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Jig

From DT Online

Description

A Jig is a specially made piece of equipment used to guide another tool .

Uses
  • A drilling jig for example can be used accurately to position holes as they are drilled into a work-piece (a Dowel Jig).
  • A Dovetail Jig is used to guide a Router Cutter to enable a line of joints accurately to be cut.
  • A sawing jig may be used to guide a saw or to enable pieces of material to be sawn to a standard length without the need for repeated marking out.


DT Online Buyers' Guide
Silverline 508819 Dowelling Jig 30 mm Wolfcraft 4685000 Mobile Drilling Aid Accumobile Wolfcraft 4640000 Dowel Master - 6, 8 and 10 mm dowel pins Trend TRECDJ300 300 mm Craft Dovetail Jig Trend - Craft dovetail 300mm 1/2 comb box - CDJ300/02 Trend TREKWJ700 700 mm Kitchen Worktop Jig 
Jigs & Fixtures for the Table Saw & Router: (Best of Woodworker's Journal) Paperback – 1 Sep 2007
Silverline 508819 Dowelling Jig 30 mm Wolfcraft 4685000 Mobile Drilling Aid Accumobile Wolfcraft 4640000 Dowel Master - 6, 8 and 10 mm dowel pins Trend TRECDJ300 300 mm Craft Dovetail Jig Trend - Craft dovetail 300mm 1/2 comb box - CDJ300/02 Trend TREKWJ700 700 mm Kitchen Worktop Jig Jigs & Fixtures for the Table Saw & Router: from Woodworking's Top Experts (Best of Woodworker's Journal) Paperback – 1 Sep 2007