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Jig for making box joints with a router.

Nice jig to make the box joints with a router instead of a tablesaw. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/adjustable-box-finger-joint-jig-quick-easy-78495?homelistings#post154914

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Simple drillpress tray

You know I should have thought of this one. Nice simple tray for your drillpress made out of what looks like a big piece of scrape. Now I am keeping an eye out for a thick board to use and … Continue reading

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Simple portable sawhorses

Nice simple build, but…I think I would just get the 2 for $10 at harbor freight. https://www.instructables.com/id/Building-Sawhorses-Done-in-14-Minutes/

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Improved Spline Jig

I think I showed the original one a few months back. Well the author went back on the build and made a better version of it. It looks nice. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/%93no-clamps%94-spline-jig-w-folding-knobs-78449?homelistings#post154771

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Interesting Miter station

I like some aspects of this, but why have a block to make angles when the miter can do that itself? Either way an interesting build.

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Nice drill press depth stop

I have the same problem as the author where my drill press does not have a normal depth stop. This is a nice build overall and I plan to make something like it for my drill press. https://www.woodsmithplans.com/plan/drill-press-depth-stop/

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Mini router sled

The author uses a trimmer router and a small sled to plane down small pieces of wood. Good idea overall. However the vaccum hold down he uses is pretty expensive for the build. https://www.instructables.com/id/Scalable-Router-Sled-and-Thicknessing-Jig/

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Another nice jig to make thin strips

This one is easier to use for multiple thin strips to be makde at once. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/thin-strip-jig-table-saw-78041?homelistings#post153325

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Nice multi purpose jig for the table saw

Nice build overall. I would love to know where the author gets green HMR boards. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/multi-adjustable-jig-table-saw-78057?homelistings#post153386

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Nice looking circle jig for a bandsaw

Nice build overall. https://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Band-Saw-Circle-Cutting-Jig/

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