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Workbench

Here’s how to build the right workbench for your space and skill level.

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A Basic Bench You Can Build On!

Start with a simple workbench and add features as you need them.

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Simple Workbench Plans

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With this workbench plan even a beginner can build a...


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14 Super-Simple Workbenches You Can Build

Every home workshop (even if it's just a sliver of your garage) needs a quality workbench. One of these 14...


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29 Simple Ways to Make Your Workbench Work Harder

These ingenious workbench upgrades will make a huge difference in your workshop efficiency. And they’re easy to DIY!


Saturday Morning Workshop: Folding Mobile Workbench

Build this handy mobile workbench that folds up to only 7 in. You only need two hours, some 2x4s, 3/4-in....

Garage Workbench

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This simple garage workbench folds out to make a spacious...


10 Great Workbench Upgrades

We looked at all of our clever workbench upgrades and narrowed it down to these 10 winners. Each one helps...


Modular Workbench

Five foldout features make this bench a perfect project for even small shop spaces.


How to Build a Space-Saving Flip-Top Workbench

A space-saving workshop on wheels!


Sandpaper Cutter

Add this amazingly handy workbench addition that will save you time for years to come.

The Benefits of Adding a Key-Holed Ruler to Your Workbench

Mount a removable metal ruler on the front edge of your workbench!


How to Add a Workbench Power Strip

Screw a power strip to the side of your workbench and you won’t have to monkey with extension cords anymore...


Melamine Workbench Topper

Dave Munkittrick is justly proud of his 4 x 8-ft. assembly table. He was ready to resurface its top, but...


Table Saw Worktable

Turn your table saw into an extra work-bench with a piece of 3/4-in. plywood. Wood strips around the plywood make...


Saturday Morning Workshop: How To Build a Fold Down Workbench

Every good workshop (even if it's just a sliver of your garage) needs a quality workbench with ample storage. Begin...

Weekend Workbench

Set up shop with this workbench/assembly table, following this simple plan. This weekend workbench works well for a garage workshop...


Reader Project: Mobile Flip-Top Workbench

Family Handyman reader Christopher Rings sent us photos and drawings of his incredible workbench. We just might need to build...


Reader Project: Super Bench

We love seeing different spins on our projects, such as this Super Bench by reader Charles Brown. The plans were


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...


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Build a Table Saw Miter Sled

In less than an hour, you can be making perfect picture frames with help from this table saw miter sled!


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Build a Portable Sawhorse Table

Learn how to make this solid, multipurpose sawhorse work table.


Classic DIY Workbench Plans

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A timeless design that's simple and strong


DIY Workbench Upgrades

Our favorite ways to add storage, convenience and handy features to any workbench

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How to Build Workbenches: 4 Knockdown Designs

4 space-saving designs that set up in seconds.


Mini Classic DIY Workbench for Kids

Because every kid needs their own workspace


Rosin Paper Workbench Cover

Build this handy paper holder at one end of your workbench