Alright folks, let’s hear it for the circular saw!! (roaring applause)

It slices, it dices, and with a few simple jigs it can even replace your table saw!

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>> 5 Circular Saw Ripping Jigs
>> 3 Circular Saw Jigs Without Category
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Seriously though folks – you could probably get a lot more out of your circular saw than you do right now. These jigs will help you maximize that circ saw investment!

>> 6 Circular Saw Cross Cutting Jigs
Circular Saw Guide Cutting Box

“Repetitive cuts can be cut squarely and accurately every time with this cutting box for your circular saw.”

Circular-Saw Crosscut Platform

“Circular saws have the capability to make miters and other angled cuts, but handling them during such an operation can be tricky. By using a homemade jig, you can take some of the guesswork out of those cuts.”

Circular Saw Cross Cut Jig

“This is the jig you need to turn your circular saw into an accurate cross cut saw.”

Circular Saw Crosscut Jig

“One of the best ways to get better crosscuts in less time is to make a crosscutting jig.”

Circular Saw Crossscut Jig

“I often had trouble making square cuts in “two-by” stock with a circular saw. So I solved this problem by making a simple guide jig.”

Cut Off Guide for a Circular Saw (Steel)

“Sometimes following a pencil line with a circular saw does not give the straight, smooth cut you want. For times such as those, a cut off guide is a great help.”

>> 5 Circular Saw Ripping Jigs
Circular Saw Cutting Guide

“No measuring to place the guide, just to draw the line and clamp!”

Make and Use a Circular Saw Measuring Jig

“If done right, you should have a perfect cut, exactly as precise as you would’ve made on a table saw, quickly, easily and best of all, portably!”

Circular Saw Rip Cutting Jig

Get more from your circular saw with our easy-to-make ripping jig.

Circular Saw Straight-Cutting jig

“This should take you about an hour if you have all the supplies.”

Circular Saw Cutting Guide Board

“Use this skillsaw cutting guide board to make straight cuts with a skillsaw, use an eight footer to rip sheets of plywood lengthwise and a four footer to cut across the sheet.”

>> 3 Circular Saw Jigs Without Category
Half-lap joint jig for Circ Saw and Router

“Cutting on-the-money rabbets for half-lap joints with a portable circular saw and handheld router is a breeze with this two-in-one jig.”

Circular Saw Cutoff Guide for Posts

“When I have to use a circular saw to cuts rabbets and dadoes in posts, I use a circular saw cutoff guide that I made from scrap plywood.”

Mini Circular Saw Panel Saw – Flat

“I wanted to get more from my circular saw. I developed and made this portable saw guide based on some 3/4 inch plywood and two very straight pieces of 1 inch angle iron. It can make both crosscuts and rip cuts, if one of the angle iron rails is moved away from the other.”

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