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Video: Setting Up a Small Woodworking Shop
You can have an effective garage workshop in a small space, we’ll show you how!
Best Ways to Heat a Workshop
Does your shop get as cold as a meat locker every winter? Here are the best ways to heat your space.
How to Keep Your Shop Cool
Woodworking's not much fun when your space feels like an oven. Here’s how to keep your shop cool.
Setting Up a Woodturning Shop
Getting started in woodturning? We’ll break down “must-have” and “nice to have” turning tools.
Finding a Place to Work
Expert advice for getting a great workshop started in your garage, basement or anywhere else.
Outfitting Your Small Shop
Setting up a workshop can be fun. But how do you do it without investing a ton of money?
Spotlight on Task Lighting
Here are 5 areas where extra lighting goes a long way to achieve better and safer woodworking.
NEW! setting up shop article
The possibilities are endless when setting up a new workshop space. Here are 5 things to consider.
Free Premium Plan: Deluxe Workbench
There's a time in every woodworker's life when folding stands and tables just won't do.
Workshop Bench and Wall Cabinet Project
Simple construction makes this bench and cabinet project a practical pair for any shop.
Best Workbench Upgrades
We’ll show you several simple upgrades you can make to whatever you’re using as a workbench.
Video: Modernize Your Workbench
We’ll show you how to make your workbench more functional with these add-ons and accessories.
Video: Building the Ultimate Workbench
How to build the ultimate workbench with assembly and outfeed tables.
Folding Shop Desk Plan
There's never enough floor space in small shops. This fold-down desk project provides a solution.
Material Mate Cabinet PLAN
This dual-purpose cart makes it easy to roll sheets from vehicles to storage or machining areas.
Project: Mini Tabletop Workbench
This tabletop workbench provides a mobile work surface that will enhance your shop experience.
Dust Separator Cabinet Project Plan
This DIY cabinet adds the function of a two-stage dust extractor to your dust collector.
Woodworking Dust Collection System Solutions
Upgrade your dust collection system with these innovative dust collection fittings and hoses.
Video: Lathe Dust Collection System
Lathe dust collection can be a challenge. Our Dust Right® Lathe Dust Collection system is the perfect solution.
Choosing the Right 4" Dust Collection Hose and Fittings
We’ll walk you through hose & fitting options available when setting up a dust collection system.
Why and Where to Install Dust Collection Blast Gates?
Blast gates are like traffic cops in your system. We'll walk you through several types and how to install them.
Easy Dust Collection Upgrades
Check out these quick and easy updates to improve your woodworking dust collection system.
How to Install a Dust Line for Benchtop Tools
Dust collection lines make it easy to keep your woodworking shop clean and safe. Here’s how to install them.
Protect Your Health with Shop Air Filtration
Did you know your dust collection system does not protect you against fine dust particles? Shop air filtration to the rescue.
Improve Your Workshop's Dust Control & Collection System
There are many simple ways to improve your dust collector's output. Here are a few of our favorites.
Video: Space Saving Dust Collection Cart
Watch Paul Jackman build a dust collection cart meant to save space and keep his shop clean.
Battery Charger Cabinet Project Plan
Build a workshop cabinet that will store six chargers and keep more than a dozen tool batteries.
Storage Cabinet PLAN
This DIY tool storage cabinet introduces you to cabinet construction and builds foundational skills for future projects.
Tool Chest Plan
This two-drawer tool chest is perfect for organizing small tools, hardware, or other small parts in your workshop.
Video: Organizing Drawers with the Lock Align System
Use interlocking trays, bins and dividers to build compartments customized to the size of your drawer.
Project: Portable Tool Storage Cabinet
Build a moveable tool storage cabinet that keeps your tools organized and readily at hand.
How do you store lumber? Build the best racks and carts to store your solid lumber and sheet stock.
Rolling Clamp Rack Stores Your Clamps and More
Say good-bye to clamp storage problems. Store & wheel clamps, tools and supplies with ease.
They say you can never have too many clamps. Here are the best ways to store all of your clamps.
Benchtop Tool Cart Plan
This DIY mobile tool cart will give your benchtop tools the "home base" that they deserve.
Table Saw Blade Organizer
Keeping your blades handy, safe, and sharp with this easy to build table saw blade organizer.
Outfeed Table & Skill Builder Videos
A table saw outfeed table is an excellent improvement to your shop. This design provides mobility, storage & worktop space!
Table Saw Accessories Storage Cabinet
Learn how to build an accessory storage cabinet under your table saw extension table.
Project: Updated Miter Saw Station
Your miter saw will be more convenient to use with this DIY miter saw station.
Project: Space Saving Miter Saw Station
Make cuts on your miter saw without having to choose between workshop or bench space with this space-saving solution.
Project: Ultimate Miter Saw Stand
Maximize the potential of your miter saw with this DIY stand. Accuracy, tearout prevention, storage & dust collection are key features.
Woodworker's Journal Free Plan: Router Table Cabinet
If the area inside the base of your router table is empty, you’re missing a great storage opportunity.
Project: Router Bit Cabinet with Pull-out Shelves
Corral all your router bits into one place with this easy to build router bit storage cabinet with pull-out shelves.
Benchtop Tool Cart Plan
This easy to build tool cart on wheels raises the top of most benchtop table saws to a 36" working height.