Woodworking Furniture

Learn how to craft and repair furniture with these woodworking tips and techniques.

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Ready-Made Standoff Strips

Use carpet tack strips as finishing standoffs.

How to Make a Portable Bench Vise

Instead of permanently mounting my 6-in. vise to a work-bench, I attached it to scrap plywood so I can clamp...


Awl Right Phillips Screwdriver

Check out this clever workshop tip!


Easy-Reach Bench-Top Tools

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Portable Router Table Base

Just when you thought you’d seen every possible use for your portable workbench (the Workmate bench is shown here), here’s...

How to Add a Workbench Power Strip

Screw a power strip to the side of your workbench and you won’t have to monkey with extension cords anymore...


Homemade Bench Pucks

Rockler sells little things called Bench Cookies . They’re useful when you need to space projects above the workbench for...

How to Make a Bench Hook

When you have to hold something in place while you chisel, plane, belt-sand or do anything that requires pushing or...


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...


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


Rosin Paper Workbench Cover

Build this handy paper holder at one end of your workbench