Jim’s Tool Box

Popular Woodworking pro Jim Stack fashioned this toolbox for his own personal use so you know it’s a good design. Popular Woodworking pro Jim Stack fashioned this toolbox for his own personal use so you know it’s a good design. And at around 15″ x...

Handy Tool Box

This toolbox is perfect for holding all those everyday tools you use around the house. Why drag a big tool box around when you can make this handy-dandy smaller one to hold all the tools you’ll need for everyday house repairs. The techniques used are simple and...

Fly Tying Box

You can try casting about for a better fly-tying box but you won’t find a more handsome organizer than this one crafted from very solid Baltic birch plywood. You can try casting about for a better fly-tying box but you won’t find a more handsome organizer...

Cabinetmaker’s Chest

Craft this classy—and classic—basic tool chest for yourself! Craft this classy—and classic—basic tool chest for yourself! It will hold several screwdrivers wrenches pliers and socket sets. If you want a larger version just add more drawers or make the top deeper. We...

Tool Caddy

If you’re looking for the ultimate in handy-dandy tool chests this one will surely fit the bill. If you’re looking for the ultimate in handy-dandy tool chests this one will surely fit the bill. Inspired by the suitcase-like chests popular in the...

One-Weekend Router Table

A router table can add a lot of capabilities to your shop. A router table can add a lot of capabilities to your shop. Build this portable table that can be clamped in a bench vise and see how many new things you’ll be able to make. Plus this table can be removed from...

Andre Roubo’s Try Square

PDF Download: Full PDF plans and templates for Andre Roubo’s try square. Download: Complete Plans for Roubo’s Try SquareAndre Roubo’s 18th-century plans for a try square – which he called a “triangle” – is one of the most...

Sliding Dovetails

Two router bits with template guides and a shop-made jig make three variations of this joint a snap. Two router bits with template guides and a shop-made jig make three variations of this joint a snap. With construction drawings and “The Steps to a Shouldered...

$30 Lumber Rack

Don’t spend a fortune on racks and shelves to store material. Don’t spend a fortune on racks and shelves to store material. Let Christopher Schwarz show you how to build lumber storage for your shop that won’t break the bank. Using a few pieces of pipe and some 2 x 4s...

Mortising Jig

You do not need a hollow-chisel mortising machine to make quick accurate mortise-and-tenon joinery. You do not need a hollow-chisel mortising machine to make quick accurate mortise-and-tenon joinery. Perfect mortises are a snap with this jig. You can have it built and...