Weekend Workbench Plan

Some construction lumber and a weekend’s worth of work can produce the most used tool in the shop… a workbench. The solid-core door makes a strong flat benchtop. Look for one that’s scratched or dented and you can get a solid top for a few bucks. Bolted...

Workbench Cabinet Plan

This space-saving cabinet adds storage to your workbench plus its weight adds a little extra strength and stability. This underbench cabinet actually serves two purposes. Of course it keeps tools within reach and easy to put away. The other benefit is sort of a...

Workbench Storage System Plan

This easy-to-build modular system helps you turn unused space into valuable storage. If your workbench has a large open space in the base you can add this modular system of drawers and shelves. The key is that each component is easy to make and simple to add to the...

Garage Makeover Plan

With this plan transforming your garage into the DIY workspace you’ve been dreaming of doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive. Forget everything you’ve heard about how expensive it is to transform your garage for storage and DIY projects. The reality is it can be...

Hobby Station Plan

Customized organization and storage make this portable hobby station a great addition for any enthusiast. Many of us have hobbies beyond woodworking. Whether it’s fly-tying model making or jewelry making they all require a place to work. Providing that work area is...

Overhead Storage Loft Plan

Lack of space in the garage? This ceiling-mounted loft adds extra storage capacity in an often overlooked place – overhead! Looking for more storage space in your garage? Look up. Even though the walls and floor may be jampacked there’s often room up above that...

Rolling Storage Lockers Plan

Pack a lot of storage into a small space with these cabinets on wheels. They roll side-to-side for easy access to items stored in the back. This system takes little floor space yet creates a vast amount of storage in your garage or shop. From the front they look like...

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...

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...

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...