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How to Make Box Joints with Only a Router | Woodworking Jig

By craftshome / 24. August 2019

How to make finger and box joints with only a router. No table saw necessary! Brought to you by Squarespace. For 10% off your first purchase, go to: http://squarespace.com/makesomething

Hardwood from Kencraft:
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The red zebra wood box we made in the video is available on eBay: https://ebay.to/30vHUtI

How to make box joints (sometimes called finger joints) using only a router. Making box joints on the table saw requires a dado stack which isn’t available in all areas. The next best method is at the router table but not everyone has the space for a dedicated router table. This tutorial video shows a simple method on making a jig out of plywood for a hand held router that attaches to the base. Once you make this woodworking jig you’ll always be set up for box joints and finger joints. If you choose to change up your box joint finger width you’ll need to swap out the bit and make a dedicated fence for that bit.

Exact measurements can be found on my website: http://bit.ly/2zi8afb

★ TOOLS / SUPPLIES ★
Router Used: https://amzn.to/2Hkl0Oq
1/4″ Router Bit: https://amzn.to/2HkpeFM
Trim Router Not Used: https://amzn.to/322bK9t
Shaper Origin Router Not Used: http://bit.ly/2P7bDbh
Table Saw: http://amzn.to/2k8ODcP
Miter Saw: https://amzn.to/2FDslZw
Drill Press (similar): http://shrsl.com/1lwfn
Yellow Glue: https://amzn.to/2zjRyUg
F-style Clamps (similar): https://amzn.to/2Zw9tGk
Drill: https://amzn.to/2Etcv2r
Pocket Hole Jig: https://amzn.to/2NqPcLD
Bench Vise: https://amzn.to/2ZmOcKI
Yellow Push Block: https://amzn.to/2WCsGR3
Hand Pull Saw: https://amzn.to/31VeJRh
Plywood Source: http://bit.ly/31wwOFH

★ WATCH MORE ★
Finger Joints on a Table Saw: https://youtu.be/nYlA0CRDn3k
Nintendo NES out of Wood!: https://youtu.be/lv4zCOzj_UA
Motorized Drill Press Lift: https://youtu.be/x8-02NrpdV0

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