previous
  • Classic Cabinets
    Classic Cabinets
  • Magazine Departments
    Magazine Departments
  • Clever daily tip in your inbox
    Clever daily tip in your inbox
  • Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
    Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
  • 9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
    9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
  • Master Carpenter Videos
    Master Carpenter Videos
  • 7 Small Bathroom Layouts
    7 Small Bathroom Layouts
  • 7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
    7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
  • Tips & Techniques for Painting
    Tips & Techniques for Painting
  • Design Inspiration
    Design Inspiration
  • All about Roofing
    All about Roofing
  • Hot Water Now
    Hot Water Now
  • Radiant Heat Comparison
    Radiant Heat Comparison
  • Custom Flooring Inspiration
    Custom Flooring Inspiration
  • Pro Tool Rental. Learn More.
    Pro Tool Rental. Learn More.
  • 7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
    7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
  • Basement Remodeling Tips
    Basement Remodeling Tips
  • Remodeling Articles
    Remodeling Articles
  • Energy-Smart Details
    Energy-Smart Details
  • Read FHB on Your iPad
    Read FHB on Your iPad
  • Video: Install a Fence
    Video: Install a Fence
next
Pin It

Simple Circular-Saw Rip Guide

To make a down-and-dirty saw guide for ripping lumber, clamp a Vise-Grip upside down to the base of the saw, as shown in the drawing above. It’s fast, accurate, and easier on your digits than letting your fingers find the slivers.