Woodworking Jigs Videos

Make Your Own Wood Router Clamp!

Not every suggestion I receive ends up in a video, often because I just don't have the capacity, but sometimes because what was sent, for some reason it may look like I would need to make a prototype of it before I video that tip, jig, or project. Such was the case with the wood router clamp.

Watch it on Youtube: https://youtu.be/lJjsj4ZVoPo

I can't take credit for this idea, it was sent to me compliments of the nice folks at the Sunflower Woodworking Guild in the Wichita, Kansas region, who have so kindly kept me on their member's list and send me newsletters and other club notices. What I received were some pictures and some plans from which to get started ...  

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Colin Knecht's Jig and Workshop Updates!

I love holiday time, it gives me a period of uninterrupted time in the workshop to work on some new ideas and changes I have been putting off over the past several months. Sometimes they are experiments, often from suggestions to others that will hopefully lead to permanent solutions or processes.

Watch it on Youtube: https://youtu.be/q6I2wNa0BHs/a>

Many of these seem to lead to the table saw, and this episode is no different, but there are a few variables thrown in for variety ... 

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Woodworking Jigs for Making Perfect Half Lap Joints Every Time!

Of these 2 jigs, I use one a LOT the other, not as often, but both get used in my shop. The Assembly Jig is one of my top used jigs. I am always using it to hold my work square as I assemble then glue it together. The only real problem with the last ones I made, they seem to be too small as the projects and picture frames I make seem to get larger and larger ...

Watch it on Youtube: https://youtu.be/Bj0PK-MqroA

Time to upgrade the Assembly Jig with some new ideas to make this one last a bit longer and make it easier to use ...

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Save Your Back with this Plywood Dolly!

One of the reasons we make so many jigs in woodworking is to save ourselves from possible injury, and here is yet another woodworking appliance (some me call it a woodworking jig) that can go a long way to saving injury to your back from lifting heavy sheet goods like Plywoods, MDF and Strand-Board.

Watch it on Youtube: https://youtu.be/S3MuakPtqqQ

Many years ago I saw a picture of the item that looked similar to this which I saved, I can't remember where I saw the picture but I recall there were no dimensions or any indications of woods, etc, but it looked fairly simple to make ... boy was I wrong ...  

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