Instructables: exploring - workshop - work bench http://www.instructables.com Tue, 6 Dec 2016 08:35:19 PST BLOX v1.01 CNC Socket Holder Organising Tray http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Socket-Holder-Organising-Tray/
CNC Socket Holder Organising Tray - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/9GS9/IW5JDH4G/F0P9GS9IW5JDH4G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/9GS9/IW5JDH4G/F0P9GS9IW5JDH4G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/9GS9/IW5JDH4G/F0P9GS9IW5JDH4G.SMALL.jpg DrewK24 In this project, I will show you the design process and production of a 124 piece socket holder on a CNC machine. Let us get started.to quickly clarify, I made this specifically for all the metric and specialty sockets and driver bits that come with the Kobalt 432 piece mechanics set (https://www.lo...
By: DrewK24

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 02:05:10 PST
Customizable Work Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Customizable-Standing-Work-Bench/
Customizable Work Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/7BAK/IVO5E0WO/F0B7BAKIVO5E0WO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/7BAK/IVO5E0WO/F0B7BAKIVO5E0WO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/7BAK/IVO5E0WO/F0B7BAKIVO5E0WO.SMALL.jpg jallwine TLDR; Go to my blog post to use my interactive, mobile-friendly, 3D widget to input your dimensions and instantly generate a materials list and cut list for your customized workbench. Follow the rest of the steps for instructions assembling the workbench.I've been getting my garage into shape to be...
By: jallwine

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 07:46:10 PST
Mobile Workbench With Built-in Table & Miter Saws http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Workbench-With-Built-in-Table-Miter-Saws/
Mobile Workbench With Built-in Table & Miter Saws - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/PW5I/IV0A814X/FMXPW5IIV0A814X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/PW5I/IV0A814X/FMXPW5IIV0A814X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/PW5I/IV0A814X/FMXPW5IIV0A814X.SMALL.jpg beerdidtrev I've been looking at a lot of similar workbenches for a while, trying to find the right set up that would best utilize my woodworking tools and the space I have. I was blown away when I first saw this flip-top design that implements 6 separate tools mounted on an axle of sorts: http://www.instruct...
By: beerdidtrev

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 2 Nov 2016 11:28:56 PDT
Easy Collapsible Worktable http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Collapsible-Worktable/
Easy Collapsible Worktable - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/736R/ITKLJHDL/FLF736RITKLJHDL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/736R/ITKLJHDL/FLF736RITKLJHDL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/736R/ITKLJHDL/FLF736RITKLJHDL.SMALL.jpg seamster There's a corner in my garage workshop where I often wish I had another worktable.However, I don't want it there all the time. The majority of the time I actually just prefer the open floor space.So I decided to make a collapsible, fold-down worktable that's there when I need it . . . and easily sto...
By: seamster

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 13:20:31 PDT
Perfect Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Perfect-Workbench/
Perfect Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/39K4/IRSHL660/FN639K4IRSHL660.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/39K4/IRSHL660/FN639K4IRSHL660.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/39K4/IRSHL660/FN639K4IRSHL660.SMALL.jpg tomatoskins Everyone has their own idea of the 'perfect' workbench. After years of working on a sheet of plywood supported by sawhorses, I felt that almost anything would be more 'perfect' than that. Not wanting to settle for just anything better, I decided to put in some time and effort into something that wil...
By: tomatoskins

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 19:56:31 PDT
Enhance Your Work Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Enhance-Your-Work-Bench/
Enhance Your Work Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/U8VN/IRG4I8IH/FUZU8VNIRG4I8IH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/U8VN/IRG4I8IH/FUZU8VNIRG4I8IH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/U8VN/IRG4I8IH/FUZU8VNIRG4I8IH.SMALL.jpg OrenK9 Add an integrated Stopper to your Work Bench. (with a twist!) Materials You will need a good 2 cm thick plywood or any other firm piece of wood.Cut the wood to the length of the stopper you want to have.The hight should be calculated according to your work bench and how you position the support b...
By: OrenK9

