Have a lot of scrap 2x4 here is a great way to build an awsome work bench top.

Step 1: Material

Lots of scrap 2x4 cutoffs/leftovers I built a fence in the backyard and had some extras so I incorporated them into the bench witch made it look awsome with all the diffrent colors of wood
kreg jig
3 inch screws
tap con concrete anchors
I used a
and a level

Step 2: Layout Where You Want the Bench Top I Chose to Do a Big Area Near My Peg Board.

drill 3 to 4 pilot holes along the 2x4 and use a level mark holes.
now drill with a hammer drill the proper size hole that you need for the tapcons you purchased.
mount 2x4 to the wall

Step 3: Supports

I wanted to be able to access my hurricane shutters so I choose to build 45 degree support right above the shutters I also seen another post where they did this and made cleaning up around the shop a breeze since I have a problem with that I can use all the help I can get

Step 4: Drill Pocket Holes

I just bought this and wanted to try it out. I drilled 2 or 3 pocket holes in each 2x4 depending on size of the 2x4
the drill bit broke halfway thru. I sent an email to kreg and they put a bit in the mail the next day that's great customer service.
I was able to push on with the broken bit and got the job done.

Step 5: Start Screwing in 2x4

try and stager the 2x4 joints

Step 6: Continue Screwing in 2x4s

until you reach your desired length and width.

Step 7: Caulk and Paint

I caulk the big holes and painted

Step 8: Completed Ready to Build Some Intructables on It

this turned out great
Nice looking bench you have there! Thanks for sharing and I'm glad you found out how to enter the contest.
how do I enter this in a contest

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