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Workbench

Here’s how to build the right workbench for your space and skill level.

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    A Basic Bench You Can Build On!

    Start with a simple workbench and add features as you need them.

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    Simple Workbench Plans

    With this workbench plan even a beginner can build a workbench strong enough to hold a V-8 engine!


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    14 Super-Simple Workbenches You Can Build

    Every home workshop (even if it's just a sliver of your garage) needs a quality workbench. One of these 14...


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    29 Simple Ways to Make Your Workbench Work Harder

    These ingenious workbench upgrades will make a huge difference in your workshop efficiency. And they’re easy to DIY!


    Saturday Morning Workshop: Folding Mobile Workbench

    Build this handy mobile workbench that folds up to only 7 in. You only need two hours, some 2x4s, 3/4-in....

    Garage Workbench

    This simple garage workbench folds out to make a spacious benchtop and folds back down to make more room for...


    10 Great Workbench Upgrades

    We looked at all of our clever DIY workbench upgrades and narrowed it down to these 10 winners. Each one...

    How to Build a Compact Folding Workbench with Storage

    Fit a huge work area into a small space with this folding workbench.


    Stops for Your Table Saw Workbench

    Try this ingenious method for holding your project in place while planing or sanding on your table saw workbench.


    Modular Workbench

    Five foldout features make this bench a perfect project for even small shop spaces.


    How to Build a Space-Saving Flip-Top Workbench

    A space-saving workshop on wheels!

    Space-Saving Workbench

    One door as a makeshift workbench is so passé, try using a bifold door.


    Sandpaper Cutter

    Add this amazingly handy workbench addition that will save you time for years to come.


    The Benefits of Adding a Key-Holed Ruler to Your Workbench

    Mount a removable metal ruler on the front edge of your workbench!


    How to Add a Workbench Power Strip

    Screw a power strip to the side of your workbench and you won’t have to monkey with extension cords anymore...


    Melamine Workbench Topper

    Dave Munkittrick is justly proud of his 4 x 8-ft. assembly table. He was ready to resurface its top, but...

    Table Saw Worktable

    Turn your table saw into an extra work-bench with a piece of 3/4-in. plywood. Wood strips around the plywood make...


    Saturday Morning Workshop: How To Build a Fold Down Workbench

    Every good workshop (even if it's just a sliver of your garage) needs a quality workbench with ample storage. Begin...


    Weekend Workbench

    Set up shop with this workbench/assembly table, following this simple plan. This weekend workbench works well for a garage workshop...


    Reader Project: Mobile Flip-Top Workbench

    Family Handyman reader Christopher Rings sent us photos and drawings of his incredible workbench. We just might need to build...


    Reader Project: Super Bench

    We love seeing different spins on our projects, such as this Super Bench by reader Charles Brown. The plans were


    10 Real-Life Wood Workbench Plans and Inspiration Photos

    Fan Spotlight: These readers shared photos of their completed garage workbenches, many of which were built using our plans! Scroll...


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    Build a Portable Sawhorse Table

    Learn how to make this solid, multipurpose sawhorse work table.


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    Build a Table Saw Miter Sled

    In less than an hour, you can be making perfect picture frames with help from this table saw miter sled!

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    Ryobi Workbench Light

    This light belongs on more than just your workbench.


    Classic DIY Workbench Plans

    A timeless design that's simple and strong


    DIY Workbench Upgrades

    Our favorite ways to add storage, convenience and handy features to any workbench


    How to Build Workbenches: 4 Knockdown Designs

    4 space-saving designs that set up in seconds.


    Mini Classic DIY Workbench for Kids

    Because every kid needs their own workspace


    Rosin Paper Workbench Cover

    Build this handy paper holder at one end of your workbench