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Use the reflection on your saw to line up with the board. The saw is square across the width. Now I simply draw a pencil line along the back of the saw and I have my cut line.

Almost-forgotten Handsaw Tricks

A few awesome handsaw tricks - When I rotate the saw a bit, the reflection lines up with the board. The saw is square across the width. Now I simply draw a pencil line along the back of the saw and I have my cut line.

Making a perfectly straight freehand cut with a jigsaw is difficult—the saw will…

6 Tips to Get the Most From Your Jigsaw

Planning ahead....    Ring conceals a tiny saw so you can escape when your hands are bound     The “Titanium Escape Ring” hides a saw that doubles as a lock-pick, so whether you’re handcuffed or zip-tied, you can break free…

Ring conceals a tiny saw so you can escape when your hands are bound

TITANIUM ESCAPE RING - contains a saw and handcuff shim pick combination tool which is completely hidden from view when worn. Located on a finger, its always in the exact area needed to quickly access and deploy, even when handcuffed. The shim can be used

This edge-guide works so well for breaking down sheet goods that I decided to dedicate a circular saw to it. I made the base from [fraction "1" "4"]x12x30" melamine for minimal friction when making cuts. Take care to secure the rails parallel to the edges of the base, and the saw perpendicular to the rails. Then plunge the circular saw through the base to create a zero-clearance kerf. Remove the saw to adhere the scale tape to the base with the zero mark at the kerf's edge.

Panel-ripping edge-guide note - seems like it might be a little clunky but might be paired down quite bit.

This push stick is styled to look like a short handsaw, with a notch at the back to help push material through the saw blade and a vintage handle from a very old handsaw.

Saw Handle Push Stick

I use it for lots of projects, use it to rip wood to the right dimensions, and even made a simple sled for it to perform cross cuts.

No-Wiggle Table Saw Crosscuts - If your miter gauge's bar wiggles in the saw's miter slot, you'll have a hard time getting an absolutely straight crosscut. Here's a way to fix that: Use two miter gauges connected by a fence. An extra miter gauge isn't very expensive, but you can cut the cost to zero by making one yourself. Glue two pieces of Baltic birch plywood together to form an L-shape body, then carefully cut a bar to fit snugly into your saw's miter slot. Use a piece of maple to make…

10 Dirt-Simple Woodworking Jigs You Need

No-Wiggle Table Saw Crosscuts - If your miter gauge's bar wiggles in the saw's miter slot, you'll have a hard time getting an…

Use a Fence for Perfectly Straight Cuts Use a Fence for Perfectly Straight Cuts  A jigsaw is versatile enough to make straight, compound and beveled cuts through boards. Hold the workpiece firmly and guide the saw steadily against a saw fence. Avoid driving blades into the benchtop (bending and breaking them) by using rails to raise the workpiece.  Read more: http://www.familyhandyman.com/tools/jigsaw-tips-and-essentials#ixzz3UgpHiSUi

Jigsaw Tips and Essentials

Use a Fence for Perfectly Straight Cuts - A jigsaw is versatile enough to make straight, compound and beveled cuts through boards. Hold the workpiece firmly and guide the saw steadily against a saw fence. Avoid driving blades into the benchtop (bending an

Don't measure: It is more accurate to mark trim in place than to measure and then transfer numbers. It's easy to misread a ruler or to confuse numbers while walking to the saw.

Ten Rules for Finish Carpentry. It is more accurate to mark trim in place than to measure and then transfer numbers. It's easy to misread a ruler or to confuse numbers while walking to the saw.

Adaro- Solomon island myth: evil mermen that had horns that were the dorsal fins of sharks and had the saw of the saw shark coming out of their heads. They traveled in water spouts.

Adaro

Adaro (Solomon) - Shark-like mermen that are always male and with a insane lust for blood. When it rains these creatures become lost in a rage. They use poisonous flying fish as weapons. Some say they were once pirates, but were cursed by a shark-god.

Commercially made zero-clearance inserts cost about $20. I make my own for less than $3 from 3/8-in.-thick polyethylene cutting boards, which are flat and rigid. A 14-in. x 17-in. cutting board ($10 at a discount department store) yields four inserts. After rough-sawing the blank on my bandsaw, I attach the saw's insert with double-faced tape. Then I rout the blank to final size using a flush-trim bit. I drill 11/64-in. …

Economical Inserts

Economical zero-clearance table saw inserts. Good to practice on or use as templates for blank phenolic sheets from Leecraft

In this step-by-step makeup tutorial of a simple but oh-so effective Halloween look, Cosmo's Online Beauty Editor Bridget shows you (with the help of magic makeup artist Harriet of Harry Makes It Up) how to recreate this look inspired by the character in movie Saw. It's not as scary though - promise!

Halloween how-to: The Saw psycho

In this step-by-step makeup tutorial of a simple but oh-so effective Halloween look, Cosmo's Online Beauty Editor Bridget shows you (with the help of magic makeup artist Harriet of Harry Makes It Up) how to recreate this look inspired by the character in movie Saw. It's not as scary though - promise!

(The Saw Family Halloween Costume)  I love the notion that families can bond over scary movies.

Saw Family - Halloween Costume Contest at Costume-Works.com

Instant Knife Rack You can size this knife rack to suit any cabinet door and any number of knives. To build it, you just need a table saw and wood scraps. Run the scraps across the saw on edge to cut kerfs. Adjust the blade height to suit the width of the knife blades. You have to remove the saw's blade guard for these cuts, so be extra careful.

18 Inspiring Inside-Cabinet Door Storage Ideas

This handy stop grips tightly and is easy to adjust, so you can lock in crosscuts. A spacer the same thickness as the saw's auxiliary fence is the key. Sandwiched between the two clamp faces, this spacer makes the stop fit the fence perfectly. Sandpaper affixed to the stop's front face provides a secure grip. Glue the spacer and front clamp face together, making sure their edges are flush. …

Adjustable Miter-Saw Stop