|Project by Chedder||posted 09-02-2013 09:00 AM||3209 views||10 times favorited||10 comments|
This project was all about how to build a workbench with minimal tools from materials I could get from a Home Depot like store. I’m just a beginning woodworker and need to start building up my skills, tools and space around my new hobby. The table is 100% utilitarian and will later incorporate normal bench items like dog holes, vices and the like as I need them for projects. Utilizing easy to get materials and making a bench I could use my Honda to get the parts home played a large part in the design of this bench.
Measurements are 4’ x 2’ x 33” tall. I used leveling feet on the bottom of the workbench due to the less than level nature of my garage workshop and to get it off the porous concrete.
1 sheet 3/4 plywood (8×4)
1 3/4 MDF cut to 2’x4’
1 hardboard cut to 2’x4’
4 2/4’s x 8 feet
2 4/4’s x 8 feet
Total cost was under 150 bucks for everything. Total build time was 2-3 days and very rewarding.
The video below better describes the process of the build from how it was planned to completion. Sketchup file is also downloadable from the below link and I hope this is helpful to some of you.
Next project will be a nightstand for my wife!
Full video here.
Link to the Sketchup plans here:
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