Woodworking Furniture

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

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    DIY Roof Bench

    Here’s a slick way to keep tools from sliding off the roof!

    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...

    Trigger-Style Bench Clamps

    Make your clamps even more useful with this amazing, quick trick.

    Reader Project: Modified Viking Table and Bench

    The Family Handyman reader Kevin Rusch wanted to build a dining room table.  When he saw the Built-to-Last Viking Long...

    Awl Right Phillips Screwdriver

    Check out this clever workshop tip!

    Easy-Reach Bench-Top Tools

    Check out this workshop tip!

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    Stuff We Love: Rockler Bench Cookies

    Stuff We Love: Rockler Bench Cookies

    How to Build an Outdoor Storage Bench

    Stash your stuff in this easy-to-build project

    Recipes for Perfect Flower Containers

    Surefire combinations with great curb appeal

    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...

    Heavy-Duty Viking Bench

    A brawny companion to our Viking table.

    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...

    Make a Simple Bench Hook from Wood Scraps

    Put your wood scraps to use by making this simple bench hook!

    Reader Project: Hefty Woodworking Bench

    So what do you do with a 30-year old cedar deck and a sagging dining room table?  If you are...

    Reader Project: DIY Ski-Back Bench

    Jim McParland made this bench using our sloped back bench plans. I wanted to make a bench with my collection...

    Bargain-Basement Bench Dogs

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