Free Woodworking Plans 
Shaker Furniture 
for Woodworking Beginner.

Our woodworking plans for Shaker furniture can be made by woodworking beginners!

Shown below are photos of ten woodworking plans Shaker furniture. Each of these Kreg plans have been built and tested, so that you can be confident that a woodworking beginner could build them! 

When you click on the photo it will take you to the page with the photos and description for those free wood project plans. At the bottom of that page is a link to the woodworking plan PDF that you can print and take into the shop or garage with you.  This is a free download.

We hope you have as much fun building as we had putting these Shaker furniture plans together! 

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Building step stools is a great place for a woodworking beginner to start.  And this is our most popular free step stool plan!

The woodworking plans Shaker furniture, step stool only have 5 wood pieces. With the Kreg jig and pocket hole screws, these free wood project plans can be built quickly. 

With success with these Shaker furniture plans, you will have the confidence to build many of our free simple woodworking projects!

Click here or on the photo
to start your journey building these Kreg jig plans. 


These Shaker furniture plans are so practical, as every home needs at least one end table.  And a matching pair of wooden end tables would be nice!

These Kreg plans also work well for wooden bedside tables.

Because these plans include a drawer, they are a bit more difficult than our other woodworking beginner plans.  BUT, the woodworking plan PDF, which is 9 pages long, shows you how to build a wood end table.  You will find the link for the free download of the woodworking PDF at the bottom of each page of the plan.

Click here or on the photo
to go to Page 1 of these free
Shaker woodworking plans.

These Shaker Step Stool Plans Have a Handle!

We have built more of these Shaker step stools than any other, and continue to get requests for them. The handle serves two purposes: it allows you to easily move the step stool without bending down; and it helps to stabilize you as you are stepping up! 

Senior citizens love these! And, so do small children - even a toddler can drag it from bathroom to kitchen with ease. 

These free wood project plans are a little more difficult than our other step stool plans, but with our photos and diagrams, YOU can build them!

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to go straight to these Kreg plans. 

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One of the wonderful aspects of woodworking plans Shaker furniture is creating storage space. The practicality of that storage is appreciated, but so are the beautifully, simple lines of Shaker style furniture. 

The blanket chest plans call for solid wood construction simplified by the use of the Kreg jig and pocket hole screws. The woodworking plan PDF, as well as the step-by-step instructions, guide the woodworking beginner through each stage of building. 

Soon you will have made a beautiful, Shaker style blanket chest that will be both used and enjoyed for many years! 

To check out these
free blanket chest plans,
click here or on the photo above.


The Shaker style furniture is known by its minimalist design combined with great practicality. These woodworking plans for wood clothes hamper reflect both of these characteristics. 

With just a few woodworking tools, including your Kreg jig, a woodworking beginner can build this solid wood laundry hamper. 

To go to these
free wood clothes hamper plans,
click here or on the photo above.

Be sure to check out the woodworking plan pdf for these Kreg plans.  This free download is done in Sketchup, and gives you all the details, including where to put the pocket hole screws. 


Very simple, but classic lines make this arched bench a pleasing piece of Shaker furniture. 

With just a few woodworking tools you can build this solid pine bench. With only has 5 pieces, these are perfect free wood project plans for a beginner woodworker. 

Click here or on the photo
to see the comprehensive directions and photos
included in these free woodworking plans.

On that page you will also find a free download PDF of this diy woodworking project. Print that and take it with you as you build. May you enjoy your new Shaker arched bench as much as we enjoy ours! 


For only $10 - mas o menos - and about 1 hour you can make these free woodworking plans. Shaker furniture is noted for its simple lines and lack of adornment, and so works wonderfully for the woodworking beginner. 

The angled sides add visual interest to this free woodworking plans Shaker furniture. With the use of the Kreg jig, this step stool plan is made even easier. 

Go to these free Kreg plans
by clicking here or on the photo.

Not only will you find step-by-step instructions, but at the bottom of the page is a link to a printable pdf. Have fun building! 


Build this versatile bench with these free woodworking plans. Shaker furniture, such as this bench, add classic charm to your home. 

With our simplified, Kreg plans, you can build and finish this Shaker bench to fit your lifestyle. Because we have built and tested all of our plans, you can be sure that these simple bench plans will work for you!

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to get started on these free
Shaker furniture plans! 


These free wood project plans are classic Shaker, EXCEPT, rather than doing the hand joinery used in traditional Shaker furniture, we modified the plans to use pocket hole joinery. 

But all of the Shaker simplicity and practicality are there for you and your family to appreciate and enjoy. 

These free wood project plans create an easily accessable space for dry storage of potatoes and onions. This is a great week-end project. With only 7 pieces, and your Kreg jig, a woodworking beginner can build it quite quickly, and inexpensively. 

The pdf is 3 pages of SketchUp diagrams that take you from cutting and drilling, all the way through final assembly. Print the pdf and take it to the shop with you, so that you can see each step as you are enjoying building from these Kreg jig plans. 

The first onion cupboard Ben built was put to use even before the finish was applied! No more looking under the kitchen sink only to find potatoes and onions sprouting in every which direction. 

Click here or on the photo to get to these
woodworking plans Shaker furniture
for onion/potato cupboard! 


The Shakers built tall chests of drawers and tall cupboards, so to reach the top they needed step stools. 

The Shaker style is simple and pleasing, AND perfectly suited for simplifying the construction details by using the Kreg jig and pocket hole screws. 

These woodworking plans Shaker furniture make a wonderful step stool for kids, for those of us who are height challenged, and as a display piece for the country decorator. 

Our free wood project plans are comprehensive and include a woodworking plan PDF to print and take into the garage or shop.

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to see the step stool plan details.

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One of the creators of Start With Free Woodworking Plans also creates these delightful wood signs.  Click here or on the photo to check out Ben's Wood Signs.