Classic Workbench

Sturdy and solid — nothing on this workbench is fragile. Even the metal vise features heavy wooden jaws, so it has a wide clamping surface and holds a pair of bench dogs.

Most shops could use more storage space. So why not build a workbench where the base not only supports the top but also provides space inside for your hand and power tools? That's the idea behind this classic workbench. To make the storage space easier to use, we added a drawer and two trays that ride on full-extension slides to keep your tools accesible. The top for this bench is laminated, hard maple and includes a metal woodworking vise attached to one corner which combines for a functional, rock-solid worksurface to tackle any project.



What You Get:

  • 13 printable (digital) pages of step-by-step instructions
  • 79 photos, illustrations and exploded views
  • Cutting diagrams. Materials list. Retail sources for hardware and supplies

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Brass Bench Dogs

Titebond Wood Glue

Drawer Slides

Woodworker's Vise