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 4 Aug 2016 11:37:38 PDT
Leg Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/Leg-Vise/
Leg Vise - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/GLBQ/IRDUSYIU/FY8GLBQIRDUSYIU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/GLBQ/IRDUSYIU/FY8GLBQIRDUSYIU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/GLBQ/IRDUSYIU/FY8GLBQIRDUSYIU.SMALL.jpg OrenK9 Easy steps to make your own Leg Vise. Materials you'll need I did not have a thick enough board so I cut a board in half and glued the two pieces together after making the surface of both pieces flat and clean.I think a 5-6 cm thick is enough.The length depends on your Work Bench and the width sh...
By: OrenK9

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 3 Aug 2016 05:06:03 PDT
Tool Trolley from scrap Metal http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Heavy-Duty-Tool-Trolley-Cum-Portable-Work-/
Tool Trolley from scrap Metal - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/TBEL/IP66XKA3/FZ0TBELIP66XKA3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/TBEL/IP66XKA3/FZ0TBELIP66XKA3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/TBEL/IP66XKA3/FZ0TBELIP66XKA3.SMALL.jpg jai2hanuman This is my custom made Tool trolley cum portable workbench. The whole idea behind building this table is self-inspired & Tool trolley is so much suitable for outdoor Site work & i made this according to my benefits. On site I feel lots of problem & fatigue while repairing vehicles. i cannot carry co...
By: jai2hanuman

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 8 Jun 2016 10:01:19 PDT
2x4 and Plywood Work Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/2x4-and-Plywood-Work-Bench/
2x4 and Plywood Work Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/8CEF/IMKTLA57/FNJ8CEFIMKTLA57.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/8CEF/IMKTLA57/FNJ8CEFIMKTLA57.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/8CEF/IMKTLA57/FNJ8CEFIMKTLA57.SMALL.jpg innovativetom I have want to build a "real" work bench for a while. I have always just used saw horses whatever space was available. For this build you can find the detailed plans on my website below. Took me a few different days to get this finished up I finally was able to complete it and put this video togeth...
By: innovativetom

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 3 Apr 2016 11:03:06 PDT
Freestanding Workbench With POWER! http://www.instructables.com/id/Freestanding-Workbench-With-POWER/
Freestanding Workbench With POWER! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/7TWI/IM5WKSS5/FK37TWIIM5WKSS5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/7TWI/IM5WKSS5/FK37TWIIM5WKSS5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/7TWI/IM5WKSS5/FK37TWIIM5WKSS5.SMALL.jpg Handsome Matt I needed a workbench. Which is a straightforward process of buy wood, cut wood, build bench, add clutter. Unfortunately for me, my current situation is much more complicated. I'm using the basement as a temporary workspace until I get a few weekends to build out the garage. Whatever I build needs to...
By: Handsome Matt

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 25 Mar 2016 18:14:40 PDT
MFT My Fabulous Table http://www.instructables.com/id/MFT-My-Fabulous-Table/
MFT My Fabulous Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/QQ2F/IL5J3461/FM4QQ2FIL5J3461.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/QQ2F/IL5J3461/FM4QQ2FIL5J3461.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/QQ2F/IL5J3461/FM4QQ2FIL5J3461.SMALL.jpg ssmithwi Preface: I have been a long time lurker and this is my first instructable. My appreciation for the work that goes into these has increased immensely and all I can do is say thank you to all those who have posted before. WOW. That being said the primary goal of this table was to cut large sheets o...
By: ssmithwi

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 28 Feb 2016 11:12:01 PST
A Very Simple LED Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Very-Simple-LED-Workbench/
A Very Simple LED Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/NLLG/IKMVDH26/FIRNLLGIKMVDH26.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/NLLG/IKMVDH26/FIRNLLGIKMVDH26.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/NLLG/IKMVDH26/FIRNLLGIKMVDH26.SMALL.jpg The47thWarrior Hi all! This is my first instructable, so please be kind if I've made some procedure/language mistakes. I will be pleased for any suggestion or correction.I decided to build a small LED workbench. It's very simple and it requires only a small expence, some recycled materials and little work.First of...
By: The47thWarrior

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 15 Feb 2016 07:14:55 PST
Table Saw Hold Down Clamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Saw-Hold-Down-Clamps/
Table Saw Hold Down Clamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/AF4E/IJYV56L8/FD5AF4EIJYV56L8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/AF4E/IJYV56L8/FD5AF4EIJYV56L8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/AF4E/IJYV56L8/FD5AF4EIJYV56L8.SMALL.jpg thetoolman So you're at the job site and you need to secure a 2 by to drill some holes. You could use some saw horses but you've already got your small table saw on them. Now what? I saw this on the "Fine Home Building You Tube Channel" and thought, with a slight modification, it would work great on a table sa...
By: thetoolman

