Twin-Screw Workbench Plan

With solid construction and two vises there isn’t a task this classic workbench can’t handle. A great workbench needs to have a couple important qualities. First it has to be solidly built. You don’t want it sliding or moving around as you work. Second it...

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...

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...