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Straighten a Crooked Edge If you run the crooked edge of a board against the table saw fence, you'll still have a crooked board when you're done. Or worse, the board will get bound between the fence and the blade during the cut.

Tips for Ripping Wood

Straight from top pro woodworkers—ultra-clever tips for getting the most from your table saw, from clamping tricks to blade tips.

Right Angle Braces - Wood Mag Tip of the Day For each pair, start with a 12″ square of 3⁄4″ Baltic-birch plywood and cut it in half diagonally. Then cut notches for the clamps, above. You can vary sizes to suit larger or smaller projects. The braces help with more than glue-ups. Clamp a pair to a chest, above, to support the lid as you install hinges.:

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Wedge Powered Leg Vice (shipwright)

Homemade wedge-powered leg vise intended to provide a variety of traditional clamping solutions for a boat builder. The vertical wedge offers

Homemade woodturning lathe constructed from surplus lumber and plywood, galvanized pipe, and a bicycle hub. Powered by an electric drill, the maximum turning diameter is 3

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Jig for glueing miter joints- good for picture frames.

Jig helping align and tighting an angle joint together. The jig is called, "Miter Joint Corner Clamp.