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 2 Feb 2016 18:16:03 PST
Ultimate portable mobile toolbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-portable-mobile-toolbox/
Ultimate portable mobile toolbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/EP4R/IL5J6YRP/FSZEP4RIL5J6YRP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/EP4R/IL5J6YRP/FSZEP4RIL5J6YRP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/EP4R/IL5J6YRP/FSZEP4RIL5J6YRP.SMALL.jpg JanD28 Hi there, i'm a Carpenter who is a lot on the road to decorate shops and put up exposition fairsi have searched for a good mobile toolbox that is also easy to handle and were the tools are clearly visible and easy accesible..because i didn't find what i was looking for i decided to make one myself!!...
By: JanD28

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 22 Nov 2015 13:18:06 PST
Workshop Space in a Rental Place http://www.instructables.com/id/Workshop-Space-in-a-Rental-Place/
Workshop Space in a Rental Place - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/APM7/IFCDHSQ3/FTAAPM7IFCDHSQ3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/APM7/IFCDHSQ3/FTAAPM7IFCDHSQ3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/APM7/IFCDHSQ3/FTAAPM7IFCDHSQ3.SMALL.jpg Alywolf Workshop space that works in an apartmentI live in a small 2-bedroom apartment along with two other adults and my son. As a multi- crafter I need a workshop space, but how to make it work without damaging the apartment and not allowing things like the propane torch to become too obvious. Bear with...
By: Alywolf

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 5 Oct 2015 00:34:27 PDT
An Heirloom Apartment workbench. http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Heirloom-Apartment-workbench/
An Heirloom Apartment workbench. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/WK70/IEX50ZAP/FQ3WK70IEX50ZAP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/WK70/IEX50ZAP/FQ3WK70IEX50ZAP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/WK70/IEX50ZAP/FQ3WK70IEX50ZAP.SMALL.jpg 4WantofaNail "Diamond in the rough": A idiom made popular in the modern era, thanks in part, to a lowly street rat and his, whimsical, mystical companions (ah, you will be missed Mr. Williams). The aforementioned phrase is based on the concept that you cannot see the true beauty of a diamond until it's been cut,...
By: 4WantofaNail

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 27 Sep 2015 13:16:37 PDT
Bench Grinder Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Bench-Grinder-Stand/
Bench Grinder Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/A933/IDKXXIV4/F6PA933IDKXXIV4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/A933/IDKXXIV4/F6PA933IDKXXIV4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/A933/IDKXXIV4/F6PA933IDKXXIV4.SMALL.jpg Ssmo72 Having recently bought a new house and being in the middle of a renovation, my tools are scattered among various boxes that aren't being opened until I need to use them. Once the basement has been cleaned, waterproofed, foundation regraded, etc. etc. and is suitable for a workshop, I plan to take my...
By: Ssmo72

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 20 Aug 2015 19:54:04 PDT
Make an easy 2x4 plywood rolling work table. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-easy-2x4-plywood-rolling-work-table/
Make an easy 2x4 plywood rolling work table. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/7UDT/ICRXMJZ1/FAF7UDTICRXMJZ1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/7UDT/ICRXMJZ1/FAF7UDTICRXMJZ1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/7UDT/ICRXMJZ1/FAF7UDTICRXMJZ1.SMALL.jpg ChadSchimmel I needed a large rolling work table for my shop. I built this simple version with a shelf below. Fast and easy to build. thanks for watching View on YouTube
By: ChadSchimmel

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 2 Aug 2015 14:31:49 PDT
DIY Garage workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Garage-workshop/
DIY Garage workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/NV12/ICE1UN8K/F5JNV12ICE1UN8K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/NV12/ICE1UN8K/F5JNV12ICE1UN8K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/NV12/ICE1UN8K/F5JNV12ICE1UN8K.SMALL.jpg jpetrach In this instructable I hope to share what I have found useful for your own garage workshop. This is a attached 2 car garage. the previous owner made it "heated" by punching a hole in the wall and cutting into the existing duct work however this makes it so heat will not carry to the rooms on this si...
By: jpetrach

