Workbench Plans

Whether you're a weekend woodworker or a DIY handyman, we have a bench plan for you. Step-by-step plans designed by the editors of Woodsmith, ShopNotes, and Workbench magazines!

Weekend Bench
 
Woodsmith Bench
 
Expandable Bench
 
Custom Shop
 
Wall Workstation
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Woodsmith workbench plan
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Space-Saving Workshop
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one-wall workstation plan
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Garage Workcenter
 
European Bench
 
Classic Bench
 
Plank Top Bench
 
Heavy-Duty Bench
Fold-Down Bench Plan
 
european style workbench plan
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classic woodworking workbench plan
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plank top workbench plan
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heavy-duty workbench plan
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Mechanic's Bench
 
Fold-Down Bench
 
Small Bench
 
Handyman Bench
 
Utility Bench
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fold down workbench plan
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small workbench plan
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handyman workbench plan
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utility workbench plan
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Garden Workbench
 
Potting Bench
 
Compact Station
 
Fold-Down Station
 
Portable Bench
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garden potting bench plan
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compact workstation plan
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fold-down workbench plan
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portable workbench plan
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Plywood Bench
 
Knock-Down Bench
 
Easy-Build Bench
 
Space-Saver Shop
   
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Space-Saving Workshop
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Workbench Plan Descriptions
Weekend Workbench Plan
Easy to build workbench plan can be finished in one weekend using construction lumber (2 x 4's) and a solid-core door for the top.
Woodsmith Shop Workbench
We designed this workbench plan to pass the the most rigid standards you could apply to a bench...and then some!
One-Wall Workshop Woodworking Plan
Create a smart arrangement of cabinets, countertops, and storage bins—all designed to fit against one wall in your garage or basement.
Easy-to-Build Plywood Workbench Plan
Save time and money building this sturdy shop workbench. Uses standard 3/4" plywood and easy-to-find hardware from your local home center.
Plank-Top Workbench Plan
Designed to last a lifetime! Workbench plan uses inexpensive dimensional lumber found at your local lumber store or home center.
Fold-Down Workbench Plan
Short on space? This heavy-duty benchtop easily folds down and away when not in use. Tool rack and cupboard instructions included.
Heavy-Duty Workbench Plan
The last workbench you'll ever need! Our plan calls for super-strong red oak and a smooth MDF top.
Classic Workbench Plan
More than just a gorgeous centerpiece for your shop, our classic-style bench plan is designed for serious woodworking.

European-Style Workbench Plan
Solid hardwood, two heavy-duty vises, and tool well along the back make this bench plan a favorite among woodworkers.

Handyman Workbench Plan
Large work surface, lots of handy storage, and sturdy construction. Perfect plan for basement or garage shop.

Mechanic's Workbench Plan
With a heavy-duty metal top, this bench plan is perfect for messy jobs like fixing a greasy bike chain or mixing paint.
5 Plywood Projects for the Shop Woodworking Plan
Easy-to-build accessories for improving work in the shop. Best part is that each can be built from only one 4x8 sheet of plywood!
Potting Bench / Compost Bin / Cold Frame Woodworking Plan
Three plans in one! These garden accessories are a must-have for any serious gardener. Includes helpful tips for repotting, composting.
Small Workbench Plan
Despite its small size, this workbench is not meant for kids. it's a plan for a heavy-duty workbench with a rock-solid frame.
Utility Workbench Plan
Every shop or garage needs a tough work surface for making repairs or assembling projects. Here's the perfect solution.
Portable Workbench Plan
How many times have you wished you had a solid bench to work on when building an outdoor project? Here's the answer!
Compact Workstation Woodworking Plan
Features compact storage cabinets and a unique pull-out arm to support large panels. Also includes plans for building a companion router guide and a fence system.
Fold-Down Station Woodworking Plan
Wall-mounted work center takes up little space, but offers lots of storage and a fold-down bench. When it's time to work, the front folds down to create a large stable work surface.
One-Wall Workshop Woodworking Plan
Create a smart arrangement of cabinets, countertops, and storage bins—all designed to fit against one wall in your garage or basement.