Introduction: Build Your Own Roubo Style Workbench. (Project Intro and Wood Selection)

In this 12 part series I take you through the massive task of making your own Roubo style workbench from standard construction grade timber.

Step 1: Step 1: Milling the Bench Top Stock

Step 2: Step 2: Bench Top Glue Up and Pre-flattening

Step 3: Step 3: Cutting the Massive Tenon

Step 4: Step 4: the Endcap

Step 5: Step 5: the BIG Dovetail

Step 6: Step 6: the BIG Dovetail (version 2)

Step 7: Step 7: the Wagon Vice/tail Vice

Step 8: Step 8: the Base Assembly

Step 9: Step 9: the Leg Vice / Leg Chop

Step 10: Step 10: the Final Assembly

Step 11: Step 11: Flattening the Top & Finish

Step 12: Step 12: the Finale (Using the Bench)

If you want to build this bench and would like a set of comprehensive plans head over to for the the sketchup files.