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Nice jig for a Kreg R3

Actually I could see making something like this for the smaller single slot Kreg as well. Basically it turns the R3 into its a big brother pocket hole jig. https://www.instructables.com/Pimped-Kreg-R3-Jig/

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Interesting dust collector

Bit of a different design than what I have seen in the past. Not sure where the author got the metal buckets. Me….not so sure I would build this one. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/drum-cyclone-dust-collector-video-86586?homelistings#post185900

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Interesting small cut jig for circular saw (or jig saw)

Interesting jig, I am a little leery of using the metal bars for a guide on each end, but it seems to work for the author. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/simple-precision-guide-cut-jigsaw-circular-saw-86564?homelistings#post185834

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Nice chainsaw milling build

Actually 2 different builds. First one is the jig for the chainsaw with a more portable mill, second one made out of metal based mill. Overall its a nice build. Just keep in mind you need a different chain for … Continue reading

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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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