Folding Router Table Plan

This briefcase-sized package transforms into a full-featured benchtop router table in minutes and folds up for storage just as quick. A full-sized permanent router table setup might be a great solution — if you have the space. But if you only use a router table...

Multi-Purpose Disk Sander Plan

The large sanding disk and extended arbor makes any sanding or smoothing task a breeze. Getting smooth even curves can be tough to do by hand or with portable sanders. But after building this disk sander those hassles are a thing of the past. The top feature of the...

Panel Saw Plan

Made with common materials and hardware this shop-built panel saw allows one person to easily crosscut or rip a full sheet of plywood. This shop-built Panel Saw makes precise vertical cuts just by pulling the sliding carriage (holding your circular saw) down across...

Router Table Plan

With a choice of bases a rock-solid table and fence-mounted accessories this project is as rewarding to build as it is to use. This shop-made router table and fence has all the features you want. The heavy-duty top includes an insert plate and miter gauge slot. The...

Infill Block Planes Plan

The precise adjuster for the iron and the solid heft make these planes a delight to build and use. There’s nothing quite like the feeling of using a fine plane — especially if you made it yourself. And if you’ve never had that experience then building one of these...

Router Table Wall Cabinet Plan

This compact shop storage cabinet does double duty as a top-notch router table as well as housing all of your accessories. A project that serves more than one workshop need is sure to get attention. With plenty of storage and a built-in router table this cabinet...

Infill Smoothing Plane Plan

Show off your craftsmanship and attention to detail with this great-looking heirloom tool. For years a hand plane has been the symbol of fine craftsmanship. As you can see this isn’t an ordinary plane. The design is called an infill plane since the wood parts...

Shop-Built Edge Sander Plan

This shop-built edge sander makes quick work of tough sanding jobs. Plus it can be built at a fraction of the cost of a commercial unit. Any tool that can help take the drudgery out of sanding is a welcome addition to most shops. A large edge sander is a perfect...

Layout Gauges Plan

Exotic wood and polished brass come together in a pair of handy layout tools. Layout is one of the first tasks in any woodworking project. These two shop-made layout gauges can help make that task easier and more accurate. The two gauges work as a team to handle both...

Ultimate Router Table Plan

This router table might be the best one you’ll ever build… it’s got storage a dust collection system and a micro-adjust fence. This router table combines all the features you want in a router table. The large thick top is equipped with a miter track...