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 22 Jul 2015 18:36:42 PDT
Palletable Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Palletable-Workbench/
Palletable Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/X7Y5/I53I1NNG/FJEX7Y5I53I1NNG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/X7Y5/I53I1NNG/FJEX7Y5I53I1NNG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/X7Y5/I53I1NNG/FJEX7Y5I53I1NNG.SMALL.jpg tlp801 I had a stack of pallets left over from laying sod this spring, and I've seen so many amazing things on Instructables built with them. So I figured "why not?" It would be my first pallet project and "it would be fun!" **Tools Needed:Hammer Nail Setter Vise-Grips Wood Glue Sandpaper / Sander (100,1...
By: tlp801

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 20 Jan 2015 12:46:16 PST
Simple potting bench with storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-gardening-table-out-of-old-pallets/
Simple potting bench with storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/UFZH/I1NUJU03/FTMUFZHI1NUJU03.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/UFZH/I1NUJU03/FTMUFZHI1NUJU03.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/UFZH/I1NUJU03/FTMUFZHI1NUJU03.SMALL.jpg Hariskal A Potting bench or gardening table is a kind of workbench used for small gardening tasks such as transplanting seedlings. A basic potting bench has a work surface at bench height and storage for potting soil, pots, and tools.What you are going to need:2 pallets, ideally in a good conditionElectric ...
By: Hariskal

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:32:09 PDT
Over-The-Bed Whiteboard Worktable http://www.instructables.com/id/Over-The-Bed-Whiteboard-Worktable/
Over-The-Bed Whiteboard Worktable - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F55/PPGL/HZDYDSRY/F55PPGLHZDYDSRY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F55/PPGL/HZDYDSRY/F55PPGLHZDYDSRY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F55/PPGL/HZDYDSRY/F55PPGLHZDYDSRY.SMALL.jpg FabricateIO We believe that every living space should have a workspace that can bring ideas into reality. But if you're like us and don't have that convenient extra room or garage, you have to get a little creative with how you use the space you have. One such creative use of space is an over-the-bed worktable ...
By: FabricateIO

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:01:34 PDT
Mobile Saw/Work Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-SawWork-Table/
Mobile Saw/Work Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/0NGL/HW4OQDC1/F8M0NGLHW4OQDC1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/0NGL/HW4OQDC1/F8M0NGLHW4OQDC1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/0NGL/HW4OQDC1/F8M0NGLHW4OQDC1.SMALL.jpg Crycas I built a relatively small work table that can be easily moved around my garage. This was intially done because I was given an used compound miter saw, and just using it on the ground wasn't very easy. It has shelving for storage and on the top has a vice as well as the saw. Cut your lumber & b...
By: Crycas

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 9 Jun 2014 09:37:34 PDT
Scissor Bench - Adjustable Height, Motorized Workstation http://www.instructables.com/id/Scissor-Bench-Adjustable-Height-Motorized-Workstat/
Scissor Bench - Adjustable Height, Motorized Workstation - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/SLRG/HUM7D6LB/FNBSLRGHUM7D6LB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/SLRG/HUM7D6LB/FNBSLRGHUM7D6LB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/SLRG/HUM7D6LB/FNBSLRGHUM7D6LB.SMALL.jpg SlickSqueegie I salvaged an old drive motor from a lift chair I replaced for my father. The chair was junk but the motor and drive was still working fine. So I removed the chair elements and kept the motor and actuator. I wanted to make a scissor style lift workstation. One that would work more at a seated po...
By: SlickSqueegie

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 30 Apr 2014 05:40:16 PDT
Apartment Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Apartment-Workbench/
Apartment Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/0QJC/HTOUCZHX/FOY0QJCHTOUCZHX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/0QJC/HTOUCZHX/FOY0QJCHTOUCZHX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/0QJC/HTOUCZHX/FOY0QJCHTOUCZHX.SMALL.jpg Blair0 A DIY type person without a workbench is like a chipmunk without pouch cheeks. It just doesn't work and can have fatal results (can't collect the nuts eventually starving in the winter). The simple solution is to get a workbench, but to have workbench in an apartment posses some challenges. 1. Ther...
By: Blair0

