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Nice jig to make dattos and pocket squares

I like this build. Simple and easy to use. One thing I was thinking about for the square cut, maybe extending the arm so it can get support from both sides of the datto frame. http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/ultimate-router-dado-template-jig-%7C-amazing-2-1-router-jig-%7C-unique-idea-74286?homelistings#post138721

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Interesting jig to add in dowl rod splines

Interesting jig. Its like the pocket hole jig but instead is used to make holes into your corner of your block to stick dowel rods in to secure the corner. https://www.instructables.com/id/Dowel-Rod-Spline-Jig/

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The lathe from scrapes

The author put that it only cost him $3 in stuff he didn’t get from scrapes to build this. Overall its a pretty simple build. Could be good for not just using dremel bits stationary, but also make pens from … Continue reading

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Nice groove making jig

Its used to make grooves in the edges of a board. When I first saw this I wasn’t sure what it was, til the example in the beginning of the video then it made sense. http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/end-face-grooving-machine-homemade-router-jig-woodworking-73650?homelistings#post136504

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Build a slingshot from scratch

Nice write up on building one. Only downside is the author has a full woodworking shop which makes life easier. https://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-SLINGSHOT-From-Scratch-step-by-Step/

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Nice build for hold down clamps

The author built them by hand. Me…I could see converting this to a CNC. http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/hold-down-clamp-wooden-clamps-making-73579?homelistings#post136240

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Nice CNC cut end table

Nice build, but…you need a full size 8×4 CNC to cut this one out. In other words this is for a pro shop. Or maybe a makerspace https://www.instructables.com/id/Bed-Table/

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Cool plywood riser

Nice build where the author has a laser CNC to cut out all the parts for a shelf. https://www.instructables.com/id/Interlocking-Plywood-Laptop-Riser/

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Make a knife rack

I like this build, all done with a table saw too. https://www.familyhandyman.com/storage-organization/how-to-make-a-knife-rack-for-inside-your-cabinet/

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Simple miter box build

For your circular saw. Me, I use the compound miter for a lot of these types of cuts, but, if its for a flat board thats bigger than the miter can handle, this could come in handy. http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/homemade-circular-saw-crosscut-circular-saw-miter-slide-cutting-station-72158?homelistings#post130367

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