Shelving & Storage

Get your home and shop organized with step-by-step plans for shelving and storage projects from the editors and contributors to Popular Woodworking Magazine. You’ll find projects in a wide range of styles: period, Arts & Crafts, contemporary, Shaker and more.You’ll find woodworking plans for bookcases and bookshelves, hanging wall shelves and cabinets, shop and garage storage, small storage ideas, television stands and more. And, you’ll learn the essential woodworking techniques you need to build them right.

I recommend using a dado stack for cutting rabbets because it requires only one setup. The featherboard makes the operation safer and more accurate by keeping your work pressed firmly against the saw.

Shaker Hanging Cabinet

If you own any books about the Shakers or their furniture, you probably have seen a small storage cabinet like this one hanging in the background behind the more celebrated pieces.

Standing Desk Part 3: The Lower Case

Period accounts indicate 18th-century American cabinetmakers typically produced a wide variety of products. They were neither quite as specialized as some would have it, nor did they produce particularly great quantities of any one product.