Shop-Made Shooting Board

This must-have jig allows you to take whisker-thin shavings off the end of a workpiece to fine-tune the fit of a joint.

The reason a shooting board is a must-have for the shop is it allows you to take a paper-thin shaving off the end of a workpiece with a hand plane — something that’s just about impossible to do with a tool like a table saw or miter saw. And the optional sanding “plane” slides along the base to fit a joint or simply sand a surface smooth.



What You Get:

  • 7 printable (digital) pages of detailed step-by-step instructions
  • 25 full-color photos, illustrations and exploded views
  • Details for setting up and using the shooting board
  • Retail sources for hardware and supplies

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