I needed to organise and store my power tools better so I built this cabinet. It's made almost entirely using repurposed wood from crates and pallets. It was an affordable build and kept me busy. I am very proud of how it turned out.
Building the frames of the two units.
Painted the inner shelves black.
The wheels transformed the entire workshop as I was able to skip all the hassle of manhandling them around whenever I needed them moved. The wheels are 45mm castors. I thoroughly recommend them as it really does make it easier when you need to reconfigure the workshop for a certain project.
How to build a workbench
Learn how tobuild your own portable workbenchwith plenty of storage by following this step-by-step guide by experienced Workshop memberPeggers. There’s also a guide for building a matching garage storage unit so you can keep everything you need for your next build close at hand.
More workbench and tool storage projects
In need of more tool storage and a bigger work area, Workshop member Rodney designed this custom workbench with loads of built-in tool storage.
Workshop memberJoeAzzatook apart his existingworkbenchto build a frame that would accommodate wheels and added a beautiful Ash timber benchtop from Bunnings.