If you enjoy making DIY hand tools, indulge yourselves then - choose a plan from this collection, and create a new hand tool for your workshop.
Most of the hand tools whose design plans you can download here can also be easily purchased, but making quality tools can be a better solution than buying lower-quality tools, plus the satisfaction of using such tools is much greater. In addition to the tools, here you will find plans for making various jigs, fixtures, clamps, etc, which cannot be bought at the shops. So, if you want to have additional functionality in the workshop, you will have to take care of it yourselves, won’t you!?
Adjustable 4 corner framing clamp can be easily made out of various scraps left from the previous projects and its functionality is the same as that of the commercial framing clamps.
With this simple tool you will be able to carry sheets of plywood or some other material all by yourself.
On this page we are offering you two plans to help you create bevel gauges for checking sharpening and most common angles.
Here we are presenting a free woodworking plan that will allow you to make Bevel square hand tool.
On this page you can find plan that you can use for making board-gluing fixture which is a great alternative to pipe clamps.
The center square (center line finder) enables you to accurately locate the center of a round stock. Center line finder enables you to accurately locate center (middle) line of a board (edge, face or end).
In this free metalworking plan, we have presented how to make a coat rack from tube of square cross-section measuring 25mm x 15mm.
With the free metalworking plan that you can download on this page you can make a Contour gauge.
With this plan you can make a Crossbar for edge gluing, a simple but very useful clamp.
On this page you can download free "do it yourself" project for the making of a curtain rod brackets from scrap.
Here we are presenting a woodworking project that will allow you to quickly create a simple and practical cutting gauge hand tool.
This is a free plan for you to make a vise for your bench mount or floor mount drill press.
Here you can download free "do it yourself" project for making an engineer's sliding T bevel.
With the free project that you can download on this page you can make an engraving vice, one of the most commonly used tool of every engraver.
Here you are presented with a plan according to which you can make a very sturdy folding shelf bracket that can withstand high loads.
With this plan, you can create a wrought iron hanging sign that will surely attract guests or customers to your pub, hotel, store…
On this page you can download the plan for making simple collapsible boxes. The plan includes drawings for making 1- and 3- compartment boxes.
Bar clamps are an indispensable tool when you need to temporarily hold work securely in place. They are most commonly used when gluing wood or welding metal parts.
With the free woodworking project that you can download on this page you can make a miter box, which should be an integral part of every hobby workshop.
Mitre gauge is a wooden measuring tool with two pieces of wood (one i s a blade, the other stock) that are at fixed angle to one another, and this plan represents mitre gauge for 30, 45 (mitre) and 60 degree angles.
On this page you can download free woodworking plan for making a panel gauge.
On this page you can find two free woodworking plans that you can use for making Mortise gauges.
On this page you are offered two simple laser cutting projects for making portable extension cord organizers.
In addition to the drawings for making push sticks on this page, we also offer drawings for several push block variants.
In front of you, there are drawings that will allow you to make several variants of push sticks (notched push sticks and shoe push sticks).
In our sanding block plan you will find few types of the sanding block that you could make in a very short time.
In order to help all those who need to make a new handle or replace a poor quality handle on their saw, on this page we offer you 32 templates for various types of saw handles.
We decided to present you a shaving horse plan which proved very well in the practice, and which differs from most shaving horse plans we have seen so far.
On this page we present the free project for a simple sheet metal bench shear manufacture, which should be an integral part of every metalworking shop.
On this page, we present a jig that allows you to cut slats//laths quickly and easily into same-length pieces using a hand saw.
Here you can find a plan according to which you can make a sliding bevel square which can also be found under the name sliding T-bevel.
With this plan you can make a very simple standing press. The plan was made on the basis of a press seen in a workshop.
Here you can download a free woodworking plan which will help you to make a simple tool which we called straightedge tool for corners tool.
Here is a free woodworking project according to which you can make an ergonomic and sturdy sawhorse with a mounted vise.
The free metalworking plan presented here contains drawings with which you can make a trammel, i.e., a beam compass.
Here we are presenting a woodworking plan that will allow you to make a simple and useful Try square hand tool.
On this page you are offered a plan for a tool holder rack from scrap that can be mounted on the wall.
Due to extensive use of wedges, here we are presenting a very simple jig with which you can easily and quickly cut a large number of wedges.
On this page you can see free metalworking plans for making several tools with which you can quickly and efficiently bend wire into various shapes.
With the free woodworking project that you can download on this page you can make a wooden bar clamp.
In our free woodworking plan we present you a drawing board with adjustable height and top drafting board angle, so you can use it while sitting as well as in the standing position.
With the free woodworking plan that you can download on this page you can make a wooden mallet (or carpenter's mallet).