Shop-Made Hand Tools
2-in-1 Desk Set
Combining brass and an eye-catching exotic hardwood, this handy desk set gives you the opportunity to develop some new skills.
5 Shop-Made Clamps
Save money and solve unique clamping challenges by building your own clamps.
Adjustable Pull Saw Miter Box
Cut small pieces accurately and safely with a pull saw using this shop-made miter box.
All-Purpose Layout Tool
Build this handy tool in an afternoon and you’ll use it for a wide range of tasks around the shop.
Build your own precision layout tool. All it takes are a few pieces of aluminum and a little time at the table saw and drill press.
Andre Roubo's Try Square
PDF Download: Full PDF plans and templates for Andre Roubo's try square.
Behind each chisel, sandwiched between the two plates, is a magnet strong enough to hold even the largest chisel in place.
Classic Layout Tool
Ordinary steel bar stock, a propane torch, and a few hours are all you need to created a handy layout tool.
Classic Try Squares
All it takes to make a set of precision layout tools is a relaxing afternoon in the shop.
Custom Brass Hammers
Create your own set of shop hammers using brass stock and a chunk of hardwood. You’re sure to pick up a few new skills along the way.
Custom Chisel Case
Keep your chisels and other tools close at hand and protected with this classic wall case.