See how to easily add your 2×4 stretcher supports for the bench top and lower shelf, plus mount your casters and install the top and shelf. This is Part 2 of this bench frame build series.
See how to easily build a sturdy frame for your workbench using notched 4×4 legs and 2×4 rails. This is Part 1 of this series. You’ll see how to build the 2 long rails for the bench frame, as well as add the caster mounting blocks. Like this?See the full Workbench build series
Before you build your workbench, there are a few decisions you need to make about the top, including: Material to use How to attach it How you plan to protect it Who knew there were so many choices? And there are just as many strongly held opinions about it. Discover what you need to know […]
The ability to make a workbench mobile is a necessity in a small workshop. See how to add wheels to 4×4 bench legs in a sturdier way than simply drilling into the end grain.
This is, by far, the easiest way I’ve found to make super sturdy workbench legs from a 4×4.
You can use a circular saw to cut the notches for your 2×4 rails, but I found it was even easier to use my sliding mitre saw set to a specific depth. And no chiseling was required this way either.
See how I easily made mine.
Get all the details and dimensions on how I built this mitre saw station. It’s an easy DIY weekend project.