Jougi – any jig, whether handmade or store-bought, that is used as a guide or reference. Rip and parallel guides, “L” angle guides and such for circular saws, are all examples of various jougi. It can even be as simple as a piece of dimensioned wood cut to a specified measurement, such as a meter, to be used for repetitive measurement related tasks.

L Angle Guide for Circular Saw

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