How to Build a Workbench: Super Simple $50 Bench

Got two hours to kill? Do we have a workbench for you!

Required Tools for this Project

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

  • Miter saw
  • Cordless drill
  • Tape measure
  • Circular saw
  • Straightedge
  • 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.

  • 2x4s
  • 4 x 8 x 1/2-in. plywood
  • 3-in. drywall screws
  • 1-5/8-in. drywall screws