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 6 Apr 2014 22:34:48 PDT
Pallet Cleaning http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Cleaning/
Pallet Cleaning - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/GXOC/HS18AZS7/F0BGXOCHS18AZS7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/GXOC/HS18AZS7/F0BGXOCHS18AZS7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/GXOC/HS18AZS7/F0BGXOCHS18AZS7.SMALL.jpg Danoz Very little information is out there on preparing your pallets to start making your projects. This was my attempt at preparing the wood.Pallets are supposedly dangerous depending on what they were used for carrying E.g chemicals, poisons, etc. Pallets can also harbour mould, wood rot, and insects. S...
By: Danoz

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 06:52:53 PST
work station http://www.instructables.com/id/work-station/
work station - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/JX5B/HQPQXH8R/FRLJX5BHQPQXH8R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/JX5B/HQPQXH8R/FRLJX5BHQPQXH8R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/JX5B/HQPQXH8R/FRLJX5BHQPQXH8R.SMALL.jpg MAAC1 i needed a small work station to build some of the cool gadgets from on this website, and to store my tools. i got a old file cabinet and covered it with some wood finish vinyl and that was it, a small and neat work/ storage station.
By: MAAC1

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 21 Jan 2014 20:35:09 PST
Build this Woodworker's Workbench to learn Mortise & Tenon Joinery http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-this-Woodworkers-Workbench-to-learn-Mortise-/
Build this Woodworker's Workbench to learn Mortise & Tenon Joinery - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/I11W/HKPX8V2F/FHNI11WHKPX8V2F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/I11W/HKPX8V2F/FHNI11WHKPX8V2F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/I11W/HKPX8V2F/FHNI11WHKPX8V2F.SMALL.jpg KentM As my interest in woodworking developed and my projects became increasingly complex, I realized it was time to put my makeshift work surface (sawhorses and an old door) aside and build a proper woodworker's workbench. Instructable members have published some great benches (see members jdedge and sco...
By: KentM

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 27 Nov 2013 16:34:43 PST
Recycled Garden Potting Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Garden-Potting-Bench/
Recycled Garden Potting Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/USKD/HIGF1KHA/FIJUSKDHIGF1KHA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/USKD/HIGF1KHA/FIJUSKDHIGF1KHA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/USKD/HIGF1KHA/FIJUSKDHIGF1KHA.SMALL.jpg joshmt2012 This is a potting bench/ workspace i built to be used for when your planting flowers, was built at no cost because of use of pallets and screws i already had. It could also be used as a regular work bench if you wanted. I built it out of all recycled wood, All except for the 2x4's in the back were p...
By: joshmt2012

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 29 Jun 2013 16:43:27 PDT
Foldable table, recycling of old table http://www.instructables.com/id/Foldable-table-recycling-of-old-table/
Foldable table, recycling of old table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F58/FZU9/HCJODHAB/F58FZU9HCJODHAB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F58/FZU9/HCJODHAB/F58FZU9HCJODHAB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F58/FZU9/HCJODHAB/F58FZU9HCJODHAB.SMALL.jpg naopak_lik I got old computer table that was in bad shape, panels were moving and it needed some fixing. Someone before me was nailing it and doing all sorts of things. To make it stable so it was not looking good at all. I need some work bench but I live in small apartment which i rent so i did not want to sc...
By: naopak_lik

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 4 Feb 2013 09:57:12 PST
Heavy Duty Workbench With Loads of Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Heavy-Duty-Workbench-With-Loads-of-Storage/
Heavy Duty Workbench With Loads of Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/X5EG/HAWBWMUM/FQ1X5EGHAWBWMUM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/X5EG/HAWBWMUM/FQ1X5EGHAWBWMUM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/X5EG/HAWBWMUM/FQ1X5EGHAWBWMUM.SMALL.jpg MusicalGenius I set out with the intention of making a sturdy, reliable, and mostly simple workbench. As I was tired of not having a proper location to work on projects, or brainstorm creative solutions for existing problems. A few years ago, I had a basic idea in mind of a large, long work bench with a replacea...
By: MusicalGenius

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 2 Jan 2013 11:37:36 PST
Heavy Duty Work Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Heavy-Duty-Work-Desk/
Heavy Duty Work Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/5MHB/H8I45JJI/FCQ5MHBH8I45JJI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/5MHB/H8I45JJI/FCQ5MHBH8I45JJI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/5MHB/H8I45JJI/FCQ5MHBH8I45JJI.SMALL.jpg lammerza This desk was built for a fried who does IT work and needed something sturdy, but modular construction to permit repeated and simple tear down/setup (for moving purposes). He was set on a standing desk with tons of surface area for paperwork. We decided to supsend his monitors with the original visa...
By: lammerza

