Woodworking jigs ensure that cuts are straight, holes are plumb and parts are square—among many other things. And jigs are worth the time it takes to make them because you'll use them over and over again for years.
Most tablesaw jigs for cutting finger joints (also called box joints) mount to the miter gauge and must be tweaked every time they are reattached. I took a different approach, making a simple sled to cut one size of fingers. The finger joint jig ensures repeatable cuts without tweaking, and it rides in the miter slot
A Much Safer Table Saw Taper Jig: My neighbour who knows I do a bit of woodworking asked me to cut some angles in some wood, he is making a dovecote. To do it properly I made an angle jig... or at least I thought I had made it properly, I posted a picture of it on a woodworking Re…
Clean, tight-fitting joints are the name of the game when applying molding and trim. Using a back saw and a right-sized miter box can get the job done in a short time. Find out just how easy this miter box is to make.