8 Ways to DIY a Workshop Table

Dani Caruso
By Dani Caruso

If you’re a maker or aspiring woodworker, building your own work table is a rite of passage! Without a workbench, your shop is incomplete. Everyone has various limitations for space and different folks have different workshop needs. That being said, take a look through these versatile DIY work tables that can be personalized and customized to the work that you do, which will in turn allow you to build better projects.

Image: Jen Woodhouse

This multipurpose table was constructed from salvaged lumber and a Craigslist door. It now features storage for an air compressor, table saw, hose reel, and a tool charging station! Get the details at Sawdust 2 Stitches.

This space-saving DIY has a drop-down surface so that you can get the most out of your workshop. Get the plans at Build Something.

This easy DIY workbench by Shanty 2 Chic can be rolled around to wherever it’s needed via 5” locking casters. It only cost $130 to build!

Rogue Engineer shows us how to build an easy, portable work surface for about 75 bucks OR two for $90!

Beerdidtrev shared this versatile table on Instructables. It has a built-in table and miter saw, wheels for mobility, and four power outlets!

For about $75 Ginger and the Huth DIYed this workbench, which has built-in clamp storage, a work light, and peg board.

Jen Woodhouse built this sturdy, shelved, and mobile unit that features extra built-in storage so that supplies are kept within an arm’s reach. Head to Jen’s blog to download the plans.

Check out this Roubo-style table featured on Benchcrafted which offers a variety of tool storage.

Dani Caruso
By Dani Caruso
Dani is House One’s assistant editor. As a Norwalk, CT native, Dani graduated from UConn with a BA in Digital Media and Design. This millennial longs for the days of All That, Tamagotchis, and Dunkaroos. When she’s not working, she’s hanging outdoors, playing with her dogs, or watching makeup tutorials on YouTube.

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