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The best jigs & fixtures for your woodshop
Popular Woodworking Books (Firm)
First edition.
Publication Information:
Cincinnati, Ohio : Popular Woodworking Books, [2004]

Physical Description:
128 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
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Includes index.
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Popular woodworking.
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TT186 .B473 2004 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize

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Expand the scope of your woodworking with easy solutions

The Editors of Popular Woodworking bring you a compilation of the 37 best jigs and fixtures for your woodshop. In this book you'll find innovative, clever and simple solutions to building dilemmas that are otherwise complex or impossible.

Complete instructions along with detailed photos and diagrams guide you through each project and its use. Charts listing the materials needed to create each jig or fixture are included in an easy-to-read format.

This comprehensive guide is full of fun and useful information that makes your woodworking safe and uncomplicated.

Includes these great projects:

Compound miter fixture for the table saw Dovetail fixture for the table saw Jointer for the table saw Table saw powered by circular saw Table saw sled with adjustable stop Jig for routing circles Self-centering router jig Supersimple dado-and-rabbet jig Chisel-sharpening jig Dovetail jig Drill press table Tilting table for the drill press Auxiliary band saw table Circle-cutting fixture for the band saw Blast gate for a shop vacuum Microadjustable support stand Sandpaper-cutting jig

Table of Contents

Table Saw
1 Compound Miter Fixture for the Table Sawp. 8
2 Dovetail Fixture for the Table Sawp. 15
3 Jointer for the Table Sawp. 18
4 Microadjustable Finger-Joint Jigp. 20
5 Multipurpose Saw Sledp. 23
6 Panel-Cutting Sledp. 27
7 Table Saw Powered by a Circular Sawp. 31
8 Table Saw Sled With Adjustable Stopp. 34
9 Tapering Fixturep. 36
10 Tenoning Fixturep. 38
11 Adjustable Router Basep. 41
12 Face-Routing Systemp. 43
13 Jig for Routing Circlesp. 45
14 Jig for Routing Ellipsesp. 47
15 Self-Centering Router Jigp. 49
16 Shop-Made Router Guidesp. 52
17 Supersimple Dado-and-Rabbet Jigp. 58
18 Router Plane and Beaderp. 61
Hand Tools
19 Chisel-Sharpening Jigp. 65
20 Dovetail Jigp. 67
21 Scrap Wood Scraper Planep. 71
22 Shooting Boardp. 75
23 Very Scary Sharpp. 77
Drill Press
24 Drill Press Tablep. 81
25 Mortising Fixturep. 86
26 Tilting Table for the Drill Pressp. 88
Band Saw
27 Auxiliary Band Saw Tablep. 90
28 Band-Sawn Pencil Postsp. 93
29 Circle-Cutting Fixture for the Band Sawp. 96
Miter Saw
30 Ultimate Miter Saw Standp. 98
31 Blast Gate for a Shop Vacuump. 104
32 Clamp Assistp. 109
33 Cold Bending the Wright Wayp. 112
34 Microadjustable Support Standp. 115
35 Sandpaper-Cutting Jigp. 119
36 Shim-Making Fixturep. 121
37 Two Versions of a Beam Compassp. 123
Suppliersp. 127
Indexp. 128