Shop-Made Hand Tools
These shop-made edge clamps are bound to come in handy when gluing hardwood edging on plywood.
Despite its look, this is no Mickey-Mouse project. This shopbuilt router plane is sure to become a favorite tool in your shop, and one that will get used often.
Combine a 6" ruler with a few pieces of wood and brass to create a sweet tool to simplify tool adjustments.
Dovetailed Shoulder Plane
Make an heirloom tool and learn the secret to creating double dovetails in metal — it’s easier than you think.
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.
Sliding Bevel Gauge
Brass blades paired with wood bodies make these bevel gauges as attractive as they are useful.
A simple design and a unique method of securing the blade makes building this plane an easy alternative to a traditional wood plane.
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.
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.
Some scrap wood and a few simple steps are all it takes to build this basic, must-have shop tool.
These mallets are designed to last a lifetime. But the best part is, you can build them in a weekend.