4 Great Woodworking Bench Plans for Woodworkers


Any woodworker will need a good woodworking bench in his workshop. It is one of the first essential pieces of furniture a woodworker should have in his workshop. Since, everyone has their own way of working; a single woodworking bench plan cannot suit everyone.  So, you must take into account your own  working style, your work needs and must go through a couple of woodworking bench plans for inspiration, before you can finally make up your mind about how you want to design your own. To make your task easier and inspire you about the same, we have chosen 4 varied types of woodworking bench plans for you. Let’s have a look at them.

Great & Detailed Woodworking Bench Plans

  1. Fine Woodworking’s Rock Solid Plywood Bench:

Fine woodworking magazine is a premier name in the field of woodworking. So, you can blindly trust the quality of the projects they share on their website. True to its name, this workbench is rock solid. What makes it so strong is – reliable mortise and tenon joinery. The good thing about this plan is that it can be taken up by woodworkers of beginner’s skill as well. Here is the link to download the project.


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Example of a good woodworking bench plan
  1. Simple Work Bench Plan from Family Handy Man:

Family Handy Man website also has some great woodworking plans. So, for the next work bench plan we have chosen one from here. It is not only a strong work bench but also a functional one with drawers and shelves. The best thing is that it is suitable for all sort of woodwork. Follow the link for the details of the project.


  1. ShopNotes listed Modular Work Station:

If you are a woodworking enthusiast but not a professional woodworker, it is likely that you would have a limited workshop area. And that is precisely the reason we have chosen this plan – it is ideal for limited workspace. Check out the details of the plan in the link below.


  1. Sturdy Workbench from Ana White’s Website:

One look at this sturdy workbench from Ana White’s website, you will simply want to take up the project of building it. Ana explains every project listed on his site is an illustrated, step by step way which makes it really easy to follow. Same goes for this project – just go to the link given below to get the details of this project.



We hope that all these 4 woodworking bench plans have inspired you and you are now ready to create one for yourself. Happy woodworking!

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