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drill sanding block build

Not so sure I would make one this way, I do like how he makes the blocks themselves. It does look easier to hold than a straight rod that I would have done. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/drum-sander-handle-video-86439?homelistings#post185497

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A thin slice jig for thick boards

basically build if you want a really wide, thin strip of wood. Seems pretty robust.

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OK I really like this track guide

Most good track guides I have seen require a mod to the circular saw that is not easy to undo to make sure the saw doesn’t go off track. This one is nice since the guide is removable from the … Continue reading

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A simple saw guide

This guide is pretty straight forward and works with different powered hand saws. Its great to do a general “guide” the saw. But a full track would work better. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/fast-cuting-guide-circular-saw-jigsaw-86376?homelistings#post185300

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Crosscut jig

I have to say I like the builds the author PLYwood does. This one is a crosscut jig that can be adjusted for all sorts of saws (circular, jig, etc). Clever build overall. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/universal-crosscut-jig-circular-saw-jigsaw-trimer-router-palm-router-86361?homelistings#post185231

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Another build for a simple clamp

What is up with folks making there own clamps lately? It looks nice, and you can make it with scrap wood and a bit of PVC pipe. But…why not just get cheap ones at harbor freight? Or online at amazon? … Continue reading

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clever idea for a board planer

Basically taking a standard hand planer, adding long guide bars to it, and then sliding it along some boards to flatten down a bigger board. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/board-planing-jig-video-86348?homelistings#post185195

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Odd circular saw guide

Its an interesting build. I am not so sure I would have done the hinge bit, I like the ability to clamp the guide down thought. Mye, I would have done a thin sheet that the saw traveled on, and … Continue reading

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Pocket Hole Clamp

I saw this and put it on my list of things to build. Why? Well I have used a pocket hole jig in the past and I like it, but I have had problems holding the boards together to screw … Continue reading

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3 in 1 Jig for a JigSaw

Interesting build with plans included. I like the “circle” accessory the author added to the build. The author includes plans too if you need them. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/3-1-jigsaw-table-machine-%5Bfree-plans-3d-model%5D-78440?homelistings#post154744 https://drive.google.com/file/d/1aDyE6l7CQR3UGKtx-mML0_lG80TtVW8Q/view

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