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Crosscut round stock on a band saw or table saw using this V-block jig with a guide strip to fit the miter gauge slot.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER May-Jun 1989 (v.5#3) pg. 10

Drill press jigs. (1) Table with tall fence is used for drilling holes in the edges of tall, narrow, thin stock. (2) Line-of-holes jig allows a row of holes to be drilled at precisely identical intervals. (3) Tilting V-block jig for drilling angled holes in round stock.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1995 (v.18#9) pg. 12

Simple technique for making a V-block to support cylindrical shapes while drilling.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1995 (v.18#12) pg. 15

Tip shows how to make a V-block to use when drilling holes in a cylindrical piece of wood.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #340 Jul-Aug 1993 (v.43#7) pg. 24

Modified V-block, built of wood, holds flageolet securely while working windways, channels and slots.
FINE WOODWORKING #10 Spring 1978 pg. 16

V-cut support block securely grips and holds thin wood on edge while planing.
FINE WOODWORKING #40 May-Jun 1983 pg. 16

Tip: Wooden V-block is used to clamp gemstone "coconuts", thundereggs, etc. when sawing them in half.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #522 Apr 1981 pg. 28

V-block clamp from commercial hardware.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #424 Sep 1963 (v.59) pg. 94

Wooden V-block for your drill press.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1976 (v.145#4) pg. 204

Tip: How to make a pair of steel V-blocks to use as holders, weights, etc. in your shop.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1979 (v.152#6) pg. 93

V-block clamp can be made in various sizes and is used to clamp round or polygon shapes into the V-block groove when drilling, etc.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1982 (v.158#2) pg. 89

Simple V-block guide for drilling through round stock.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1985 (v.162#8) pg. 146

V-block drill jig is a better way to bore centered and perpendicular holes through round stock (3/8" to 2" diameter).
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1995 (v.172#8) pg. 85

A second base for your portable drill press stand accessory has a built-in V-clamp. Use it when drilling pipe. Also allows the entire drill press to be clamped onto a water pipe or other pipe into which you wish to drill.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1974 (v.204#5) pg. 170

Do-it-all drill press jig. Part 2. Six more accessories. (1) Fence for drilling equally spaced holes, (2) shaper fence, (3) V blocks, (4) pattern sanding insert, (5) freehand shaping and (6) pattern-routing insert.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1976 (v.208#1) pg. 100

Master drill-press jig. Part 1. The basic table, adjustable fence, hole-spacing guide, and a V-block.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1983 (v.223#2) pg. 101

Magnetic V-block. Wooden block features two different sizes of V-shaped slots (large and small), anti-skid tape to keep work piece from slipping or turning in the V, magnets to hold the block to the drill press table, and provision for clamping the block to the table.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #78 May 1994 (v.13#6) pg. 42, 43 (Insert)

Button V-block. A versatile work-holding device for machining small parts. Separate fixtures are provided for attaching the button to lathes or milling machines.
PROJECTS IN METAL Oct 1988 (v.1#5) pg. 12
Added Info PROJECTS IN METAL Apr 1990 (v.3#2) pg. 24

Saddle V-block. A heavy cast iron base in a U-shape and fitted with hold down clamps and an indexing button block. A work piece clamped in this device can be easily taken on and off a milling machine and repositioned with great accuracy.
PROJECTS IN METAL Feb 1989 (v.2#1) pg. 4
Added Info PROJECTS IN METAL Apr 1989 (v.2#2) pg. 7

Button keyhole V-block. Designed to securely grip and automatically center small-diameter rods for turning on a lathe. A second version is fitted with arms for gripping in the saddle V-block of a milling machine.
PROJECTS IN METAL Apr 1989 (v.2#2) pg. 4

Drill-press jigs just for dowels. V-block jigs are used to hold dowels steady for flat (side) drilling and upright (end) drilling.
WOOD MAGAZINE #70 Jun 1994 (v.11#4) pg. 84

V-block jig for sawing dowels lengthwise on a band saw.
WOOD MAGAZINE #74 Nov 1994 (v.11#8) pg. 14

How to make a V-block jig to drill evenly spaced holes in a dowel.
WOODSMITH #105 Jun 1996 (v.18) pg. 16

V-clamp block for use on a drill press facilitates drilling a hole down the middle of an object (such as a dowel or tool handle).
WOODTURNING #67 Sep 1998 pg. 73

V-block for holding dowels when drilling, sanding, cutting, etc.
WOODWORK #28 Aug 1994 pg. 16

Tips on drilling holes in cylindrical stock looks at three holding jigs (V-groove, adjustable V-groove, core-box block) and bit selection.
WOODWORK #34 Aug 1995 pg. 24

Shop-made V-block is attached to the bottom of a drill-press tilt table.
WOODWORK #43 Feb 1997 pg. 12

V-block drilling guide for drilling chair legs and other round stock. The guide includes a built-in clamp to hold the stock securely.
WOODWORKER Feb 1988 (v.92#2) pg. 161

Tip: Make a special angled V-block for mortising angled holes in the legs and rails of chairs.
WOODWORKER Jan 1989 (v.93#1) pg. 36

Long wooden V-block for cutting dowels, drilling holes in round stock, etc.
WOODWORKER Jul 1990 (v.94#7) pg. 677

Exploit your drill press. Part 2. Drilling cylindrical stock. Several uses of a V-block to support the work piece at various angles are shown.
WOODWORKER Apr 1995 (v.99#4) pg. 72

Tip on making and using a V-block while boring a hole in the end of round stock.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1989 (v.13#4) pg. 58

Easy-to-make V-block jig for drilling centered holes in the side of round stock.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1999 (v.23#2) pg. 14

Drill press V-block is conveniently mounted on the underside of a rotating drill press table.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1999 (v.23#6) pg. 12

Two handy jigs for dowels. (1) Adjustable V-block jig for accurately drilling holes into the side of a round object. (2) Step jig for accurately cutting dowels to the same length.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1982 (v.38#6) pg. 99

Band saw V-block fixture speeds preparation of turning blocks.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1986 (v.42#1) pg. 22

V-block drilling jig for boring holes through the sides of round stock.
WORKBENCH Apr-May 1992 (v.48#2) pg. 80