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.

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, pegboard and shelves. All inexpensive and easy to build. Ideal for a garage or other limited shop space.

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

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  • 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…

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    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,…

  • Classic DIY Workbench Plans

    Tough, inexpensive DIY workbenches made from pine will do good service for generations. Using this simple plan you can build one in a morning.

  • Rolling Tool Box Cart Plans

    Build a simple rolling shop cart to transport heavy toolboxes and pieces of wood from one end of the shop to the other. All you need is a sheet…

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    These three garage storage projects—a cabinet for tools, corner shelves and pet food dispenser—help organize the clutter in your…

  • 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…

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