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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

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

Pocket Hole Jig Upgrade

A small, clamp-on pocket hole jig creates joints quickly and easily. Here's a way to make the jig even easier … Read More

Threaded Insert Jig

Threaded inserts open up opportunities for creating knock-down projects or adding hardware to shop-built jigs and fixtures. The key is … 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