Full-Service Mitersaw Station
Build a stand that supports the workpiece and catches the
Simple steps make your saw sing.
8 All-Star Router Jigs
Make your tool a multi-tasker with this problem-solving
Joinery Made Simple: How to Harness Pocket-Hole Muscle
Master the details of this simple, strong joint and sidestep clamping time...and the need for a helper. TWO THOUSAND YEARS AGO, Egyptian woodworkers figured out how to clamp two boards together, drill an angled hole through both, and insert a dowel to make a powerful joint. Two decades ago, when Iowa tool and die maker Craig Sommerfeld sought an effective way to attach face frames to cabinets while hiding the screw heads, he used his engineering skills to revisit the joinery method, creating his now famous pocket-hole jig.
A Cinch to Clinch
Our simple, inexpensive toggle clamps hold your work in a tight grip. Make several at once and apply them liberally to improve your shop-made jigs.
Mission Style Frames Minus the Miters
Only your imagination will limit the picture frame variations you can make with this useful project - made easier with a special jig.
Folding Miter Saw Table
As most woodworkers know, it is difficult to use a miter saw without some sort of table to support the workpiece and restrain the saw. In many large workshops, you’ll find a miter saw against a long wall, with a work surface at the same height as the saw's bed. But for most of us, this isn’t an option because of space constraints.
A Flat-Out Simple Solution for True Blue Glue-ups
Few woodworking tasks are more frustrating than gluing up and clamping a large, flat panel. For hassle-free tabletops the rest of your woodworking life, invest a few hours in building this nifty jig.