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Woodworking Bench

Any experienced woodworker can attest to the fact that a good workbench is one of the keys to success for any project. More than a simple work surface, a well-made woodworking bench incorporates precise angles and a level top that serve as gauges for other projects. This do-it-yourself version features a heavy laminated top, a…

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Folding Bench Plan

Woodworking Plan: Folding Bench Have you ever wanted to take your woodworking with you on the road, whether for an on-site gig or just to have with you on vacation? Or do you work in a small, multi-purpose space that requires that you tuck away your bench when you are not working? This portable folding…

How to Sharpen a Bench Chisel: Whetstone

George Vondriska teaches you how to sharpen your bench chisels by using a 9 micron, diamond-embedded whetstone. He demonstrates a few different tricks for properly completing the process, including lubricating the stone with water, using the index finger on your opposite hand to keep the blade flat against the surface of the stone, painting the…

Build Your Own Adjustable Woodworking Bench

Have you ever wanted the ability to raise and lower the benches in your woodworking shop while working on various projects? George Vondriska shows you how valuable and easy it is to have an adjustable bench in your shop.

Master Cabinetmaker’s Bench Plan

Woodworking Plan: Master Cabinetmaker’s Bench Any woodworker who wants to take their game to the next level will want to add a top-notch work bench to their shop. This one definitely fits that bill, incorporating classic design elements of a traditional cabinetmaker’s workbench, sturdy construction, and a simple beauty that will make you proud to…

Planter Bench

This simple and elegant planter bench project is ideal for the porch, patio, or pool. Filled with plants and flowers, it will define a corner of the porch or patio with style. Featuring all straight cuts and modular construction, the project allows the builder to decide what combination of planter boxes and connecting benches works…

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Potting Bench Plans

This do-it-yourself potting bench makes it easy to get a head start on warm-weather gardening. It features a generously sized work top with a hutch above for tools, seeds and small pots. Below, shelves hold larger items, and a large compartment is just right for bulky bags of potting soil, fertilizer or a covered compost…

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Rockler Bench Cookies

There’s nothing more frustrating than chasing your work across the shop while you’re trying to work on it. The obvious solution is clamping the work to your bench, but then you end up with the clamp in your way. If only there was an effective way to stick your work to the bench with no…

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Belt Sander Bench Mount

Turn your belt sander into a stationary machine. Master woodworker George Vondriska shows you the simplest way to construct a jig that will hold a belt sander securely to your workbench, making it easier and safer to sand typically difficult woodworking projects like small toy parts and irregular shapes.

6 Outdoor Woodworking Projects to Build for Your Patio

Make your patio the place to be with some of our best outdoor woodworking projects! These woodworking plans are built to last, and will have your guests (or family) impressed with your craftsmanship. Build these for yourself, or give as a handmade gift that is meant to last and can be treasured for years to…

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