DIY Plans and Woodworking Plans

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

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…

The cogged lap joint is a stronger variant of the half lap joint. On a regular half lap joint, half of the beam is removed, unlike this joint where most…

The keyed through half dovetail is a very strong, removable joint that resembles a through mortise and tenon. The difference here is the mortise has an angled top and bottom,…

The dovetail half lap joint is similar to a half lap joint, but the dovetail shape adds mechanical strength against being pulled apart. This is an ideal joint for holding…

This is a full sized template for tracing out a scarf joint on the end of a timber. There is a template for a 3" piece and also for a…

The haunched mortise and tenon joint is a variant of the mortise and tenon joint. The haunch on the tenon gives it a wider contact surface, which adds additional strength…

The wedged through tenon is like a through mortise and tenon, but is held in place mechanically by two wedges. The mortise is angled outward to create a captured dovetail…

This elegantly simple dice box (dice vault) holds 2 full sets of dice for D&D (Dungeons and Dragons) or other roleplaying games. The top is attached with a sliding dovetail…

The keyed through tenon is a very strong joint that uses a key or wedge to hold the tenon in place. It is not typically glued, because the main feature…

This DIY Food Can Dispenser is great for holding up to 42 cans in a rotating first-in-first-out fashion, so you can eat the oldest ones first. The plans can be…

This Elevated Planter Box has a sturdy yet elegant design, with no excess material used. It sits above the ground for easy gardening without having to bend over. The 12…