Wall-Mounted Drill Press Shelf Plan

Reclaim the top of your workbench and add some valuable storage space with this handy drill press shelf and storage rack combo. Benchtop tools can be a real life-saver in a small shop that is short on floor space. But once you acquire more than a couple of these tools...

Waterstone Sharpening Tray Plan

A handy sharpening station makes it convenient to use your waterstones. The result is sharp tools every time. Waterstones give your tools a razor sharp edge quickly and with little effort but they can be inconvenient to use. First you need a way to hold the stone in...

Small Shop Dust Collector Plan

Simple upgrades turn your shop vacuum into an efficient dust-collection system. A shop vacuum is great for collecting dust and chips in a small shop. But there are a couple of problems with it. The filter quickly clogs with dust which reduces suction. And the limited...

Table Saw Crosscut Sled Plan

Big results in a small package. Reach for this lightweight sled and make perfect crosscuts every time. Standard cross cut sleds have one major drawback – the weight. The design of this sled helps reduce weight and make small and easy-to-use. Its simple construction is...

Table Saw Dovetail Jig Plan

Cut through dovetails on the table saw? You bet. It’s quick easy and accurate. A table saw isn’t the first tool you think of when it comes to cutting through dovetails. Okay maybe it’s not a tool you think of using at all. So it might surprise you to learn that you...

Table Saw Miter Sled Plan

Miter joints don’t have to be a trial-and-error chore. With this miter sled you can cut perfect joints every time. If you’ve ever been frustrated trying to cut gap-free miter joints on the table saw this miter sled is for you. The sled has two bars that ride in...

Table Saw Ripping Jig Plan

Cutting thin strips is a challenge. This simple shop-made jig and a few tips and techniques will guarantee safe accurate results. A lot of projects call for thin strips of wood. Sometimes it’s several thin strips to glue up into a bent lamination or a couple to cover...

Table Saw Sleds Plan

A simple well-built table saw sled is an essential shop jig that will result in repeatable and accurate cuts every time. A critical part of woodworking is making clean square crosscuts. This leads to snug-fitting joinery and a better-looking project. So it comes as no...

Taper Jig Plan

In a few hours you can build an adjustable jig for making a wide range of angled cuts on your table saw. Cutting tapers at the table saw usually involves making a quick one-use jig. This jig offers a permanent and flexible solution. This jig can be adjusted to cut two...

Tenon Jig Plan

This jig has an indexing feature that allows you to cut perfect-fitting tenons every time without having to set up the jig each time you use it. When it comes to cutting tenons it’s hard to beat a tenon jig and a table saw. That’s because a tenon jig holds the...