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The following 60 sites are great sources for woodworking plans; well over 10,000 project plans can be accessed from the links below, and at the top of the first section you can quickly search the largest sites by keyword ("bookcase" or "toy box").

So bookmark this page and start here the next time you need to find a plan for that special woodworking project! And if you like this links page, please Tell a Friend! .


AbsolutelyFreePlans.com This site offers 500 free plans of all sorts.
FreeWoodworkingPlan.com Listing of 4,000 plans? I'll take their word for it.
Free Woodworking Plans on the Internet 700 free plans, 1,031 plans total, as well as a variety of other niceties to make the trip worthwhile.
PlansNow.com From the editors of Woodsmith, ShopNotes & Workbench, this site offers over 200 readily downloadable plans, from furniture to jigs.
Rockler Their plans are top-notch and just a mouse click away.
The Wood Store Sponsored by Wood Magazine, over 175 downloadable plans and 100 others are available.
Woodcraft Plans Offers an assortment of 800 plans, from birdfeeders to furniture and everything in between.
WoodProjects.com With over 3,000 plans to choose from (I didn't count them but that's the claim!) you'll find a plan for most anything that you want to build in a variety of categories, perhaps the largest number on the web!
Visit Rockler.com - Woodworking Superstore!


Free Plans Directory Put together by a dedicated woodworker, this would be a good place to start looking for free project plans.
Woodbin This site offers a link and download of a free woodworking plan finder.


Aschis Workshop Offers a broad selection of electronic plans for wooden toys and models. A free plan offer is a bonus for visitors.
Australian Exports Native parrot and bird mobile plans.
Bear Woods Canadian site with a wealth of toy plans, from mini excavators to a Chevy coupe.
Craft Supplies Limited Dedicated to woodturning in the U.K.
Grampa's Workshop When you can't find the plan you're looking for, check here for some tips on creating your own.


Boat Plans Online If you like being on the water, on a craft built with your own hands, start here for the right plans.
Bunk Beds Unlimited This site offers a variety of ready-made bunk beds and accessories. And if you have time to build it yourself, you'll find plans that can be built in a couple weekends for about $100.
Castles.org You can learn a lot about castles from this site, including how to build a miniature of your own.
Classic Carving Patterns You'll find more carving plans here than most anywhere I suspect. 
The Clock Mechanics Woodworking clock kits and plans. Really neat site.
Cornerstone Designs Great site for plans for toy trains, trucks, construction & farm equipment.
Detailed Play Systems For the children . . . let's just say 'swing sets' do not do these plans justice.
Home Bar Plans Online Home bar construction plans to build a functional wet bar in your house, even incorporating an under-bar keg chiller! For adding entertainment to your home, here's a great place to start!
Home Wet Bar.com Home bar plans with descriptive details on how to build a bar in 8 easy steps. Plan designs include a see-thru bottle cap top, fish tank in the front, and space for a refrigerator under the wet bar.
Law Enforcement Dog House Plans Law Enforcement K-9 Dog House Plans available in different sizes for one or two dogs. They are fully insulated, with removable inside walls and a hinged roof. Perfect even if your dog doesn't wear a badge!
Mechanical Toys Page This is a cool site for your 'inner child' or the real one in your life.
Pool Table Plans.com I'd be tempted to just buy one, but if I were to be adventurous . . .
Spiral Staircases Okay, this is a cool site. A lot of know-how if you're looking on building your own spiral staircase. I mean to have one in my next house; how about you?
Vintage Games These plans will either will bring you back to your childhood or bring your childhood to you.
The Woodbox.com Intarsia all the way.


About Time Plans Clock and furniture woodworking plans for the home shop.
Adirondack Source Good selection of Adirondack and other outdoor furniture and projects.
American Furniture Design No surprise here. 100 plans of furniture, furniture and more furniture.
August Home The publisher of Workbench, Woodsmith and ShopNotes Magazines offers over 100 downloadable plans, many from projects in past issues.
B.Y.O Swingsets Your kids will love you for it.
The Barley Harvest Easily modified plans, from furniture to clocks to games.
Bink's Woodworking A variety of simple, free plans for the taking.
Byegone Workshop This site would be right at home had the Little House on the Prairie had an Internet connection. Go ahead and build the LOYL an old-fashioned wheel barrow for her garden display.
Craftsman Plans Home of authentic detailed drawings of early 20th century American furniture, as originally manufactured by Gustav Stickley, L. & J.G. Stickley, Charles Limbert & Roycroft.
Decks USA Stop here before you start on that spring project.

Design Group No plans for fine furniture, but for just about everything else, from toys to mirrors to outdoor projects.
Family Tradition From the rocking horse to the pet bed plans, for both the young and old, these plans will get the sawdust moving in your veins.
FreePlans.com Get free plans in exchange for receiving 'sponsor' e-mails. Sounds like a good trade.
Furniture Den Quite a selection of Adirondack chair plans.
Furniture Plans.com Downloadable rocking horse and gazebo plans, and everything in between.
Garden Structure.com From custom plans to DIY plans, this site offers a large selection of all kinds of structures for your garden.
Gold Country Woodworks A number of truly unique plans including the 'Fish' Adirondack Chair.
Handyman Plans A wide variety of plans for the home and the yard, including gazebos and decks, workbenches and toy train sets.
Jeff Greef Woodworking Some quality furniture plan freebies as well as some quality resources. Nicely done.
L & R Designs Come here for downloadable plans for your yard, from swings and doghouses, to playhouses and birdhouses.
Plans 4 Wood Every kid's dream is for his dad or mom to build anything from this site.
Popular Woodworking Some quality, free plans for the downloading.
Scandinavian Furniture Plans.com Just think IKEA to the max!
Specialty Furniture Designs Build admirable outdoor and indoor wood furniture and accessories from errorless plans.
SwingPlans.com Swings, gliders, garden seats and planters; every plan you'll need to enjoy the great outdoors in your own backyard.
U-Bild Since 1948, they've been providing plans for easy-to-build projects for the beginner and experienced woodworker alike.
The Winfield Collection From fun mail box designs and whirlygigs, to scrollsaw and holiday projects, there's something for everyone.
The Woodcrafter Page The largest free collection of those retro 'Delta' project plans your grandfather would reference in the 40's & 50's. And if you'd like a custom plan created just for you, here's the place to come.
Woodcrafting A selection of free woodworking plans.
Woodware Designs Low stress computer furniture that you can build. If you don't have a computer, then please build it to hold mine :-)