Garages are hardworking spaces, and to make the most of yours, you're going to want a sturdy workbench. These garage workbench ideas are going to give you building plans that will allow you to build an affordable workbench for a fraction of what a new one could cost.
All the garage workbenches here include different features that set them apart from the rest. Some are mobile, some are foldable, and some include shelves for extra storage. Whichever one you pick to build, you're going to love the extra workspace that only a workbench can give.
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This is a simple, straightforward build that makes a sturdy workbench on wheels. The project takes you through each step of making the workbench, from cutting to finishing. The result is a great-looking bench that will be more affordable to build than to buy one new.
DIY Workbench from DIY Projects with Pete, Free
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Flip Top Workbench Cart
This flip top workbench cart will give you more work space with a simple flip of the top. A saw is mounted on one side and then flipped over when not in use, revealing extra workspace.
Flip Top Workbench Cart from Saws on Skates, Free
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This rolling workbench is the perfect choice if you're looking for something mobile that you can move from one place in the garage to another. You'll save money making this workbench instead of buying it, too: The materials cost around $35.
Rolling Workbench from A Crafted Passion, Free
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This space-saving design builds a workbench that can be folded up and easily carried to another location. This is more of a complicated workbench plan, and is best for intermediate or advanced woodworkers.
Folding Workbench from Saws on Skates, FreeContinue to 5 of 15 below.
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Super Sturdy Workbench
This moderate-level building project will build you a super sturdy workbench that can hold saws, tools, and all of your projects. Casters are added at the bottom of the workbench to make it conveniently portable.
Super Sturdy Workbench from Homemade by Carmona, Free
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Portable, Collapsible Workbench
This workbench can be moved anywhere since it's on wheels, but it also can be folded up and tucked away. Besides a workbench, this would make a great portable table for a get together.
Portable, Collapsible Workbench from Funky Junk Interiors, Free
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Miter Saw and Table Saw Workbench
This workbench is a power horse and has room for your miter saw and table saw while still giving you plenty of workspace. This is a huge plan with detailed drawings and building directions.
Miter Saw and Table Saw Workbench from Ben's DIY, $15
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This simple workbench comes together before you know it. This is a good sturdy workbench without any bells and whistles to get you distracted. A video is also included to help you put everything together.
Basic Workbench from Bitterroot DIY, FreeContinue to 9 of 15 below.
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This gorgeous piece of furniture can easily be built from this free workbench plan. The finishing details are fantastic and this looks almost too good to put in the garage. The final dimensions come out to 72 inches long by 24 inches wide by 34 inches tall.
Mobile Workbench from Angela Marie Made, Free
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Here's a free plan for a hardworking garage workbench that gives you extra workspace and storage on a shelf at the bottom. It's a large bench that will hold everything you need for your next project.
Hardworking Workbench from Nick+Alicia, Free
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Folding, Wall Mountable Workbench
This garage workbench idea is perfect for someone who also needs to use the garage for their car. It's attached to the wall and when not in use can be folded flat. It's a great way to have some extra workspace without giving up storage.
Folding, Wall Mountable Workbench from CE Carpentry, $11.98
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Two Hour Workbench
If you have two hours, then you have enough time to build this workbench for your garage or anywhere else you need a table with storage. This comes together incredibly fast and you'll be very happy with the high-quality results you get.
Two Hour Workbench from Honeybear Lane, FreeContinue to 13 of 15 below.
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Folding Workbench With Storage
This folding workbench is the perfect solution if you have a small space. It folds down and tucks completely out of the way when you're not using it. Instructions include how to install the pegboard that goes above it.
Folding Workbench With Storage from Just Measuring Up, Free
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Almost 50 pages of plans will help you build this gorgeous workbench that would be perfect in a garage. There's lots of storage, plus everything is powered up so you can easily use your tools. There are also some instructional videos that will help you along the way.
Mobile Workbench from Artisan Made Shop, $12
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This workbench can easily be tucked away when you're not using it. In fact, it folds up to only 7 inches, meaning you can store it just about anywhere when you're not using it.
Folding Workbench from DIY for Knuckleheads, $5.76