Workbench Plans

Stop wasting time on home improvement projects because you don’t have an efficient place to work. Customize these workbench plans to fit any size workshop.

Wood Work Bench

This simple wood work bench is perfect for a garage or utility room, and it takes up almost no floor space. It's also great as a potting bench or laundry table.

Workbench Plans projects

  • Folding Workbench

    Build this solid, roll-around, folding workbench in a day with simple hardware and only two sheets of plywood.

  • DIY Workbench Upgrades

    Upgrade any workbench with these DIY enhancements. 7 simple projects enhance functionality and increase the storage capacity of your workbench.…

  • Do it right. Do it yourself.

    The Family Handyman is proud to announce the DIY University. Courses that give you the confidence and know-how to get the job done right.

  • Simple Workbench Plans

    Use this simple workbench plan to build a sturdy, tough workbench that'll last for decades. It has drawers and shelves for tool storage. It's…

  • Rosin Paper Workbench Cover

    Protect your workbench with rosin paper. Install this simple paper holder at one end of the bench and roll it out when you need it.

  • Garage Workbench

    Our compact garage workbench has an expanding top that folds out for extra work space and tucks away when not in use. It also has…

  • Mini Classic DIY Workbench for Kids

    Give your child a chance to make projects on their own DIY workbench—a smaller-scale version of a classic design that's been in use for…

  • How to Build Workbenches: 4 Knockdown Designs

    Make more room for tools and carpentry projects with space-saving workbenches that set up or come apart in seconds. Made from recycled doors…

  • How to Build a Workbench: Super Simple $50 Bench

    This workbench is simple enough and cheap enough that you can make it in a morning, and yet it's big enough for serious woodworking and hobby…

  • Modular Workbench

    Workbench for a small space. A fold-out work table, a roll out table saw stand, a miter box table and lots of storage—cabinets, drawers,…

  • 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 through and…