Workshop

Workshop ideas to create a well-organized workshop with plenty of storage space and workspace for all your do-it-yourself projects.

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  • Tips for a Tidy Workshop

  • Use these simple tips to make your workshop work smarter, cleaner, more efficient and more comfortable. Most of these tips use materials you…

  • Upgrading Your Garage Workshop

  • Tips for building the best workbench for auto and small engine repair. Build a grease gun holder and add a central vacuum system to your garage.

  • A Dream Motorcycle Workshop

  • Create a dream garage for your vehicles (and yourself) with snap-together polypropylene tiles, custom cabinets and work areas, space heat and…

  • Best and Worst Garage Heaters

  • Need to heat your garage shop so you can work year-round? Several options are available, but the most efficient system is usually a gas-fired,…

  • Ken's Favorite Shop Tips

  • Looking for ways to work smarter in your woodshop? Family Handyman Editor in Chief Ken Collier has seen tips come and go over the decades. Here…

  • Rosin Paper Workbench Cover

  • Protect your workbench with rosin paper. Install this simple paper holder at one end of the bench and roll it out when you need it.

  • How to Build an Outfeed Table

  • Make a handy outfeed support that adjusts to fit your table saw, band saw, planer or router. All you need is some scrap wood and a handful of…

  • How to Prevent Rusty Tools

  • Reduce the tool rust problem by storing tools with vapor corrosion inhibitor (VCI) products—capsules, liners and bags.

  • Homemade Penetrating Oil

  • Modern rust penetrants work great, but if you’re all out and don’t want to make a trip to the hardware store, this homemade…

  • How to Loosen Nuts, Bolts and Screws

  • Use these time saving (and frustration saving!) tips to loosen stuck fasteners. They work on any fasteners in your home, automobiles and lawn…

  • How to Build a Miter Saw Table

  • Miter saw stands are an essential, but expensive accessory for carpenters. Instead of buying one, save money and get a more versatile work…

  • Build a Table Saw Sled

  • Build these simple table saw sleds and make perfectly square cross cuts and flawless 45-degree miter cuts in both small and wide boards. You…

  • DIY Table Saw Table

  • This DIY table saw table is the perfect solution for cutting long boards or big sheets of plywood. It's also a handy workbench with storage…

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