House and Components

A house is much more than just a collection of rooms. Here’s everything that goes into making your house a home.

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How to Build a Tool Barrow

Build this tool table! It organizes bench-top tools, rolls them right where you need them, then stands rock-steady when you put the tools to work.

Outfeed Plus for Your Table Saw

What’s the best way to support long pieces of wood when ripping them with your bench-top table saw?


Instant Bench Vise

Clamp a handscrew on your workbench and use it as a vise for holding boards on edge for planing, drilling...


In-and-out Benchtop Tools

Go clampless with bench-top tools! Determine a base width you can use for all the smaller power tools you own—grinder,...


Pipe-Clamp Bench Vise

Increase your workshop’s vise-atility with a 1/2-in. pipe clamp screwed to one end of your workbench. It works like a...

Mobile-but-Secure Benchtop Tools

Fasten your bench-top tools to your workbench. Bolt 3/4-in. plywood bases on the tools, then glue and screw a wood...


Table Saw Worktable

Turn your table saw into an extra work-bench with a piece of 3/4-in. plywood. Wood strips around the plywood make...


Storable, Portable Turntable

If you do a lot of spray painting and finishing but don’t have room for a permanent finishing bench, give...


Space-Saving Cutting and Finishing Bench

Save space and make plywood cutting easier by building this hinged, flip-up, open-web bench. It’ll take some patience to cut...


Bargain-Basement Bench Dogs

Build this bench dog to make it easy to hold and work on flat and irregularly shaped project parts. Just...


Reader Project: Super Bench

We love seeing different spins on our projects, such as this Super Bench by reader Charles Brown. The plans were


DIY Mudroom Storage Cubby Plans

Cure back-door chaos!


DIY Furniture

The secret to inexpensive DIY furniture is to start with kitchen cabinets!

Install Mosaic Tile

In some ways, setting mosaic tile is just like setting any other tile. But because the individual tiles are small...


Rosin Paper Workbench Cover

Build this handy paper holder at one end of your workbench