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  1. Understanding Jigs and Fixtures

    Rockler thin rip table saw jig installed on saw

    Most woodworkers are familiar with jigs and fixtures, but in case you're not, they're handy devices that supplement woodworking tools and machinery, usually by helping guide stock or a tool through a cutting, drilling or other machining operation.

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  2. Making a Small Parts Mitering Jig

    Table saw miter cutting jig with t-track

    Working on small parts and thin stock takes a lot of care, this jig gives you a solid tool to keep your fingers safe and make the task smooth.

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  3. How to Use a Shooting Board?

    Planing a board fixed to a shooting board

    What is a shooting board and how is it used?

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  4. 6 Router Jigs Every Woodworker Needs

    These six innovative router jigs make your router or router table even more versatile. These 6 jigs make it possible for your router to cut tight box joints, perfect circles, beautiful dovetail joints, and more! Even a beginning woodworker will be able to safely and quickly produce professional results with these 6 Rockler Router Jigs.

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  5. 8 Best Table Saw Jigs

    table saw jigs

    The table saw is the centerpiece of many woodworking shops. This tool excels at ripping boards and cutting sheet stock to size. It is also very versatile when paired with the right jig. Rockler has designed several innovative table saw jigs that make your table saw safer and more useful. These are our favorite table saw jigs for woodworkers.

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  6. Making Furniture with Beadlock Floating Tenons

    beadlock jig and tenons

    In this week's Rockler demo, you'll learn how the new Beadlock Pro Jig makes it easy to create floating tenons when you're building furniture. The Beadlock system creates incredibly strong, totally concealed joints with only your hand drill. Just pop the included drilling guide into the jig in the ''A'' position to locate the initial holes, then slide it to the ''B'' position to drill the overlapping holes.

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  7. How to Make a Cribbage Board

    three cribbage boards

    Cribbage is a fun card game. It's easy to make a cribbage board with the Rockler Cribbage Board Drilling Templates . The acrylic cribbage templates let you drill hundreds of neat, precisely spaced holes in just minutes—making it easy to churn out cribbage boards for gifts or personal use. Just select the wood species of your choice and attach the templates.

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  8. How to Use the Rockler Router Fluting Jig

    Huy Huynh and fluting jig

    Repetitive flutes are a great way to add style to columns, molding or furniture parts, but machining them can be a true test of patience. The Rockler Router Fluting Jig makes it fast and easy to rout perfect flutes with even spacing — every time. In this demo video, Alabama Woodworker, Huy Huynh, demonstrates how to set up and use this jig.

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