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Workshop Organization

Spring cleaning is in full swing! Time to organize your workshop and give yourself more space to build and assemble your projects quickly. Use these workshop plans to save space and add endless amounts of storage and organization to your workshop. Time to DIY it.

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  • I like the whole setup that you have. Just moved into our house and have a 20x20 garage and was wondering how I was going to set it up. Now I know. Thanks.
    By Marden64, on January 14, 2018

  • Could someone post the dimensions of the in/out feed cart and the miter saw cart? Are they both 48" wide?
    By potomacbuilder, on May 1, 2018
    • Hi @potomacbuilder! The in-feed-out-feed cart dimensions are 36 x 24 x 40. The miter saw cart dimensions are 36 x 24 x 48. Hope this is helpful! 
      By RYOBI NATION, on May 1, 2018
    • thanks. In the video though the in/out cart is definitely wider than the miter saw cart. Optical illusion??
      By potomacbuilder, on May 2, 2018
    • I noticed that too. Maybe the miter saw cart is 40" wide and the others are 48". Thinking more about it, all the carts could be anything up to 48" in width. Might as well make them 48" wide and have less waste.

      I hope to make the carts in the next few weeks! It'll help organize the war zone that is my garage.
      By dallusglockin, on August 23, 2019 (edited)

  • Hi, I started building this today.  I assembled the outer frame and it is not overly sturdy.  I did it with 16 1-1/4" course thread pocket hole screws in the location from the plans.  Before I invest too much more time and money I was hoping to find out if this is expected?  Will adding the interior pieces and the 1/4" plywood to the back truly make this fully stable?  I planned on building the Miter saw cart next, but I would not put a miter saw on this one as it is now.

    Thanks
    By toolsinga, on July 1, 2018
    • Hi! We did not have issues at all with it being sturdy. Did you go ahead and add the other interior pieces? That should make it more sturdy. 
      By RYOBI NATION, on July 17, 2018

  • Do I need to build the miter saw cart first in order to get the correct height for the in and out carts? I’m planning on purchasing the Ryobi 12” sliding miter saw to put on the cart.
    By Gerryyo, on August 26, 2018
    • No, you do not. Click "view project PDF" and it will give step by step instructions for the in-feed out-feed cart.
      By RYOBI NATION, on August 29, 2018
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  • I find myself visit I g this site so much. You always have the best ideas for every job, every workshop big or small. My wife loves this and I'm going to make this for my little work shed. Job button is a definitely a must have.
    By jester5042, on February 13, 2018
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  • Amazing! And all for just $25 in lumber! You really did a fantastic job on the design of this table. Excited to see all the beautiful things you'll create with your new Router Table!
    By RYOBI Nation, on November 18, 2016

  • Thank you, DIY Huntress! I like this so much I built it as my first real project. I made my legs 2" longer than yours, but otherwise followed you exactly. Love it!
    By concretefish, on November 19, 2016
    • Love! I have to check it out! So glad you made it!
      By DIY Huntress, on December 12, 2016

  • Looks Great. Any plans or dimensions available ?
    By TP from PA, on November 30, 2016
    • Hi! Yes! You can find the full plans here: http://diyhuntress.com/2016/09/diy-rolling-benchtop-tool-stand.html
      By DIY Huntress, on December 12, 2016

  • I so wish I saw this about a year ago. I bought a short plastic table for my router table. Nice project.
    By Vctrcss, on January 3, 2017

  • Super cool project! I'm sure this will be great to use on more than just a router :-) So I'm gonna make one okay maybe two of these! love that you shared this!
    By rchampine, on January 12, 2017

  • Thanks for the plans for a table which is functional, easy to build and cost effective.
    By falcon018, on October 24, 2018
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  • I don't see a link for the plans that are mentioned throughout. Am i overlooking the obvious?
    By shnu, on May 2, 2016
    • Sorry about the delay, the plans are now attached as a link in the description. Happy building!
      By Rogue Engineer, on May 4, 2016
    • Thanks, see them now. Just be warned, I'm going to blame you for being late to our Mother's Day plans this weekend!
      By shnu, on May 4, 2016
    • Haha, I'll totally take the blame.
      By Rogue Engineer, on May 4, 2016
    • Almost done, just need to attach the doors. Seeing it in person, I wish I'd splurged on nicer plywood. This is worth it!
      By shnu, on May 17, 2016

  • Great use of space.
    By user113820, on May 3, 2016

  • I also don't see the downloadable plan and would very much like it. Thanks.
    By dragonslayerone, on May 3, 2016
    • Sorry about the delay, the plans are now attached as a link in the description. Happy building!
      By Rogue Engineer, on May 4, 2016
    • Thanks Rogue! : )
      By dragonslayerone, on May 5, 2016

  • I think this would work perfectly for me. Where can I get the plans?
    By wolffmichael, on May 3, 2016
    • Sorry about the delay, the plans are now attached as a link in the description. Happy building!
      By Rogue Engineer, on May 4, 2016

  • I also don't see the downloadable plan and would very much like it. Thanks.
    By Mesquitta, on May 3, 2016
    • Sorry about the delay, the plans are now attached as a link in the description. Happy building!
      By Rogue Engineer, on May 4, 2016

