A large worksurface, plenty of storage options, and traditional looks make this bench the ideal setup for a workshop or hobby room.
This bench design is inspired by a watchmaker’s bench. These benches have a cutout in the front edge of the top to create a wrap-around worksurface that lets you keep items close at hand. The benchtop has a lot of room to spread out and work, and the base is built stout to stand up to all kinds of use. Another feature of these types of benches is the ample storage space. Whether your hobby is carving, fly tying, or model-making, the ability to organize your tools and supplies is important for making the most of your time. The 13 box jointed drawers should hold everything you need and more. Plus, you have the option of adding racks to the ends of the bench and a tool rack along the back. Overall, it has a just-right feel to it.
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- 16 printable (digital) pages of step-by-step instructions
- More than 90 full-color exploded views, photos and illustrations
- Includes a technique article on making box joint drawers
- Cutting diagram, materials list, and retail sources for hardware
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The United States Customary System of Units (USCS or USC), more commonly referred to as the English or Imperial system, is the standard set of units for our plans. It uses inches and feet for measurement. This is the one you probably want if you are in the United States, and it is the one we have traditionally offered on this website.
The International System of Units (SI), more commonly referred to as the metric system, is the alternative set of units that we have available for some of our plans. It uses millimeters, centimeters, and meters for measurement. This is the one you probably want if you are outside the United States. These plans are provided by our business partner, Australian Woodsmith, and are based on the original Woodsmith plan. However, dimensions and other elements of the plan may vary between the metric and standard versions. Be sure to double-check the plan before building.