Make a workbench for your garage with these easy, beginner friendly build plans! Free plans with step by step diagrams and cut list/shopping list by Ana-White.com
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8 - 2x4 @ 8 feet long
1 - sheet of 3/4" thick plywood (AC grade most economical option)
2-1/2" self tapping wood screws
1-5/8" self tapping wood screws
4 - 2x4 @ 55" - side aprons
4 - 2x4 @ 35-1/4" - legs
8 - 2x4 @ 31-1/2" - supports and end aprons
4 - 2x4 @ 19-3/4" - leg blocking
4 - 2x4 @ 8-1/2" - leg blocking
1 - 3/4" plywood @ 34-1/2" x 48" - bottom shelf
1 - 3/4" plywood @ 34-1/2" x 55" - top
Please read through the entire plan and all comments before beginning this project. It is also advisable to review the Getting Started Section. Take all necessary precautions to build safely and smartly. Work on a clean level surface, free of imperfections or debris. Always use straight boards. Check for square after each step. Always predrill holes before attaching with screws. Use glue with finish nails for a stronger hold. Wipe excess glue off bare wood for stained projects, as dried glue will not take stain. Be safe, have fun, and ask for help if you need it. Good luck!
It is always recommended to apply a test coat on a hidden area or scrap piece to ensure color evenness and adhesion. Use primer or wood conditioner as needed.