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How to Build a Simple Folding Workbench


A workbench is certainly convenient to have in a garage but you don’t want it to interfere when it comes to parking your vehicle. By attaching a pair of folding metal saw horses to a piece of 3/4″ thick plywood, you can create a lightweight workbench that’s easy to move and fold up for storage. Watch this video to find out how.  ...More




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How to Build a Simple Folding Workbench

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If your space is limited for a permanent workbench, you can make a simple workbench that folds up for easy storage from plywood and two folding sawhorses. Here’s how to go about it:

  • Cut a sheet of 3/4” plywood to the size desired (we made ours 3’x 5’).
  • Screw two folding metal sawhorses to the bottom to act as legs for the workbench.
  • To store the workbench, simply flip it over, remove the folding legs, and secure the legs inside the sawhorses with hook and loop straps.

Watch this video to see how it’s done.

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  1. Sandy Says:
    May 6th, 2007 at 7:48 am

    I used the saw horses, but for a table, I used a flat inside door. This gives quite a bit of work area.

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