Turn a single sheet of plywood and a few pieces of hardware into a portable workbench that “knocks down” for compact storage.
A bench in a box. No, it’s not a new magic act. It’s what one of the guys calls my new knock-down workbench. When you think about it, it’s a fitting description. That’s because the bench provides a solid, stable worksurface like you’d expect from a bench. (There’s even a tool tray underneath.) Then, once a job is completed, the bench can be “knocked down” and stored in a compact box that you carry like a suitcase. The best thing about this knock-down design is it makes it easy to take the bench out to the driveway or backyard, or to a friend’s house to help on a project. No matter where you’re working, setting up the bench only takes a minute. The approximate size of this workbench is 34"H x 22"W x 32"L and folds up into it's case at 9"H x 22"W x 32"L.
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What You Get:
- 9 printable (digital) pages of step-by-step instructions
- Over 50 full-color photos and illustrations
- Retail sources for hardware and supplies
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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.