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.
SELECT YOUR PLAN PACKAGE
- Metric (unavailable)
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
Note: After your purchase, you will receive an email containing a PDF attachment of your purchased plan, as well as instructions for logging in to download the plan and access any other associated files and videos, which will all be located on this page.
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The United States Customary System of Units (USCS or USC), more commonly referred to as the English or Imperial system, is the standard set of units for our plans. It uses inches and feet for measurement. This is the one you probably want if you are in the United States, and it is the one we have traditionally offered on this website.
The International System of Units (SI), more commonly referred to as the metric system, is the alternative set of units that we have available for some of our plans. It uses millimeters, centimeters, and meters for measurement. This is the one you probably want if you are outside the United States. These plans are provided by our business partner, Australian Woodsmith, and are based on the original Woodsmith plan. However, dimensions and other elements of the plan may vary between the metric and standard versions. Be sure to double-check the plan before building.