Free 173 Best Homemade Tools eBook:  

User Tag List

Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Drilling jigs

  1. #1
    Supporting Member Workshopshed's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Location
    North London, UK
    Posts
    202
    Thanks
    126
    Thanked 131 Times in 85 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Workshopshed's Tools

    Drilling jigs

    I made a couple of simple jigs so that I could drill a hole in the middle of the end of a plank. I had 8 of these to drill as they were for the dowels that held the sides onto the legs in my footstool project.

    The jig was made from three pieces of wood glued and pinned together. I drilled the hole using the drill press.
    I used the first jig to make the second jig which was used to drill the holes in the legs. All the holes could then be drilled using a hand held drill as the parts were all too large to fit in the drill press.

    Dowel jigs

    Drilling jigs-jig.jpg Drilling jigs-2016-07-30-21.09.38-450x600.jpg

    Jig in use
    Drilling jigs-2016-07-30-20.19.13-450x600.jpg

    Parts assembled
    Drilling jigs-2016-08-02-21.02.06-450x600.jpg
    Last edited by Workshopshed; 08-11-2016 at 05:14 PM.
    Andy from Workshopshed
    "Making and repairing things in a shed at the bottom of the garden"
    workshopshed.com

  2. #2
    Content Editor
    Supporting Member
    DIYer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Posts
    3,091
    Thanks
    481
    Thanked 1,043 Times in 960 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Thanks Workshopshed! We've added your Drilling Jig to our Drilling and Drill Presses category, as well as to your builder page: Workshopshed's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:



    Post your reply!
    Join 42,532 of us and get 200+ tool plans, tool eBooks, build guides, and much more.



    eBooks for Supporters

  3. The Following User Says Thank You to DIYer For This Useful Post:

    Workshopshed (08-13-2016)

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •