Hall Tree Storage Bench

Marc Spagnuolo

A hall tree is a great way to store jackets, coats, hats, and scarves and with the help of handy storage compartments, it can easily store gloves and footwear. While the versions shown in the series is painted, the project was designed for both paint and clear finishes.

85" H x 72" W x 22" D

  • 12 lessons
  • 233 min
  • $80.00

What You’ll Receive

  • Detailed cut list and plans including a PDF and a SketchUp file (Metric and Imperial).
  • Hours of detailed video instruction showing every step of the build.
  • All videos and plans are digital and will be available for download upon purchase. 

What You’ll Learn

  • Cutting down plywood
  • Cabinet construction including joinery like dados, rabbets, and grooves.
  • Face-Frame construction
  • Constructing a solid wood seat
  • Frame & panel door construction
  • European cup hinge installation
  • Installing crown molding
  • Painting via HVLP
  • Topcoating via HVLP


What You’ll Need


  • Planer/Jointer (alternatives: purchase pre-milled lumber or use hand planes)
  • Tablesaw with a Miter Gauge or sled
  • Dado Stack
  • Router
  • Router table with a 1/4″ undersized plywood bit
  • Drill
  • Miter Saw
  • Random Orbit Sander
  • Circular Saw or Track Saw

Hardware & Stuff

About Your Instructor:

Marc is a podcaster, video producer, woodworking enthusiast, and author of Hybrid Woodworking and Essential Joinery. He has contributed articles and video content to FineWoodworking.com, Popular Woodworking Magazine, WOOD Magazine, and Woodcraft Magazine. He is also the host of The Wood Whisperer, an instructional woodworking video series that’s been going strong since 2006. He is also one of the hosts of the Wood Talk podcast. He has taught classes at the William Ng School, Marc Adams School, Weekend with Wood, Fine Woodworking Live, as well as at various Rockler and Woodcraft stores. He also speaks periodically at woodworking events like AWFS and IWF.