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.

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

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.