- Make Better Use of Your Shop Space: A Spare Room
In the smallest spaces, pick your compromises
- Think Your Shop is Small? Think again
Space comes at a premium on the island of Cyprus, where woodworker Stelios Stavrinides lives. So he designed a movable shop that fits in a 5-ft. by 5-ft. storage ...
- 3 Paths to a Stand-Alone Shop
Anatole Burkin bought a house with a detached garage so he could dedicate the space to woodworking. Greg Paolini built a new two-car garage to house his shop, knowing ...
- Hand-Tool Shop Saves Space
You don't need an oversize shop and budget-busting set of woodworking machines to make furniture. For less than the cost of a cabinet saw, you can equip your shop ...
- Video: Shop Tour: Chris Gochnour's Expanded Garage Workshop
See how this frequent Fine Woodworking contributor took a small garage shop and transformed it into a dream space
- Video: Video Tour of a Garage Workshop
Get Anatole Burkin's recipe for turning a two-car garage into a four-season shop
- Video: Video Tour of Garrett Hack's Vermont Workshop
Scope out his timber-frame shop on a one-horse farm in Vermont
- FWW Poll: Garage as Shop
1 in 3 do their woodworking in an attached garage, and 1 in 4 use all or part of the basement.
- Workshop Solutions
The online extras for our newsstand-only publication with videos, plans, and articles to help outfit your shop
- Set Up Shop on a Budget
Taking issue with Asa Christiana's recent article, "Set Up Shop for $5,000," Mike Bielski gives his take on what it should reasonably cost to get started in woodworking. ...
- Smart Garage Workshop, From the Ground Up
Matthew Teague planned his new shop with the small pro or serious hobbyist woodworker in mind. His dream shop would have plenty of bench space, versatile storage, ...
- A Layout Kit for Small Shops
Modeling in two or three dimensions is a lot easier than moving around your heavy machinery to get a shop plan you like
- Set up Shop for $5,000
Most furniture makers would welcome a few more chisels, planes, and clamps, and possibly a wider jointer, but there is a critical mass of tools that allows you ...
- Wiring a Garage Workshop
The electrical wiring, outlets, and lighting in your workshop should be as specialized as your tools. Electrician and hobbyist woodworker Clifford Popejoy shares ...
- Three Small-Shop Solutions
When workspace is at a premium, create covertible spaces and make your tools mobile