Workshop organizers not only make the best use of your valuable space but it also makes for a safe work environment. We have many woodworking plans for sale in our woodworking online store that address all areas of your workshop and garage.
Organize your shovels, brooms, and other garden tools in one convenient caddy. Inexpensive to make from 1 x 4 inch boards. Upright storage prolongs life of brooms and eliminates rust marks caused by laying metal tools on your garage floor.
Left in the open, sandpaper will cup due to humidity. To keep this perennial problem in check and keep our sandpaper organized and away from dust, we came up with this multi-purpose cabinet. We have m...
We packed all these tools and bitsâ135 pieces totalâinto an instant-access storage unit that takes up just 2 x 2 feet of wall space. Think of how it will help organize your shop! Spin the entire carou...
We designed this perforated hardboard tool storage system to help you stay organized in your workshop. The system consists of a framed hanging tool board sized to suit your needs and eight specialized tool holders made from scrap wood.
This handy divider lets you organize and protect your favorite saw blades. We dimensioned ours to fit into a drawer in the Mobile Sawing and Routing Center 31-MD-00271 sold separately. Feel free to modify your organizer to suit a drawer you have in mind.
Want to keep large drill bits and other hold-boring accessories close at hand and easy to find? This compact carousel hold a multitude of specialty bits, such as holesaws and Forstner bits, and swivels on a lazy Susan bearing for quick access.
Use this practical rack as a freestanding unit, or remove the feet and fasten it to your workshop wall. Either way, this shop project displays your chisels proudly and protects their finely honed edges.
Do not let your glue bottles get scattered around your shop. Store them in this easy-to-make mobile home for easy transport. Plus, if your shop gets too cold to store glue safely during the winter, this handy glue tote allows you to haul a half-dozen bottles between the shop and the house with one hand.
We knew you would want a way to keep the multitude of projects, techniques, and feature articles from WOOD organized and stored in style. With that in mind, we designed a special binder (made of wood,...
Looking for that single location where you can store all of your sanding supplies? This WOOD magazine original, featuring a half-dozen easy-to-build projects, may be just the tick. It includes holders...
Behind every great workshop lies a great plan, no matter whether you have a dedicated room or a corner of the basement to garage to work in. This planner allows you to organize your shop to create a working environment that considers your tools, cabinets and preferred work flow.
Organize the stuff in your garage, basement, or workshop with this easy-to-build project. You will complete it in no time, thanks to the simple screw joinery and identical basic bin construction. And using melamine panels meansâno finishing. Overall dimensions of one bin: 42 inches high, 18 inches deep, and 20 inches wide. Build one, two, three, or all four of the bins. Plan includes all four. Or customize the bins to suit your storage items by mounting the shelves and divider where you wish.
Moving a pile of workpieces around the shop can be a hassle. Or if you are working at one tool, it is nice to have an extra worksurface to help keep everything organized. With our rollaround shop cart, both problems are solved. The cutting diagrams and materials list are available to download in this Online Extra.
This super organized project will provide plenty of room for all the bits you will need to drive a wide assortment of screws. Build the box, then apply the quick-reference chart to match the right bit...
Tired of constantly fussing around with your scrollsaw blades? With this clever helper you can easily retrieve blades by reaching in with a finger and sweeping the blades up along the curved edge of each hollow. Make this fabulous little storage unit with common cove moldings available at any home center.
Storing blades of various widths and tooth counts for his 14 inch bandsaw presented a problem for Howard Lang, of Wilmington, North Carolina, so he designed an organizer we knew you would all love. As part of this plan, we provide a link to a free video on how to fold a bandsaw blade.
Keep hardware, supplies, and small hand tools at the ready in this easy-to-build drawer cabinet. We placed ours in the shop, but this handy design works well organizing craft-project supplies and other items in the house as well. The organizer shown has three small, two medium, and three large drawers. But the modular drawer design lets you build in the mix of sizes that works best for you. It will hold up to 16 small drawers. Included with the plan is information of how to make quick, clean rabbets on the table saw.
You can keep the most frequently used bits and accessories for your drill press with this simple to build holder. We designed ours to fit a 3-1/8 inch diameter column but you can easily adapt the plan to fit your needs, whether it be a drill press column or a steel post in your workshop.
A perfect project for a free afternoon, this compact organizer takes no more than a couple of hours to complete. If you have more than one sander, you could make the upper portion of the sander center taller for a second shelf that accommodates the additional tool.
Wall-mount this handy holder near the stationary saws in your shop, or, if you like, place it on a convenient benchtop. You will find it the ideal storage project for organizing an assortment of saw blades and a dado-blade set.
Keep frequently used tools organized, protected, and within easy reach wherever you go by rolling this compact cart right up to your work area. Its drawers, shelves, top tray, and doors create numerou...
Perforated hardboard and hooks help you get organized once and for all. If your shop could stand a little bit more order, try building the double-door cabinet shown and the single-door unit (also incl...
A few hours spent building this wall-hung unit saves a lifetime of hunting for bits. Quickly find what you need with a glance through a clear acrylic door that keeps out dust. To build this cabinet, we will show you how to make a simple and sturdy face frame and case door frame using half-laps cut with a dado blade. And, we will show you how to pack the most bits into the smallest space.
Keep your attachments organized and at arms reach with this Bandsaw Accessory Store-All shelf. This shelf is easily customizable to fit your accessories, and mounts to your bandsaw in no time, If your bandsaw does not sit on an accommodating cabinet, simply create the optional wall bracket and mount the shelf near your saw.
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