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Workbenches

The real office for your DIYer. Make the perfect workbench to support all your tools and home projects.

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How To Build a 2-in-1 Workbench and Bar Top

Add LEDs set in epoxy for a custom, high-tech work surface.

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3 Shop Tools DIYers Always Reach For

Seriously, we can't get enough of these!


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A Basic Bench You Can Build On!

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


9 DIY Christmas Gifts Your Friends and Family Will Love

Nothing says "Happy Holidays" quite like a homemade gift. Show your friends, families and fur babies you care with one...


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Build a Workbench On a Budget

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

How to Make Safer, Better Cuts on a Miter Saw

Our expert, Jerome Worm, has been using a miter saw every day for 30 years. He explains how to get...


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Simple Workbench Plans

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

How to Increase Storage Space In Your Bathroom

Turn unused bathroom space into a hidden yet functional cabinet. 


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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....

Rolling Tool Box Cart Plans

Save your back with this handy shop cart


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...


How to Build a Compact Folding Workbench with Storage

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Fit a huge work area into a small space with...


Convertible Miter Saw Station Plans

A huge work surface when you need it, compact storage when you don't

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...

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Reader Project: Hefty Woodworking Bench

So what do you do with a 30-year old cedar deck and a sagging dining room table?  If you are...


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...


Taller Table Hack

I slipped the pipes onto the legs and it raised the table about 6 in., bringing my work surface to...


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...