Workbench Cabinet Plan

This space-saving cabinet adds storage to your workbench plus its weight adds a little extra strength and stability. This underbench cabinet actually serves two purposes. Of course it keeps tools within reach and easy to put away. The other benefit is sort of a...

Heirloom Workbench Plan

This compact bench will fit in any shop but that doesn’t mean it’s light on features. In spite of its decorative appeal and small size this bench is meant to be used hard. It’s similar to the benches you’d find in trade schools over 100 years ago. This version sticks...

Hobby Bench Plan

A large worksurface plenty of storage options and traditional looks make this bench the ideal setup for a workshop or hobby room. This bench design is inspired by a watchmaker’s bench. These benches have a cutout in the front edge of the top to create a wrap-around...

Maple Workbench Plan

This traditional-style workbench has everything you’d expect… a large worksurface and built-in vises to hold your workpieces. A good workbench must accomplish a few things. First it must be sturdy. It’s the foundation you work on and if it moves your work...

Modern Power Tool Bench Plan

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 Plan

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...

Rock-Solid Workbench Plan

A large heavy-duty workbench that’s easy to build. Combining traditional joinery and modern materials is the key. Although the size of this bench is what you first notice (it’s nearly eight feet long and three feet wide not including the vise) it’s really the...

Cabinet-Base Workbench Plan

This workbench has it all — classic looks plenty of storage plus a top and vises able to handle the most demanding tasks. Just about every woodworker would like to build a workbench like this one. But a lot of them might be a little intimidated about building what...

Cabinetmaker’s Workbench Plan

This heavy-duty workbench provides a place to hone your woodworking skills for years to come. Patterned after a workbench found in wood shops at the turn of the 20th century this traditional-style bench has it all. And it starts with the worksurface. The large top...

Classic Workbench Plan

Sturdy and solid — nothing on this workbench is fragile. Even the metal vise features heavy wooden jaws so it has a wide clamping surface and holds a pair of bench dogs. Most shops could use more storage space. So why not build a workbench where the base not only...