How to Build a Small Bench

Take a load off

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Circular saw
  • Cordless drill
  • Countersink drill bit
  • Framing square
  • Jigsaw
  • Orbital sander
  • Safety glasses

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • 3/4-in. plywood
  • 1-5/8-in. screws