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 22 Oct 2012 16:41:29 PDT
Improve your work bench in about 4 seconds http://www.instructables.com/id/Improve-your-work-bench-in-about-4-seconds/
Improve your work bench in about 4 seconds - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/8Z7N/H673DRLR/FIF8Z7NH673DRLR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/8Z7N/H673DRLR/FIF8Z7NH673DRLR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/8Z7N/H673DRLR/FIF8Z7NH673DRLR.SMALL.jpg immrroboto This is so simple I wasn't going to put it up, but decided to after marveling at how I didn't think of it sooner. If you're anything like me, you prefer to keep your screwdrivers magnetized and are sick of getting up and running to the fridge to "recharge" them (Also, you're too cheap to go buy a m...
By: immrroboto

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 28 Aug 2012 17:59:36 PDT
Easy work bench organizer with wire dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-work-bench-organizer-with-wire-dispenser/
Easy work bench organizer with wire dispenser - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/Q0UN/H5Y9WCVV/FPGQ0UNH5Y9WCVV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/Q0UN/H5Y9WCVV/FPGQ0UNH5Y9WCVV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/Q0UN/H5Y9WCVV/FPGQ0UNH5Y9WCVV.SMALL.jpg dtextor I have a small work bench in my room to work with electronics. Since it is small it's always crammed (see the BFEORE picture...) and I end up working on the office table. I took some waste wood that I had lying around and built that work bench top. It's super easy to build and helps a lot to keep th...
By: dtextor

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 22 Aug 2012 02:28:14 PDT
EURO-Pallet workbench - simple http://www.instructables.com/id/EURO-Pallet-workbench-simple/
EURO-Pallet workbench - simple - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/FFJQ/H3Z3UE07/FKUFFJQH3Z3UE07.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/FFJQ/H3Z3UE07/FKUFFJQH3Z3UE07.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/FFJQ/H3Z3UE07/FKUFFJQH3Z3UE07.SMALL.jpg TheSaint I was always looking for an workbench made of scrap wood or something like this. So I took 2 Europallets and cut, put and nail them together. These two you have to relaese and replace on the pallet. The red one's i took from the second pallet and cut them on lenght to fit in the space. I...
By: TheSaint

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 29 Jun 2012 11:48:27 PDT
Free, mechanics swivel workspace http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-mechanics-swivel-workspace/
Free, mechanics swivel workspace - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/R5LP/H1QMLH6S/FVER5LPH1QMLH6S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/R5LP/H1QMLH6S/FVER5LPH1QMLH6S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/R5LP/H1QMLH6S/FVER5LPH1QMLH6S.SMALL.jpg aaahotdog This project was totally free with items found on trash day in my neighborhood. To start with, I found a swivel drafting stool waiting for trash pickup.  Just what I need for this project I thought.   You will have to use your imagination about the condition of the seat and backrest since I remo...
By: aaahotdog

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 6 May 2012 13:57:22 PDT
Boxed in wood lathe stand with tool bench and dust free storage area. http://www.instructables.com/id/Boxed-in-wood-lathe-stand-with-tool-bench-and-dust/
Boxed in wood lathe stand with tool bench and dust free storage area. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/P3ST/H19RSWOJ/FHKP3STH19RSWOJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/P3ST/H19RSWOJ/FHKP3STH19RSWOJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/P3ST/H19RSWOJ/FHKP3STH19RSWOJ.SMALL.jpg Dr Qui This is how I boxed in the stand of my wood lathe. something I have been meaning to do for a long time. the table has a tool tray that just fills up with wood shavings so the tools get lost in the shavings or get thrown out when you hover them up i have had to search the wood shavings bin more than ...
By: Dr Qui

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 20 Apr 2012 19:13:51 PDT
Mobile Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Workbench/
Mobile Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/6EPQ/H01N7BB8/F566EPQH01N7BB8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/6EPQ/H01N7BB8/F566EPQH01N7BB8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/6EPQ/H01N7BB8/F566EPQH01N7BB8.SMALL.jpg bwrussell Large, useless, furniture is the worst to get rid of. Your significant other wants it out of the house, no one on Craigslist wants it, and it's expensive and hard, especially with two coupes, to take to the dump, not to mention wasteful and hard on the ol' environment. This was my predicament when w...
By: bwrussell

