Free Woodworking Plans

Download these free woodworking plans for your next project. You’ll find plans for furniture, bookshelves, tables, gifts, outdoor, shop projects, tools, storage, and much more! Our free woodworking plans come straight from the pages of Woodsmith, Shopnotes, and Workbench magazines.

Tool Chests & Totes

Drill Press Caddy

The trays of this storage caddy swivel out and provide instant access to your drill bits and other accessories.

Tool Chests & Totes

Layout Square

This "ultimate" layout square is the prefect tool modification for large projects.

Shop-Made Hand Tools

Panel Gauge

Learn how to work with brass and make an indispensable tool for hand work.

Shop-Made Hand Tools

Arch-Top Bookends

These simple bookends allow you to try out some of the same techniques used on larger furniture like an arch-top headboard. And with some scrap hardwood and MDF you can build them in a weekend.

Table Saw Insert
Shop-Made Hand Tools

Table Saw Insert

This zero-clearance table saw insert makes it safe and easy to cut thin strips and reduce chipout.

Turning a Platter
Popular Woodworking

Turning a Platter

Push your skills and create a showstopper. With an ogee below and a curved rim above, this platter will add a natural look and feel to your dinner table.

Logs To Lumber
Popular Woodworking

Logs To Lumber

Whether you're milling your own logs or hiring a sawyer, learn the process for getting usable lumber from trees.

Dovetail Jig
Jigs & Fixtures

Dovetail Jig

Build a your dovetail jig to make strong, timeless drawer joinery.

Sandpaper Sharpening
Tips & Techniques

Sandpaper Sharpening

Sharp tools get the job done quicker and safer, but you don't need a lot of expensive stones and accessories to get the job done.

Table Saw Makeover
Tips & Techniques

Table Saw Makeover

A smooth, clean surface on your table saw is more than just cosmetic, it’s a key factor in better cuts.

Table Saw Tune-Up
Technique Collections

Table Saw Tune-Up

An afternoon is all it takes to tune-up your table saw for peak performance and precision results.

Multi-Function Shavehorse
Shop Projects

Multi-Function Shavehorse

No, this isn’t a woodworking rowing machine. This traditional device helps you get the most from hand tools. Our take on the traditional shavehorse features dog holes, a V-notch for sawing, and a wood screw clamp adjustment.