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DIY Workbench Guide & Ideas

If you’re the type that enjoys doing various home improvement and DIY projects, you already know that the supplies aren’t everything. It is critical to have a proper work environment in which to do all of this. A workbench isn’t absolutely necessary, but it will certainly assist, so why don’t you make it your next project?

Let’s get started because we have a few workbench plans and ideas to share with you today.

1. Sturdy Workbench

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You’ll get a blueprint, a cut list, a materials list, and Ana White’s instructions to help you create this robust workbench. Browse user-submitted images of the completed workbench to see how it worked out for others, as well as any additions or notes in the blueprint.

2. Easy Workbench Plan

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Only a circular saw and drill, as well as easy-to-find supplies from your local lumberyard, are required for this simple workbench layout from Fine Woodworking. This workbench plan contains a list of materials, a blueprint, and even a video tutorial.

3. Free Workbench Plan

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With this free idea from Shanty 2 Chic, you can make your own DIY workbench. It includes a huge surface and bottom shelf, as well as wheels, so you can move it about. Color photos, a supply list, and detailed instructions are included so you can build it yourself.

4. Simple DIY Workbench Plan

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This Popular Mechanics workbench plan will help you build a solid, classic workbench. There’s a list of tools and materials you’ll need, as well as step-by-step instructions. You can also get the workbench plan in PDF format, which includes animated assembly instructions.

5. Fold-Down Workbench

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This free workbench plan from DIY Network incorporates a fold-up table that can be tucked away when not in use and stays linked to the wall. This workbench will take you two hours to construct and will cost you less than $50 in materials. This workbench plan includes everything you’ll need, including a list of supplies and tools as well as step-by-step assembly instructions.

6. DIY Kids Workbench

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Fix This Build That has a free plan for a lovely kids’ workbench that includes a worktop, bottom shelf, and pegboard. Even though it’s designed for children, you can easily increase the counter to make it suitable for adult use in a limited space. A tool list, materials and supply list, diagrams, color pictures, and step-by-step building instructions are all included in the guide.

7. Garage Workbench

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Bob’s Woodworking Plans’ durable workbench plan has 48 pages of full directions, pictures, pictures, and more. Your finished workbench will include a huge countertop, drawers, and cabinets, and will be transportable.

8. Double-Duty Workbench Plan

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This free workbench plan from Wood Magazine shows how to create a workbench that also doubles as a table saw outfeed table. To build this robust and functional workbench, download the PDF of the workbench plan and follow the instructions.

9. Folding Workbench

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This workbench plan will show you how to make a folding workstation with wheels so you can move it around quickly and efficiently. This is a moderate-level workbench layout that will take you one day and cost between $100 and $500 to build, according to Family Handyman.

10. Budget Workbench Plan

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Follow this Family Handyman workbench layout and you’ll have a simple but solid table in only a few hours for less than $100. Build this simple workbench using the user comments, videos, material list, and instructions.

11. Small Space Workbench Plan

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Another Family Handyman workbench concept that is ideal for those with limited space. It has drawers, shelves, cabinets, and pegboard, as well as a fold-out work table, a roll out table saw stand, a miter box table, and drawers, shelves, and cabinets. To finish this modular tiny space workbench, follow the step-by-step directions, tools, and materials list, as well as the user comments.