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 17 Apr 2012 17:23:21 PDT
No Frills Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Frills-Workbench/
No Frills Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/22BQ/GX22TGIU/FYX22BQGX22TGIU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/22BQ/GX22TGIU/FYX22BQGX22TGIU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/22BQ/GX22TGIU/FYX22BQGX22TGIU.SMALL.jpg loftyduck OK, my goal with this bench was to: make it strong use all 4 feet by 8 feet (actually 49" by 97") of one MDF board with virtually zero waste keep it simple (dimensional lumber & lap/butt joints) keep it inexpensive ??? PROFIT (ha ok, metaphorically speaking) The Design ...
By: loftyduck

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 21 Jan 2012 10:31:05 PST
how to make a workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-workbench/
how to make a workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/WBC4/GX1N80G8/F9IWBC4GX1N80G8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/WBC4/GX1N80G8/F9IWBC4GX1N80G8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/WBC4/GX1N80G8/F9IWBC4GX1N80G8.SMALL.jpg joepaton here is my take on the humble workbench. i made it using 90x35 timber and 12mm plywood doubled up for the bench top. this is my very first instructable so please be nice :) the tools i used: cordless drill. hand saw. tape measure. pencil. square. drill bit to pre drill. two C clamps. file. glue. ...
By: joepaton

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 5 Jan 2012 21:04:27 PST
Wood Lathe Mod No. 4 - Lathe bed bench attachment http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Lathe-Mod-No-4-Lathe-bed-bench-attachment/
Wood Lathe Mod No. 4 - Lathe bed bench attachment - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/1SZZ/GVA8USQI/FEK1SZZGVA8USQI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/1SZZ/GVA8USQI/FEK1SZZGVA8USQI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/1SZZ/GVA8USQI/FEK1SZZGVA8USQI.SMALL.jpg Dr Qui You can never have enough work bench space. I have been meaning to do this one for ages now, finally got around to doing this  a few days ago ( just the right piece of scrap plywood happened to be in the shed at the time) the project took about 20 mins to do and is proving to be very useful indeed ...
By: Dr Qui

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 22 Nov 2011 18:31:52 PST
Tough Cheap Work Bench (My Bowling Alley) http://www.instructables.com/id/Tough-Cheap-Work-Bench-My-Bowling-Alley/
Tough Cheap Work Bench (My Bowling Alley) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/MDNY/GS3BE0HB/FJGMDNYGS3BE0HB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/MDNY/GS3BE0HB/FJGMDNYGS3BE0HB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/MDNY/GS3BE0HB/FJGMDNYGS3BE0HB.SMALL.jpg couchchangeracing I noticed some discountinued flooring at my local big box store and saw the opportunity for a new bench in my future. It was relatively inexpensive and easy to do. Plus it looks like a bowling alley, how cool is that??? What you need... Cheap Flooring: Look for the solid or real engineered...
By: couchchangeracing

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 11 Sep 2011 23:02:35 PDT
Man Cave Work Stool (Car Seat Conversion) http://www.instructables.com/id/Man-Cave-Work-Stool-Car-Seat-Conversion/
Man Cave Work Stool (Car Seat Conversion) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/KNL4/GS3BDY3I/FZ6KNL4GS3BDY3I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/KNL4/GS3BDY3I/FZ6KNL4GS3BDY3I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/KNL4/GS3BDY3I/FZ6KNL4GS3BDY3I.SMALL.jpg couchchangeracing One of my kids ripped a hole in the top of my primary work stool. It has been bugging me forever, but today I got the inspiration to fix it and improve it. This is a quick conversion of a bucket car seat to a work stool base. First find a donor bucket seat I hate to break up a pair of bucket,s...
By: couchchangeracing

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 6 Sep 2011 02:34:13 PDT
Wrap around workbench under $100 http://www.instructables.com/id/Wrap-around-workbench-under-100/
Wrap around workbench under $100 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/QDZQ/GONGHU3E/FZUQDZQGONGHU3E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/QDZQ/GONGHU3E/FZUQDZQGONGHU3E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/QDZQ/GONGHU3E/FZUQDZQGONGHU3E.SMALL.jpg falks79 I am not a carpenter or a professional in any sort of way.  I took the ideas of several other instructables on this website, designed my own design and am here to post my project for you.  Step 1 The first thing you will need to do is figure out how big you want your bench to be.  I made mine ...
By: falks79

