A selection of garage workbench plans for the weekend woodworker or DIY handyman.
The average woodworker is invariably looking for simplicity in design and construction.
Everybody has their idea of the perfect workbench design. Some workenches are really a work of art, and should really be on display in a woodworking gallery.
In fact, over the years, your needs may change, and that perfect workbench you made in your youth may no longer be suitable, or you may want to hand it down to the next generation of woodworkers, for example someone in your family.
Two cabinets and a sturdy top make this design a cinch to build. This no-nonsense garage workbench plan incorporates the essentials: simple base cabinets with deep enclosed drawer and shelf storage and a flat, stable 3 x 8 foot top with plenty of room for a beefy woodworking vise. Also included with this plan is the Easy-Mover Mobile Base plan.
Every shop needs a surface to work on, but there is not always sufficient room for a dedicated worktop large enough to build furniture projects. Thats the beauty of this design: It is a sturdy workbench, a dead-flat 4 foot square assembly table, and it can even serve as a tablesaw outfeed support.
This weekend, use this garage workbench plan to build a work center that is 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 125.00 in materials and hardware.
Inexpensive material and two readers ingenious design work together in this sturdy bench project that is a cinch to build. The plans show you how to make an L-shaped corner bench, or a simple straight workbench. The plan also includes a shop tip on making inside cuts with a circular saw.