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Cheap doweling jig, at angle across workpiece. Brad-point bit marks center

I often need to find the center of a board for resawing (and other purposes).

Set marking gauge to bit mark & scribe.

A quick way to do this is to use a cheap doweling jig and brad-point drill bit to mark the center, then set your marking gauge to the bit mark and strike a line. –Alejandro Balbis

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