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Winter 2013-2014

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  • 5 Router Jigs

    by American Woodworker Editors     Wednesday, September 16, 2009
    Improve your accuracy and control. by Bill Hylton Why buy a commercial jig when making one yourself will triple your enjoyment? First, you’ll experience the joy of building a useful shop fixture from nothing more than some scrap wood and a good...
  • Woodworking Tool News - Rockler Shutter System

    by American Woodworker Editors     Friday, February 3, 2012
    Rockler Shutter System Rockler Woodworking and Hardware has introduced the Shutter Building System – a line of jigs, hardware, stock, and customized step-by-step plans to guide do-it-yourselfers through the process of building window shutters. When...
  • 4 Hand Tools for Stringing

    by American Woodworker Editors     Thursday, October 6, 2011
    4 Hand Tools for Stringing Find out more about using hand tools to make stringing inlay. Stringing reached its peak as an art form way back in the late 18th century, long before power tools. In those days, both the grooves and the strips were made by...
  • Tool News - Mortise Pal

    by American Woodworker Editors     Monday, June 22, 2009
    R.J. Jig Co. has released an updated version of the Mortise Pal mortising jig. New features include increased stock capacity, improved chip extraction and an all-metal clamping knob. Mortise Pal has been redesigned to accommodate stock up 3” thick...
  • Tenoning Jigs

    by American Woodworker Editors     Tuesday, September 15, 2009
    Get a terrific tablesaw accessory for only $60. by Tom Caspar Tenoning jigs make the complicated world of mortise-and-tenon joinery a lot simpler. I’ve used a homemade wooden jig for years. I stand a rail upright on the tablesaw and clamp it to...
  • Precision Trimming Jig

    by woodworkerBryan     Wednesday, July 10, 2013
    Precision Trimming Jig Make perfectly flush joints on large pieces of edged plywood with this portable jig. Glue on your edging so it’s anywhere from 1/16-in. to 1/8-in. proud of the plywood. (You don’t have to be fussy because a router will...
  • Tool News - General Tools E∙Z Pro Pocket Hole Jig, Jointer Clamp and Doweling Jig

    by American Woodworker Editors     Wednesday, October 20, 2010
    General Tools has recently expanded their line of precision wood joining jigs. The E∙Z Pro Pocket Hole Jig is good for quickly producing sturdy, attractive pocket hole joints in a variety of applications, including leg and rail joints, table and leg joints...
  • Well-Equipped Shop - Lock Miter Setup Jig

    by American Woodworker Editors     Tuesday, April 19, 2011
    Lock Miter Setup Jig A lock miter is an excellent joint for building boxes and small cases. It creates lots of surface area for glue and a tight mechanical fit—the two requirements of any good woodworking joint. There’s one big downside, however...
  • Tool News - Rockler Circle Cutting Jig

    by American Woodworker Editors     Wednesday, May 25, 2011
    Rockler Circle Cutting Jig Affordable Rockler Circle Cutting Jig sets up in seconds, no math required. Cut flawless circles up to 52" in diameter. Rockler's new Circle Cutting Jig makes cutting circles and arcs easier and faster. While setup...
  • Eight New Tools and a Combo Pack

    by American Woodworker Editors     Tuesday, August 9, 2011
    Eight New Tools and a Combo Pack Ridgid launches X4 a new generation of cordless tools that are compact and lightweight without losing any of the power! The new X4 5 PC 18V Lithium-Ion Combo Kit include best-in- class features on all the tools in the...
  • Tool News - Rockler Fluting Jig

    by American Woodworker Editors     Friday, July 17, 2009
    Rockler Woodworking and Hardware recently introduced the Rockler Fluting Jig, an economical jig designed to simplify setup and help users create beautiful fluted columns, molding and furniture parts. A classic indicator of quality craftsmanship, precise...
  • Woodworking Tool News - Rockler Trim Router Circle Jig

    by American Woodworker Editors     Wednesday, March 13, 2013
    Rockler Trim Router Circle Jig Rockler Woodworking and Hardware has introduced the Trim Router Circle Cutting Jig, a device that interfaces with trim routers for precise circle routing applications. The jig allows an infinitely adjustable range of 6"...
  • Tool News - Spline Jig

    by American Woodworker Editors     Friday, April 22, 2011
    Spline Jig Eagle America’s Spline Jig was designed for your table saw to save you time and help you safely create strong, decorative joints. Used when making fine furniture, picture frames and boxes, spline joints are one of the most beautiful methods...
  • Tool News - Rockler Taper Jig

    by American Woodworker Editors     Friday, July 17, 2009
    Rockler Woodworking and Hardware recently introduced the Taper/Straight Line Jig, a new dual-purpose jig for tapered cuts and straight line ripping. It sets up quickly and secures work pieces for safe angled cuts and easy rough lumber squaring. Most taper...
  • Tool News - MLCS FastJoint System

    by American Woodworker Editors     Wednesday, October 7, 2009
    MLCS Woodworking recently introduced the Fast Joint Precision Joinery System. This system comes with everything you need to create some very unique joints. It is designed to be used on your router table with an insert that allows use of bushing guide...