Workbench Woodworking Plan
A workbench woodworking plan can make a huge difference for a woodworker. Simply put, a craftsman can get much more accomplished working with the right workbench. Whether you are a professional in the woodworking field or a hobbyist, you will appreciate the large variety of ready made workbench plans available to you. Choose a plan and enjoy a new workbench for your woodworking shop.
Every shop needs a workbench, but there’s not always sufficient room for a dedicated surface large enough to build furniture projects. That’s the beauty of this bench: It’s a sturdy workbench, a dead-flat 4’-square assembly table, and it can even serve as a tablesaw outfeed support.
Overall dimensions: 48″ wide x 48″ deep by 34″ high (unfolded); 18″ wide x 48″ deep x 55″ high (folded).
Featured in the October 2011 issue of WOOD.
You’ll sand your projects fast and effectively with this easy-to-build, stow-out-of-the-way cart. It features a PVC arm that keeps the sander’s power cord and vac hose out of your way. A tool-triggered switch powers on and off a low-dough vac stored on board. To make the project as easy to build as it is to use, and to save time, build the no-nonsense drawers using metal sides with built-in slides sourced in this step-by-step plan.
Overall Dimensions:36″ wide by 24″ deep by 33″ high (72″ with the arm)
Featured in the September 2010 issue of WOOD.
Build this project for your shop and you’ll gain a dead-flat work surface plus storage for glue-up supplies, clamps, and equipment such as a pancake air compressor and nailers. You can put the top to work immediately to glue up the rest of the table. The torsion-box top on this rolling workstation ensures square glue-ups and wobble-free furniture.
Overall Dimensions are 46″ wide by 46″ deep by 30″ high.
Featured in the March 2010 issue of WOOD.
This weekend, build a workbench that’s big enough to hold furniture projects, yet portable enough to tuck away. A pair of legs adjust to suit uneven floors, while dual-locking casters keep the other end from budging. And you can do it all for around $125 in materials and hardware.
Overall Dimensions are 57″ wide by 28″ deep by 36″ high.
Featured in the November 2009 issue of WOOD.
Whether you need mobile storage or a steady work surface, this portable helper with its fold-out extension perfectly suits a space-squeezed workshop Raising the fold-away top creates a 58” wide by 21” deep work surface. Two-way locking swivel casters hold the cart in position when used as a tool or assembly stand.
Overall dimensions are 26” wide x 21” deep x 35” high (on casters). Raising the fold-away top creates a 58” wide by 21” deep work surface.
Featured in the September 2008 issue of WOOD.
From inexpensive 2x4s, 3/4″ MDF, and 1/4″ perforated hardboard, you can build this rock-solid workstation. Basic-Built projects require only a limited number of inexpensive and readily available tools and materials. Overall dimensions: 48″ wide x 18″ deep x 30″ high
Featured in the March 2008 issue of WOOD.
Attention, small-shop and garage woodworkers: Here’s a project designed with you in mind. It’s a combination workbench and outfeed table. Plus, for the space-starved shop, it stores in the same footprint as your tablesaw. Overall dimensions: 61” wide, 32” deep, 39” high.
Featured in the September 2007 issue.