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 10 Jun 2011 10:03:15 PDT
Wooden Pallete Potting Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Pallete-Potting-Bench/
Wooden Pallete Potting Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/B2OT/GM9QKPU1/F2ZB2OTGM9QKPU1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/B2OT/GM9QKPU1/F2ZB2OTGM9QKPU1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/B2OT/GM9QKPU1/F2ZB2OTGM9QKPU1.SMALL.jpg Spatacuulous Well I finally broke down and decided to give an insructable publishing a shot! I love this site and felt that it was time to start contributing. I hope you all enjoy and please share with me how yours turn out. I upcycled all reclaimed items for this project. -One 6 foot wooden ladder I found in...
By: Spatacuulous

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 11 Apr 2011 08:07:00 PDT
My basement workspace http://www.instructables.com/id/My-basement-workspace/
My basement workspace - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/F34D/GHTLLVHF/F3QF34DGHTLLVHF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/F34D/GHTLLVHF/F3QF34DGHTLLVHF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/F34D/GHTLLVHF/F3QF34DGHTLLVHF.SMALL.jpg phish814 This is actually my dad's basement that I have taken over with a home-made work bench with a recessed chop saw station and built in electric.  The work tops were old desk tops that my dad's old job was throwing away when they closed so he ended up with 8-10.  There is also a lathe station with a hom...
By: phish814

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 10 Feb 2011 23:04:38 PST
How To Make A Great Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Great-Workbench/
How To Make A Great Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/ANYP/FOVXPB6H/F3JANYPFOVXPB6H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/ANYP/FOVXPB6H/F3JANYPFOVXPB6H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/ANYP/FOVXPB6H/F3JANYPFOVXPB6H.SMALL.jpg Creativeman I have made several of these benches over the years, and it was always the first thing I made when moving into a new house. I like to be organized, and figured it didn't hurt to make it look attractive as well. Basic woodworking skills and the tools that that requires are necessary for a project lik...
By: Creativeman

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 3 Feb 2011 10:30:07 PST
Clamp on solder station / work bench. http://www.instructables.com/id/Clamp-on-solder-station/
Clamp on solder station / work bench. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/3JK9/GIJG0UFQ/F2N3JK9GIJG0UFQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/3JK9/GIJG0UFQ/F2N3JK9GIJG0UFQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/3JK9/GIJG0UFQ/F2N3JK9GIJG0UFQ.SMALL.jpg Dr Qui A useful soldering station and general work bench that can be clamped onto a table or bench, also has the magnifying lens and work clamp screwed in place so you have no fear of the job toppling over at the worst moment. The bench is sheeted with the metal case from a video recorder that I dismantle...
By: Dr Qui

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 5 Jan 2011 12:26:58 PST
Work bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-tool-work-bench/
Work bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F31/ZP9R/G9NH8MJU/F31ZP9RG9NH8MJU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F31/ZP9R/G9NH8MJU/F31ZP9RG9NH8MJU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F31/ZP9R/G9NH8MJU/F31ZP9RG9NH8MJU.SMALL.jpg busupholstery Multi-tool work bench......I am retired in Costa Rica and have limited tool resources so decided to make the tools I do have more user friendly........Converted the jigsaw to a table jigsaw......made a drill press using  a hand drill.......mounted router to table.......built small wood vise.......Al...
By: busupholstery

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 26 May 2010 09:49:16 PDT
Cheap and Easy Garage Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Garage-Workbench/
Cheap and Easy Garage Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/T7QT/G0GBHWY7/F3AT7QTG0GBHWY7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/T7QT/G0GBHWY7/F3AT7QTG0GBHWY7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/T7QT/G0GBHWY7/F3AT7QTG0GBHWY7.SMALL.jpg omninate I recently wrapped up the construction on my new work surface / workbench in the garage at our new home. The final measurements are 12 feet long, 2 feet deep, with a slightly larger angled corner work area. There was an existing metal cabinet that I wanted to match the bench height to, so the entire...
By: omninate

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 6 Oct 2009 11:31:16 PDT