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.
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?
I’m building my first real woodworking workbench complete with a bench vise. But I’m wondering how far apart to space the dog holes. Is there a standard?
I accidentally drilled through a workpiece into my workbench. What can I do to restore the flatness of the bench?