Woodworking Jigs Videos

Bulletproof Table Saw Fence Upgrade / Jig Modification for L-Fence on Table Saw

Making jigs safer and easier to use means they will probably get used more often, although with this table saw jig L-Fence or Duplicating Jig, It seems to be my new "go-to" jig for many custom cuts, so adding a new CLEAR top to it will make it even easier to see what is going on under the fence.

Watch it on Youtube: https://youtu.be/H6py4ujOvLs

I started off with a cut-off sheet of Lexan or bulletproof plastic from a local supplier. They even had it on a half off because they have so many cut-off pieces to get rid of they have discounted down, which is good because I can use a few different pieces ...

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MAGNETIC Table Saw Bowl Jig / How to Make a Wooden Bowl Without a Lathe!

Circling back to the Wobble Blade or Adjustable Dado blade as it is more accurately called, and because of its small diameter or 7 inches, it lends itself to making things that most other blades cannot do ... like coves and bowls, not to mention decent dados.

Watch it on Youtube: https://youtu.be/RRy8lxCoLag

My attempt at making these bowls, was actually for making concaves for nesting boxes for cavity-nesting birds, and a video that I first made about 12 or so years, then another update a few years after that where I used the fence on the table saw as the anchor ... which worked for that saw, but for my newer saw it was not quite as convenient so I devised a new jig to do the job along with some new techniques for trimming bowls ...

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RE-BUILD - Router Table Box Joint Jig

Many years ago I said that if you want to impress another woodworker, make a dovetail joint ... if you want to impress everyone else you can make box joints, and that is still true today. Most people cannot tell the difference and to an untrained eye, box joints and dovetail joints look pretty much the same, but box joints are much easier to make, and using a router means you can make very fine joints.

Watch it on Youtube: https://youtu.be/EzjG4bSrako

I first made this jig as a concept, I wanted to see if the same Lynn Sabin plans that created this jig well over 20 years ago, could be adapted to the router table. And it worked ... and it worked well. That jig I make many years ago worked fine so I didn't bother to make another ... until recently when I dug it out and found that some of the MDF and plywood that I used years ago, had cracked and the jig worked, but not smoothly. 

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Multi-Use Wood Router Base Plate

The router was a revolutionary invention in its day, and still does the job that most other tools cannot do even today. When we start adding an assortment of jigs and router tables to routers we make them even more versatile, and that's what this build and this jig is about, using a router to a greater potential.

Watch it on Youtube: https://youtu.be/yZielQL1ed8

A short time ago I made an experimental box based on a design I had rolling around in my head for a long time and finally got around to testing it and I was thrilled with the results ... 

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