Workshop and Jig Plans
Create a custom insert
to protect sharp edges.
Many jigs and fixtures have wing nuts for making adjustments without wrenches.
In a short evening, you can turn a few scraps of wood into an accurate, easy-to-use layout tool.
I used to dread using my adjustable circle cutter until I devised this simple fixture.
Using perforated hardboard and a self-centering bit provides an accurate way to drill shelf-support holes while protecting the hardboard’s holes from enlarging from wear.
Before turning narrow pieces, such as chess pieces or dowels, between centers, it's easier on the