Tag Archives: tool

Cross Cut Sled for the Table Saw

A cross cut sled allows you to make safer, cleaner, and more accurate cuts on the table saw. Using scrap plywood that I had in my shop I finally built myself a cross cut sled. The most important part of … Continue reading

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French Fit Tool Tray

After building my new toolbox, I needed to protect my tools from rolling around into each other and potentially damaging one another. I created a few quick and dirty tool tray holders using scrap plywood and a scroll saw.

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Drawer Style Toolbox

Recently I have been building some simple toolboxes. To practice more advanced woodworking skills I set out to build a mechanics style toolbox. The benefit of this design is that you can get a large number of your hand tools … Continue reading

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Simple Tool Boxes

This post describes two simple tool boxes that I made for members of my family that were in need of some tool storage. The first tool box is the simpliest tool box possible, with a handle that swings out of … Continue reading

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Tool Box Prototype

For a while now I have felt that my ability to organize my tools left something to be desired. After looking through Jim Stack’s “Building the Perfect Tool Chest” I had a rough idea about the type of tool box I … Continue reading

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Router Circle Jig

A router circle jig helps you cut circles with your router. This is by no means a new idea, but I have documented my build here so that you can see all of the steps. The jig is made from … Continue reading

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Cabinet Maker Mallet

Following plans from Shop Notes Magazine Volume 16 issue #5, I built a simplified cabinet makers mallet. The original design had some aesthetically pleasing curves that I eliminated for simplicity. The mallet is constructed from 1/4″ birch plywood and pine. … Continue reading

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