Here is a look at a few simple homemade tools and jigs that can prove useful on all sorts of DIY projects. Router and circular saw guides, as well qs a few push sticks. A jig is an accessory used in woodworking or metalworking that controls the movement or location of a tool.
Using Your Router
I have been using my hand-held router a lot lately. For one project, I had to rout some stopped dadoes. With this kind of cut (or when you have to rout any groove or profile near the edge of a piece) an edge guide is almost a necessity. Here is how to make this router edge guide.