Build a Work Bench On a Budget

A tough, stable workbench that only takes an afternoon to build

Required Tools for this Project

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

  • Table saw
  • Corded drill
  • Circular saw
  • Adjustable wrench
  • Tape measure
  • Glue
  • Clamps
  • Hammer
  • Jigsaw

Required Materials for this Project

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

  • 2x4s
  • Carriage bolts, 3-1/2-in. x 3/8-in. with nuts and washers
  • Lag screws, 3-in. x 3/8-in. with washers
  • Deck screws, 3-in.