Here are seven great ways to make your three most-used power tools more accurate, more versatile and a lot more fun. They include circular saw jigs, drill jigs, and router jigs. Just scroll down the page for all the information.
Cutting on-the-money rabbets for half-lap joints with a portable circular saw and handheld router is a breeze with this two-in-one jig.
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.
While installing the hand rail on my newly constructed deck, I found that the 45 degree miters I had so carefully cut did not fit tightly together. As it turned out, a variation in the deck meant that the boards came together at an angle slightly less than 90 degree. Here is handy circular saw jig for squaring up miter corners.
Build the circular saw crosscut jig shown on the right with just a few tools using scraps laying around your shop!
A circular saw usually comes in pretty handy when working on outdoor projects. And one of the most common techniques it is useful for is cutting rabbets and dadoes in posts. This cutting jig will help make it that much easier.
Use this skillsaw cutting guide board to make straight cuts with a skillsaw, use an eight footer to rip sheets of plywood lengthwise and a four footer to cut across the sheet.