Hobby Bench

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...

Heirloom Workbench

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...

Cabinetmaker’s Workbench

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...

Twin-Screw Workbench

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...

Weekend Workbench

Some construction lumber and a weekend’s worth of work can produce the most used tool in the shop… a workbench. The solid-core door makes a strong flat benchtop. Look for one that’s scratched or dented and you can get a solid top for a few bucks. Bolted...

Torsion Box Workbench

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...

Wall-Mounted Workbench

Transform a few feet of wall space into a workshop with these three simple projects. These three projects prove that all it takes is a few feet of wall space to create a comfortable shop. The thick rugged workbench can withstand heavy use. A simple rack keeps your...

DIY Workbench

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...

Maple Workbench

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...

Workbench Cabinet

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...