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    Simple Sanding Jig Solves a Big Problem on Custom Box

    It’s fairly common to mount hinges in a box with the hinge barrel being located in such a way that it is bisected by the box side.

    by StartWoodworking | May 15, 2014
    Easy, Accurate Reference Marks for Stopped Router-Table Cuts

    The tricky part about making stopped dadoes or mortises at the router table is knowing where to start and/or stop your cut. Here's a simple trick that will take out all of the guesswork.

    by StartWoodworking | April 30, 2014
    Simple Wedge Keeps Vise from Racking

    A bench vise is a great asset to your workbench. It can help secure your work for a variety of different applications.

    by StartWoodworking | April 3, 2014
    Tapered Legs with a Circular Saw

    While browsing the wide array of woodworking jig ideas uploaded by readers of Fine Woodworking magazine to our sister site, FineWoodworking.com<

    by Ed_Pirnik | October 24, 2013
    Formal Vanity

    This Formal Vanity was built using Alder wood.  It was commissioned by Barry Mathis, Architect.  

    by Martyweck | October 23, 2013
    Build a Flush-Trim Base for Your Router

    Most woodworkers are inveterate tinkerers.

    by Ed_Pirnik | April 17, 2013
    Accurate Cuts on Long Workpieces

    The simple stop block—when coupled with a well-built crosscut sled—excels at making repeatable cuts to a consistent length.

    by sfuda | April 3, 2013
    by zuzaraden | January 13, 2013

    I make 6 of them for my bar. Are excellent for outdoor or indoor use and perfect for a patio bar. 

    by chatito | November 17, 2012
    Build the Ultimate Picture Framing Jig

    As simple as they may seem, picture frames can prove

    by StartWoodworking | November 1, 2012
    Major blunders of kitchen remodeling

    Have you thought of Kitchen cabinets online remodeling with your own ideas?

    by RickHardcastle | April 30, 2012
    Box Joint Jig Handles Drawer Joinery with Ease

    Learn how to build and use a clever tablesaw jig for perfect box joints.

    by StartWoodworking | April 19, 2012
    Simple Stop Block Keeps the Dust Out

    A stop block is perhaps one of the most common shop devices used in woodworking.

    by Ed_Pirnik | February 2, 2012
    Drill Guide for Super-Straight Holes

    Recently, while building a Shaker writing table, I needed to drill dowel holes in the front faces of my table's legs, after the table

    by Ed_Pirnik | November 9, 2011
    Woodworking without a Tablesaw

    Learn how to build basic furniture projects without a tablesaw.

    by Ed_Pirnik | October 26, 2011

    I designed this holder tray to display some old pewter shot glasses and build it using some old door jamb material salvaged from a reno of a nineteen sixties house.

    by skex | July 29, 2011
    Refinement to a simple jig

    I loved seeing my jig design for cutting miter spline slots used in making Ed Pirnik's Beaufiful Re

    by DougStowe | July 8, 2011

    Made from Hard Maple and Purple heart

    by jvelez | April 12, 2011
    thin strip jig
    by jvelez | April 11, 2011
    How to Make and Use a Mini Miter Block

    My father often reminded me to use the "right tool for the right job." He was right and over time that wisdom developed into many jigs in my shop.

    by Troy_Bouffard | March 10, 2011