Try some of my free woodworking plans. These contain some simple plans and several woodworking joints.

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…

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…

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…

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…