ShopNotes Magazine

Project Plans

Category: Tool Stand

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Band Saw Upgrade Table and Fence

Band Saw Upgrade Table and Fence

from ShopNotes No. 51

Make your band saw more versatile with this large auxiliary table and precision fence.

Detailed plans… $9.95
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Bench Top Router Table

Bench Top Router Table

from ShopNotes No. 45

Not every shop has room for a large, stationary router table. That's why we designed this unique router table that clamps to your bench.

Detailed plans… $5.95
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Complete Router Table/Cabinet

Complete Router Table/Cabinet

from ShopNotes No. 1

Here's a router table that does it all ? dadoes, grooves, rabbets, decorative moldings ? and you can build it in your own shop.

Detailed plans… $7.95
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Cordless Tool Station

Cordless Tool Station

from ShopNotes No. 100

This compact station keeps cordless tools, chargers, and accessories within armís reach.

Detailed plans… $4.95
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Drill Press Storage Cart

Drill Press Storage Cart

from Woodsmith No. 127

Take advantage of the unused space below your drill press. Built-in supports on the sides of the cart for drilling long workpieces.

Detailed plans… $5.95
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Drill Press Table

Drill Press Table

from ShopNotes No. 57

Our drill press table plan provides a large, flat work surface for drilling, a fence thatís easy to adjust, and plenty of attachment options.

Detailed plans… $5.95
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Drill Press Table & Fence

Drill Press Table & Fence

from ShopNotes No. 38

The small metal table that came with your drill press was not designed for woodworking. Make your drill press woodworker-friendly.

Detailed plans… $5.95
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Drop Down Table Saw Cabinet

Drop Down Table Saw Cabinet

from ShopNotes No. 119
Detailed plans… $9.95
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Five Plywood Shop Projects

Five Plywood Shop Projects

from ShopNotes No. 71

Easy-to-build accessories for improving work in the shop. Best part is that each can be built from only one 4x8 sheet of plywood!

Detailed plans… $9.95
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Five Shop Projects

Five Shop Projects

from ShopNotes No. 78

Five Plans in One! Easy-to-Build Projects for the Shop

Detailed plans… $9.95
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Folding Miter Saw Station

Folding Miter Saw Station

from ShopNotes No. 31
Detailed plans… $5.95
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Knock-Down Table Saw Stand

Knock-Down Table Saw Stand

from Workbench No. 269

No one wants to drag around saw horses to use a benchtop table saw. Here's a solution that makes setup and storage a snap!

Detailed plans… $5.95
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Lathe Stand

Lathe Stand

from ShopNotes No. 10

Benchtop lathes lack the mass needed to dampen the vibration of the spinning workpiece. Our lathe stand stabilizes and reduces vibration.

Detailed plans… $5.95
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Midi Lathe Stand

Midi Lathe Stand

from ShopNotes No. 120

Compact Lathe Station

Detailed plans… $7.95
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Mini-Lathe Stand

Mini-Lathe Stand

from ShopNotes No. 67

Turn your mini-lathe into a full-fledged turning center! This stand is rock solid, easy to build, and provides plenty of storage.

Detailed plans… $7.95
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Miter Saw Station

Miter Saw Station

from ShopNotes No. 11

The only thing a miter saw lacks is a table to support long workpieces. Our miter saw station solves this problem. Step-by-step plans.

Detailed plans… $5.95
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Mobile Planer Station

Mobile Planer Station

from Workbench No. 247

Easy-to-build station provides a 30" outfeed platform for benchtop-style planers. Place on your benchtop or a pair of sawhorses.

Detailed plans… $5.95
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Modular Router Table

Modular Router Table

from Woodsmith No. 131

You can't buy a router table this good. But you can build one.

Detailed plans… $9.95
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Palm Router Station

Palm Router Station

from ShopNotes No. 90

This router table packs a lot of big-time features into a compact package. Using an ordinary palm router, you can accurately rout, mortise, and joint both small and large workpieces.

Detailed plans… $4.95
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Panel Saw

Panel Saw

from ShopNotes No. 4

This shop-built panel saw allows one person to easily crosscut or rip a full sheet of plywood or Masonite. It's made with common materials and hardware.

Detailed plans… $5.95
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Portable Benchtop Saw Station

Portable Benchtop Saw Station

from Workbench No. 251

Get the most from your benchtop tablesaw with this portable workstation. Perfect for outdoor projects.

Detailed plans… $5.95
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Portable Dovetail Jig Workcenter

Portable Dovetail Jig Workcenter

from ShopNotes No. 93
Detailed plans… $5.95
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Portable Planer Stand

Portable Planer Stand

from ShopNotes No. 9

At about 60 pounds, I don't like to move my planer around too often. But it's a lot easier now that I built this roll-around planer stand.

Detailed plans… $5.95
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Portable Router Station

Portable Router Station

from Workbench No. 245

Unique table design mounts on two sawhorses. Set it up, take it down, or take it with you, quickly and easily. Step-by-step plan includes instructions for building router fence.

Detailed plans… $5.95
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Shop Utility Station

Shop Utility Station

from Workbench No. 255

Handy wall-mounted shelf makes a perfect station for using or storing power tools. Helps eliminate clutter in the shop.

Detailed plans… $4.95
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Sliding-Carriage Panel Saw

Sliding-Carriage Panel Saw

from ShopNotes No. 88

Unique design lets you make both horizontal and vertical cuts... without having to flip the plywood panel over.

Detailed plans… $9.95
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Space-Saving Bench Router Table

Space-Saving Bench Router Table

from ShopNotes No. 71

Space-saving router table easily mounts to your workbench with a face vise or clamps. Step-by-step plan features quick-release toggle clamps that attach router in seconds.

Detailed plans… $5.95
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Space-Saving Workstation

Space-Saving Workstation

from Workbench No. 279

This space-saving workstation has a hidden surprise -- a sturdy support arm that extends out for cutting large panels to size.

Detailed plans… $7.95
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Sure-Footed Sawhorses

Sure-Footed Sawhorses

from Workbench No. 242

Hefty, strong, and safe enough to stand on. The only plan you'll ever need for shop sawhorses.

Detailed plans… $5.95
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Table Saw Cabinet

Table Saw Cabinet

from Woodsmith No. 47

Add weight and stability to your table saw. Easily rolls away for storage. Includes a sawdust collection system in the cabinet.

Detailed plans… $5.95
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Table Saw Router Table

Table Saw Router Table

from Woodsmith No. 103

Save valuable space in your shop! Step-by-step plan features an MDF router table that attaches to the outside edge your table saw.

Detailed plans… $5.95
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Ultimate Router Table

Ultimate Router Table

from ShopNotes No. 100

This design includes just about every wish-list item we could think of for a shop-built router table.

Detailed plans… $9.95
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