Quick-grip Clamp Tune-up

It has happened to everyone. You are holding together a glue-up, you reach for your trusty one-handed quick-grip clamp, release the jaw, position the clamp and squeeze. Nothing! The trigger sticks or has no affect on the clamp. Words mumbled. Frustrated, you either...

Twin-Screw Workbench Plan

With solid construction and two vises there isn’t a task this classic workbench can’t handle. A great workbench needs to have a couple important qualities. First it has to be solidly built. You don’t want it sliding or moving around as you work. Second it...

Sturdy Affordable Workbench Plan

Building a versatile bench that will hold up to years of use doesn’t have to break the bank. The centerpiece of most shops is the workbench. But a quality bench can be expensive to buy and building your own can be costly and time-consuming. That’s why we...

Shaker-Style Workbench Plan

This traditional design is as useful today as it was 200 years ago. It has all the features you need for building great projects. This bench is designed to hold just about any size or shape of workpiece at whatever angle you need. The tail vise and accompanying dog...

Torsion Box Workbench Plan

Flat stable and strong — you get it all with this unique bench that stands up to any task. A good bench really has some pretty stiff requirements if you think about it. For starters it has to be stable so it doesn’t wobble or scoot across the floor. And it needs to be...