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Top 10 most popular workbench projects

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A clever workbench design can maximise space in a work area, create better storage solutions and make accessing tools easier.

 

Bunnings Workshop community members have shared plenty of fantastic custom workbench ideas.

 

Here’s our top 10 most popular workbench projects on Workshop by pageviews:

 

Custom workbench by Rodney.Custom workbench by Rodney.1. Portable workbench and garage shelving by @Tara86 

 

Tara built this portable workbench with lockable castor wheels and space for her mitre saw alongside D.I.Y. vertical shelving.

 

2. Custom workbench with built-in tool storage by @Rodney 

 

Rod's custom workbench offers a huge amount of work space for all manner of projects and features loads of built-in tool storage.

 

3. Simple D.I.Y. workbench by @Baggs 

 

Workshop member Baggs built a simple workbench with plenty of workspace and a top shelf for storage.

 

4. Folding workbench by @pats6182 

 

Workshop member pats6182's folding workbench maximises precious garage space so there's plenty of room to park the car when it's not in use.

 

Simple workbench by Baggs.Simple workbench by Baggs.5. Mobile workbench on castors by @JoeAzza 

 

Joe upcycled his workbench by adding wheels and building a larger frame to offer more workspace and make it portable.

 

6. Mitre saw workbench with storage by @Razzer 

 

Workshop member Razzer's workbench has a built-in mitre saw, dust collector and loads of storage including vertical drawers to hold paint cans.

 

7. Workbench on wheels with drawers and cupboards by @WoodenGregsWood 

 

Workshop member WoodenGregsWood made this portable workbench with loads of storage space for tools and materials.

 

8. Portable workbench with tool storage by @Sarma1 

 

Workshop member Sarma1 constructed a portable workbench with mounted tool storage so it can be easily moved around or loaded onto a trailer.

 

Mitre saw workbench by Razzer.Mitre saw workbench by Razzer.9. Mobile workbench with table saw by @hazesnow 

 

Workshop member hazesnow used reclaimed timber from a tenpin bowling lane to create a sturdy top for this mobile workbench.

 

10. Simple workbench on castors by @Nikki7 

 

Workshop member Nikki7 designed this custom workbench with extra tools and materials storage overhead and underneath.

 

More workbench projects

 

Get more ideas for your workbench project from these other terrific projects shared by members:

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to build a workbench

 

Learn how to build your own workbench with plenty of storage by following this step-by-step guide by experienced Workshop member Peggers. 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.

 

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Need help getting started?

 

Join the discussion on Bunnings Workshop and let us know if you need a hand with your D.I.Y. workbench project. We're here to help with ideas and advice and we'd love to follow along as you build your dream workbench for your garage, shed or workshop.

 

Article published: October 2021

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