Shop-Made Hand Tools
Some scrap wood and a few simple steps are all it takes to build this basic, must-have shop tool.
Sharpening Stone Storage Box
These sharp-looking boxes provide protection for your stones while keeping them handy whenever you need them.
Sheet Metal Bending Brake
The possibilities for shop projects are endless with this simple jig for bending sheet metal.
Shop Marking Knife
Get a better grip on your layouts with this shop-made handle for your marking knife.
These mallets are designed to last a lifetime. But the best part is, you can build them in a weekend.
Shop-Made Beam Compass
Aluminum and figured wood come together in this practical layout tool you can build in a weekend.
Shop-Made Hand Planes
With a few simple tools and step-by-step techniques, you can make a pair of heirloom-quality planes.
Shop-Made Marking Knives
Create quality layout tools using straightforward steps and shop-tested metalworking techniques.
Shop-Made Shooting Board
This must-have jig allows you to take whisker-thin shavings off the end of a workpiece to fine-tune the fit of a joint.
There’s no better way to create smooth, even curves than using a tool designed specifically for that purpose. And you can’t beat the satisfying results when it’s a tool you’ve made yourself.
Sliding Bevel Gauge
Brass blades paired with wood bodies make these bevel gauges as attractive as they are useful.