Discover how to build and get more out of your woodworking bench. Learn about bench vises, accessory worksurfaces, workbench accessories, bench upgrades. You'll also find details on maintaining your workbench.
You gotta start flat to end flat and square.
WOOD® project designers/builders Kevin Boyle and John Olson differ in their preferences for dogs that require round or square bench holes. Kevin likes dogs with round shanks for their versatility.
I recently built a freestanding cabinet with carefully fitted doors and a base with legs. When I moved it from my shop to my living rooms, the doors bound. What’s going on?
The end vise on my workbench takes an annoyingly long time to adjust. How can I get a speed boost without plunking down a huge amount of money for a nut-release model?
I finished my workbench top with several applications of Watco Danish Oil, top and bottom. I know it periodically will need re-oiling. Should I re-oil the bottom, too?
I'm building a workbench which will take a lot of abuse. That started me thinking about the relative hardness of woods. How is that determine?
I’m ready to design and build a workbench for my shop. How tall should I make the bench for comfortable woodworking?
I’ve nearly completed my new workbench, but I still need to drill dogholes. Obviously the bulky top won’t fit on my drill press. So how do I make sure that the holes are straight and clean?