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46 Shop-Proven Projects
Edited by Jim Harrold

215 x 280mm

Published by Schiffer Publishing, West Chester, Pennsylvania USA


ISBN 978-0-7643-4716-0

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Extract from back cover of book:

With over 170 color photos, 120 plans and graphs, and clear, straightforward text, this book offers woodworkers a golden opportunity to take their shop and skills to the next level with a full range of problem-solving projects. You will have the ability to make every machine and portable power tool better and safer to use. The projects include jigs for cutting splines and box joints at the tablesaw, a dead-accurate tablesaw jig, a multi-function drill-press table, bandsaw resaw jig, several go-to router jigs, a circular saw plywood guide, and so much more. For the most part, the jigs and fixtures are made from scrap wood and materials lying around the shop. Some store-bought hardware may be needed for the construction. In many instances, you’ll find yourself using the jigs and fixtures again and again. When it comes to machining wood safely and precisely, you’|l find this incredibly useful guide earning its keep in your shop from day one!

Photos: Colour

Units of Measurement: Imperial



Chapter 1: Tablesaw Specialists
- Dead-Accurate Crosscut Sled
- Crosscut Sled Support Arm
- Tablesaw Tapering Jig
- Micro-Adjustable Box-Joint Jig
- Picture-Framer's Miter Sled
- Box-Maker's Miter Sled
- Thin-Stock Hold Down Jig
- Cove Molding and Dado Guide System
- Adjustable Outfeed Rollers
- Spline-Slot Jig

Chapter 2: Making Routers Do More
- Slot-Mortising Jig
- Box-Maker's Dovetail Slot Jig
- T-Square and Straightedge
- Breadboard Jig
- Two-Faced Straightedge (for Ripping and Jointing)
- Router-Table Jointer Fence
- Full-Sized and Trimmer-Sized Baseplate
- Self-Centering Slot-Cutting Jig
- Flush-Trim Handheld Router Jig
- Guides for Dadoes, Grooves, and Rabbets
- Trammels for Circles and Arcs
- Guides for Edges and Face Work
- Mortising Guides

Chapter 3: Help For Other Tools
- Tricked-Out Drill-Press Table
- Two-Handed Jointer Pushpad
- Adjustable Planer Carrier Sled
- Bandsaw Resaw Jig
- Circle-Sanding Jig
- Woodturner’s Bowl Press
- Spindle-Fluting Lathe Jig
- Magnetic Hand-Plane Jointer Fence
- Circular Saw Plywood Guide
- Multipurpose Shooting Board

Chapter 4: Benches and Tables
- On-Demand Folding Table
- Adjustable 3-in-1 Assembly Table
- Dovetail Jig Workbench
- Lazy-Susan Finishing Table
- Planing Stops, Dogs, and Wedges
- Board Jacks and Vise Spacers
- Downdraft Sanding Table
- Auxiliary Workbench

Chapter 5: Designs For Shop Efficiency
- Sawhorse Roundup
- Folding Sawhorse
- Carpenter's Workhorse
- Knockdown Trestle Horse
- Adjustable Stock Support
- Shop Cart
- Plywood Scooter
- Outrigger Roller