  • I would like to see how/method was used to mount the storage cabinet.
    By halvara1, on May 3, 2016
    • The plans are now attached as a link in the description. In there I show how it was anchored to the wall studs with 2-1/2" wood screws.
      By Rogue Engineer, on May 4, 2016

  • Click on his BIO, the link to his site is there. https://www.ryobitools.com/user/rogue_engineer/profile Rogue Engineer is the only DIY'er that I follow. This cabinet is killer!!
    By JWill417, on May 3, 2016

  • are there step by step instructions for this project?
    By Pt5515, on May 3, 2016
    • Sorry about the delay, the plans are now attached as a link in the description. Happy building!
      By Rogue Engineer, on May 4, 2016

  • like several others here I would like a set of plans if they are available
    By woodstock, on May 3, 2016
    • Sorry about the delay, the plans are now attached as a link in the description. Happy building!
      By Rogue Engineer, on May 4, 2016

  • I would like a set of plans if they are available
    By kb7fxj, on May 4, 2016
    • Sorry about the delay, the plans are now attached as a link in the description. Happy building!
      By Rogue Engineer, on May 4, 2016

  • Hey everyone! I'm so sorry for the delay, the PDF should have been included when this went live but we are working to get it added today or tomorrow.
    By Rogue Engineer, on May 4, 2016

  • hi there, I received follow up replies but the link to the replies at ryobi nation isn't working and has been checked by windows with comments about the link not responding FYI :)
    By woodstock, on May 4, 2016

  • Hey RYOBI Nation, we apologize for the delay in getting the project plans to you. They are live and ready to download! We can't wait to see you build this awesome cabinet!
    By RYOBI Nation, on May 4, 2016

  • It is above. Just click on "provided cut list" picture (above) and the Plan pops up. Then "save as", to Your computer files.
    By Tug Hercules, on May 4, 2016

  • Does anyone else have a problem getting back to this forum when replies are posted. I got an ermail from ryobination re a comment by dragonslayerone but cannot get to the page on wither my laptop or pc. Fianlly had to come the circuitous route to get the plans Thanks Rogues
    By woodstock, on May 5, 2016
    • Hi woodstock, thank you for bringing this to our attention! We are working on fixing this now, thank you!
      By RYOBI Nation, on May 6, 2016

  • I've just done this build. Love it! Where did you get the base cabinets, under the work bench?
    By cbosso, on May 28, 2016

  • How do you think this would turn out if different hinges were used? I'd rather not pay close to $50 a pop for the hinges. Maybe two or three smaller hinges for each one?
    By StarkIndustrias, on September 8, 2016

  • My son gave me a gift card and plans for garage organization. This fit perfectly into our goals. This was SUCH a fun project to do together. I have never tackled something like this before. We had our local Home Depot cut the plywood and peg board for us. We bought a portable Ryobi table saw and a Kreg jig -- so satisfying to learn to use these tools safely and build something so great!
    By davenorth, on October 7, 2016

  • Great project. Whats the measurements of the dado cuts? How far down on the side panels were they cut? It looks like the 2 1/2 framing bracket connects to the side panels ( 12 X 36) above the dado cuts.
    By Pgibson821, on December 1, 2016

  • Hi Rogue great job on the tool storage but what the size of the piano hinge ? x 30"
    By fubarsport, on February 3, 2017
    • 30 inch hinge. Cut to 28.
      By Jeff Homan, on February 20, 2017

  • I am using the best finished plywood. Real smooth looking..cut all materials yesterday and will do the Dado cuts (will be using a router for this job). Peg board at home depot was 3/16 so I will have to make slight adjustments to certain areas. Pictures will follow no later than tomorrow I hope.
    By Jeff Homan, on February 20, 2017

  • Love this
    By Lookout, on July 11, 2017

  • Can't seem to download the plans. Click on the link but nothing happens?
    By Young Al, on July 18, 2017


  • I started putting this together and noticed that the cut list calls for 5 7/8" wide dividers but with a 1/4"x1/4" dado the plants call for they actually need to be 6 1/4" wide.
    By D_Weasel, on June 4, 2018

  • I built this and it turned out great.  I left out the two most central dividers to give myself a wider space where I keep all my manuals. Thanks!
    By dfoliver, on September 18, 2018

  • I am unable to download the plans. It says that they can not be found.
    By Tbarton601, on May 6, 2019

  • This project was a fun build! Thank you for sharing your plans.
    By mwierzbicki, on November 7, 2019

  • Hi awesome project, I was seeking clarity in regards to materials - 
    • QTY 2 - 1 X 6 X 8'

    Is this ply also or pine? And is it 6 inch by 8 feet? 

    Thank you David 
    By user_stewart_1682061, on December 7, 2020

  • Could some plywood be added to hide the pegboards? I have to compromise with the wife because she thinks the tools showing on the  pegboards looks cluttered. We currently use our garage part gym and part woodworking/project station so we want to make it look as pleasing to the eye as possible. Although I like the look of the pegboards showing I do have to work with the wife. 
    By user_maldonado_1768146, on April 11, 2021

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