Box Joint Techniques - Joinery Tips, Jigs and Techniques | WoodArchivist.com

Box Joint Techniques - Joinery Tips, Jigs and Techniques | WoodArchivist.com

How to Build Your Own Woodworking Jigs

How to Build Your Own Woodworking Jigs

Prior to SketchUp, I just made designs with pencil and paper and a couple of general computer applications that were not intended for furniture design.  I felt constrained, and the limitations of the tools were negatively affecting my designs.  I wanted to gain the efficiency of a “real design tool” that would allow me to work in three dimensions with a tool set that was purpose-built for detailed illustrations, so I finally made a commitment to learn SketchUp.

SketchUp for Woodworkers Guide - SketchUp Tutorial

Prior to SketchUp, I just made designs with pencil and paper and a couple of general computer applications that were not intended for furniture design. I felt constrained, and the limitations of the tools were negatively affecting my designs. I wanted to gain the efficiency of a “real design tool” that would allow me to work in three dimensions with a tool set that was purpose-built for detailed illustrations, so I finally made a commitment to learn SketchUp.

10 Dirt-Simple Woodworking Jigs You Need

10 Dirt-Simple Woodworking Jigs You Need

Right Angle Braces - Wood Mag Tip of the Day For each pair, start with a 12″ square of 3⁄4″ Baltic-birch plywood and cut it in half diagonally. Then cut notches for the clamps, above. You can vary sizes to suit larger or smaller projects. The braces help with more than glue-ups. Clamp a pair to a chest, above, to support the lid as you install hinges.

Right Angle Braces - Wood Mag Tip of the Day For each pair, start with a 12″ square of 3⁄4″ Baltic-birch plywood and cut it in half diagonally. Then cut notches for the clamps, above. You can vary sizes to suit larger or smaller projects. The braces help with more than glue-ups. Clamp a pair to a chest, above, to support the lid as you install hinges.

Cut perfect dado grooves with this jig. How to use your router and this jig for cutting dadoes. - Woodworker's Journal

Cut perfect dado grooves with this jig. How to use your router and this jig for cutting dadoes. - Woodworker's Journal

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