Shop-Made Hand Tools
Make a Shapely Bowsaw
A bowsaw is a useful tool to have in the shop for cutting fret wood and curves. With this step by step instruction from Bill Anderson, you will be able to create your very own.
An heirloom-quality marking gauge is not only a functional and attractive tool, but a pleasure to use when laying out joinery.
Micro-Adjustable Shooting Board
Fine-tuning the joinery on your projects is a cinch with this must-have, precision bench accessory.
Multipurpose Layout Tool
With just a few hours in the shop, you can transform a piece of T-track into one of your go-to tools.
Precision Miter Square
Sharpen your skills by making this custom-designed layout tool, and the etching on the blade will showcase your attention to detail.
Pull Saw Miter Box
Cut small parts safely and accurately at any angle with just a few strokes of your pull saw.
Rotating Tool Caddy
Keep your benchtop organized and your tools close by with this handy shop accessory.
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.
Some scrap wood and a few simple steps are all it takes to build this basic, must-have shop tool.
Combine a 6" ruler with a few pieces of wood and brass to create a sweet tool to simplify tool adjustments.
Sharpening Stone Storage Box
These sharp-looking boxes provide protection for your stones while keeping them handy whenever you need them.