Outfeed Assembly Table: Part 3 – The Tour

I'm excited to give a tour of the new outfeed assembly table. In this article I'll show you around and explain the features and some things that I haven't mentioned in the previous videos. Continue reading for all the details. This was a fun project from start to finish. When I get to design something  the way I want...

Outfeed Assembly Table: Part 2 – The Build

This is part two, the build, of the Outfeed/Assembly Table project. Once I got started on this build I didn't want to stop until it was done. The improved workflow and efficiency this table provides was much needed in the shop, but getting there was challenging... This project was looong overdue. I have been needing more storage and organization...

Multipurpose Shop Cart

Multipurpose Shop Cart plan
I had a problem in the shop and we solved it... Continue reading to find out how. Click here to watch the build video! I noticed when I used the bandsaw, lathe, table saw, miter saw, jointer, planer, drill press... ok, all of my tool stations that I needed a place to stack the pieces I was working...

DIY Wood Tool Tote with FREE Plans – Teach Woodworking

My kids are in the shop with me this week and we made a wooden tool tote. We actually made three totes, one for each of my sons. They already had a tool tote that they were out growing, but this project was more about getting them involved. Click Read More... Watch the video here Tools used in...

Clamp Rack with Safety Features

Clamp rack with safety features
I've been needing to upgrade my clamp rack for a while now due to safety in the shop. Its out with the old and in with the new... This is one of those shop projects that you'll ask yourself, "Why didn't I do this sooner"? Safety is becoming more of a concern as the kids get older and help out in...

Drill Charging Station with Air Tool Storage AND Dust Free Bins

After rearranging my shop a little bit, I lost my drill charging station location due to hanging a cabinet in it's place. So, the only logical thing to do was to build a new one. Keep reading for more... My process was a little different throughout this project, whereas I normally start a project with Sketch-up. This time around...

Kids Activity Chair

Kids activity chair
Not too long ago I made an activity table for my kids and I just recently made matching chairs to go along with it. The table and chairs both have storage for just about anything you want to store in them. Take a look... The first thing I did was breakdown the plywood according to the plans (get the...

Bandsaw resaw fence – how to

This bandsaw re-saw fence was very simple to make. It consists of four pieces: three for the base, which is the part that slips onto the factory fence, and one for the front which is the tall section of the fence. Some will say you need a way to account for blade drift, but I tested it by re-sawing a...

Kids Activity table

Kids Activity Table with Storage Plan
We needed a place for the kids to keep all of their arts and crafts supplies and off the top of the fridge, off the dinning room table, and even off the floor. With three boys things can get a bit messy and disorganized, so we needed a solution. We made this activity table... Tools used in this project: Table...

Tapering Jig from scrap wood with FREE plans

Recently, I made a tapering jig out of necessity for a project I was working on. Check it out. The jig came out better than expected, so I decided to create plans for it. I didn't spend any money on this specific jig, I already had everything I needed in the shop. My guess is that you, too, have...

Installing a shop air cleaner

Shop Air Cleaner
  Jay Bates and I built a shop air cleaner. Continue reading for the installation process and links to the build video and article. LINK: Programmable Timer Switch 96 p{ ...