a miter gauge from the table saw to create a way to trim parts to … Read More

Top-Notch Tenons

Here's an easy technique for building your hand tool skills and making tight-fitting joints. Read More

Cut a Mortise on the Table Saw

Making mortises on your table saw is fast, easy, and accurate with the right approach. Read More

Dovetail Jig Secrets

All it takes to get great-looking, tight-fitting joints is spending a little time to dial in the proper setup. Read More

Super Strong Miters

A miter joint looks great but isn't the strongest option. But you can strengthen your miter joints with this easy … Read More