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Simple Plunge Router Mortising Jig

A Simple Plunge Router Mortising Jig

In preparation for the mortising I have to do for the Craftsman Coffee Table project I’m working on I built this simple plunge router mortising jig: Although there are quite few different plans and ideas for building a mortising jig, as well as commercial jigs available, I chose this one because it’s quite simple and […]

The Perfect Picture Framer Jig

The Perfect Picture Framer Jig

Looking for the perfect picture framer jig? I mentioned in the last post that making the angles for the picture frames was rather easy using a miter jig so I thought I’d post a bit more info about the jig. The problem with cutting 45 degree angles is that if your table saw is out […]

bandsaw circle cutting jig

Bandsaw Circle Cutting Jig

I finally got around to creating a bandsaw circle cutting jig today. This was spurred on by my recent purchase of a couple of bowl blocks that I needed to cut round. The process was quite simple. I cut a piece of 3/4″ plywood 8″ longer and a bit wider than the saw table. Then […]