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woodworking jigs and shop made tools

Make these jigs and tools to turn your workshop into a safer and more efficient woodworking environment. Have fun!


woodworking jigs and shop made tools

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Long wooden jointer plane available in White Oak, Maple, or Sapele | Scott Meek Woodworks. Beautiful pattern.

Long wooden jointer plane available in White Oak, Maple, or Sapele | Scott Meek Woodworks

scottmeekwoodworks.com

The pins are made from soft brass rod milled at the router table.

Krenov Style Planes

sawmillcreek.org

Krenov Style Planes

Krenov Style Planes

sawmillcreek.org

Tenon making jig for making your tenons fit the mortise you made perfectly!

Tenonmaker MAFE1 (Not a kerfmaker)

lumberjocks.com

Foot powered scroll saw

  • Darla Tagrin
    Darla Tagrin

    I'd like one. It looks like it's got a tiny drill or rotary tool, too.

A simple foot power grinder. There have been many versions of this concept through the years, but if you're thinking out of the box or indeed, off the grid, maybe?

A Simple Foot-Power Grinder

chestofbooks.com
  • Darla Tagrin
    Darla Tagrin

    I'm surprised someone hasn't started re-marketing these as combining exercise with utility, or, as you said, self-sufficiency.

JessEm™ Clear-Cut™ Router Table Stock Guides - Lee Valley Tools

Lee Valley Tools - Important Announcement

leevalley.com

Here are the components needed for the router fence guide wheels. Lee Valley stocks the DeStaco clamps.

When laying out the wheel mounting discs twist the wheel bracket screw holes 5 degrees from the crosshairs. This drives the workpiece tight to the fence as it glides over the bit resulting in cleaner cuts.

This jig, with ii's sllightly canted in wheels, pulls the workpiece into the fence like a feather board you don't have to set.

Cordless Tool Station

Cordless Tool Station Woodworking Plan

woodstore.net

To cut bolts to length with a hacksaw, I made a simple bolt-holding vise jig from a piece of scrap hardwood. After drilling a hole the length of the scrap, where shown, I cut partially through the center of the jig with my bandsaw. When tightened in a bench vise, those jaws pinch the bolt firmly for a wiggle-free cut. And here’s a trick to clear those threads that invariably get messed up during the cut: Thread a nut up the bolt before you cut; then remove it after. This cleans up any mashed ...

Cut bolts clean with no shredded threads

tips.woodmagazine.com

moxon vise hardware kit

I love this narrow workbench. I'm starting on mine soon!

The Naked Woodworker

lostartpress.com

Easy to build for yourself saw guides or buy from Evenfall Studios.

The Handsaw Mag Guide™ | Evenfall Studios

evenfallstudios.com

The disassembled view of the tool above provides a better sense of how the tool adapts to set angles and help you saw accurately. Setting it accurately is easy. It is like a sliding bevel for saws.

The Handsaw Mag Guide™ | Evenfall Studios

evenfallstudios.com

The Speedlathe™ for 12-inch Disc Sanders | Evenfall Studios

The Speedlathe™ for 12-inch Disc Sanders | Evenfall Studios

evenfallstudios.com

The Forstner Bit Squaring Guide™ | Evenfall Studios

The Forstner Bit Squaring Guide™ | Evenfall Studios

evenfallstudios.com

Easy to make Forstner bit guide is great for those without a drill press or when the work can't be brought to the press.

The Forstner Bit Squaring Guide™ | Evenfall Studios

evenfallstudios.com

Use this lab jack for a router lift with a 3hp plunge router and you'll have a powerful, adjustable and economical router table. I use a car jack for my old and heavy cast iron drill press table. Works great.

The Xtreme-Z-12 - Lab Jacks

labjacks.com

Auxiliary sled for dead accurate miter joints

Exploded view of table saw sled design

Miter Sled

Tool Info Forum :: View topic - Need TS sled plans

freeyabb.com

This pvc pipe tip could work for convex and concave applications. Just glue the sandpaper to the side you need.

Pro Tips for Using Varnish and Stain

familyhandyman.com

would it even work?

  • SgtOldDog
    SgtOldDog

    Yes, that's Old School.