DIY and Woodworking plans for making your own projects. Includes free plans, premium plans, joinery plans, planter boxes, and more.

This sturdy planter box uses trestle style crossed legs joined with a strong lap joint. It is made of fence boards and 4x4s and holds about 6 cubic feet of…

This carrying case protects your Japanese saws by holding them in place with kaizen foam, while displaying them beautifully through a clear acrylic panel. The foam can be custom cut…

This is measurements and a printable template for a frog adjustment screw that fits on a Stanley hand plane. The reference I used was a Stanley No. 4 bench plane…

This tensegrity table uses a sliding dovetail joint to attach the support arm. The elegant design is great for holding up a small plant or art piece. The difficulty level…

This stylish two-tiered planter box leans against a wall or a ledge. It's great for growing herbs and vegetables, and can be built with a single 2x6 and three fence…

The finger jointed paired tenon is a method of having a longer tenon in a narrow leg. The two adjacent tenons share an L-shaped mortise, by having the two mortises…

The double mortise and tenon is a stronger variant of the traditional mortise and tenon, due to the huge increase in glue surface by having two tenons, and the extra…

The castle joint is a nice-looking joint for corners on beds and tables. It combines a half lap joint with intersecting bridle joints to connect three parts in a strong…

This brilliant but challenging joint is the wedged blind tenon, also known as the fox tenon because the two wedges look like ears. The blind tenon goes into a tapered…

The mitered tenon allows for longer tenons in a furniture leg by allowing adjacent tenons to occupy the same L-shaped mortise. This is useful in narrow legs, because longer tenons…

The breadboard end is a great joint for the edge of a breadboard or table top. It hides the end grain, accommodates for wood movement, and also prevents cupping of…

The beveled shoulder mortise and tenon joint is a stronger variant of the normal blind mortise and tenon. The full width of the beam is housed into the post, so…

The fencepost mortise and tenon allows two tenons to be housed in the same mortise of a fencepost. To make the joint, cut each through tenon fit into the mortise…

These are plans for the Isuka style tachi kanna, a Japanese scraper plane with a skewed blade. It's often used to tune up the sole of a kanna, but can…

This tomato cage uses half lap joints for its construction, and is designed to fit into the Elevated Planter Box. It's best to use redwood, teak, or cedar to avoid…

This Japanese-inspired plant stand design uses two angled bridle joints and one half lap joint. I originally designed the project as a way to teach those joints to my Joinery…