Torsion Box Workbench Plan

Flat stable and strong — you get it all with this unique bench that stands up to any task. A good bench really has some pretty stiff requirements if you think about it. For starters it has to be stable so it doesn’t wobble or scoot across the floor. And it needs to be...

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...

DIY Workbench Plan

Build this rock-solid DIY workbench in a weekend with common materials you can find at your local home center. This bench features rock-solid construction with plenty of space to spread out. For storage the bench can be outfitted with a simple shelf or with a bank of...

Expandable Shop Worktable Plan

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...

Folding Workshop Plan

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 Plan

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...

Heavy-Duty Workbench Plan

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...

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...