Traditional Workbench

This bench has all the classic features you’ve come to expect. But modern techniques make building it a snap. A good workbench has three attributes. First it’s sturdy enough to take a pounding literally. Second the top provides enough worksurface to accommodate...

Heavy-Duty Workbench

With less than $200 and a weekend you can build a sturdy workbench that will last you a lifetime. A great bench has to have a number of key features. For starters the base must be sturdy. Of course it must have a large flat worksurface rugged enough to stand up to...

Shaker-Style Workbench

This traditional design is as useful today as it was 200 years ago. It has all the features you need for building great projects. This bench is designed to hold just about any size or shape of workpiece at whatever angle you need. The tail vise and accompanying dog...

Workbench Storage System

This easy-to-build modular system helps you turn unused space into valuable storage. If your workbench has a large open space in the base you can add this modular system of drawers and shelves. The key is that each component is easy to make and simple to add to the...

Modern Power Tool Bench

With a large worksurface and plenty of storage this bench is sure to be the center of attention. Just about every shop could use another worksurface. Power tool storage is always at a premium as well. This workbench addresses both of these needs and even throws in a...

Plank-Top Bench

Build this workbench in a weekend with materials you can find at the local home center and then use it for a lifetime. A workbench you can build in a weekend. That was our main goal when we designed this bench. But a bench that can be built in a weekend isn’t...

Expandable Shop Worktable

This easy-to-build workstation quickly expands to support full sheets of plywood. Most of the time this versatile worktable serves as a compact workbench for all kinds of tasks. But pull-out extensions expand the table to support a full sheet of plywood when you need...

Sturdy Affordable Workbench

Building a versatile bench that will hold up to years of use doesn’t have to break the bank. The centerpiece of most shops is the workbench. But a quality bench can be expensive to buy and building your own can be costly and time-consuming. That’s why we...

Folding Workshop

This “shop-in-a-box” combines a full-featured worksurface with lots of tool storage in a compact package. Having space to work is an essential part of woodworking. Finding that space isn’t always easy though. That problem spurred the idea for this folding roll-around...

Heavy-Duty Plank Workbench

A basic stable workbench is a must for every shop. Building this bench won’t break the bank either. This bench you see here is strong enough for any task you can throw at it and will last for generations. It can really take a beating. But the best part is you can...