Dear Craftsmen and Do-It-Yourselfer, we have presented a whole series of DIY ideas and projects as well as numerous tutorials. However, each one of you has a place at home, in the garage or in the garden, where you can start your next DIY project in peace. It is a craftsman’s paradise, if you have your own workshop and you can set it up to your own taste. And what comes to your mind when you hear the word “workshop”? What else can be the most used tools? Of course a workbench! It would be a dream come true if you build your own workbench. We have two guides for you – one for the women who like to make, sew, felt or crochet, and one for the men who make their own artworks out of wood! A picture gallery full of creative DIY ideas, we have also put together especially for you! Let yourself be inspired!

Design the Handwerkerzimmer: build a workbench yourself

For many women, crafting and sewing are not just a hobby, they are also work. She is an important part of her life and of course, as with any job, you need an office. If you are one of the lucky ones who can set up their own craft room, you will definitely want to build a workbench yourself. But you should pay attention to some rules. Your workbench must offer plenty of storage space and storage space, so you should build many compartments and drawers. There are two variants available for the finish – either buy some ready-made shelves from Ikea and build only a tabletop yourself or build the whole workbench yourself. To keep your creativity flowing, keep it organized. This is not only true for craft women, but also for hobby carpenters. You can build a workbench either in wood, pallets or why not as a DIY

You are a hobby carpenter and have basic knowledge in wood processing? Then you would rather turn your garage into your own workshop. You have determined the tools and certainly you need more and more space for a new tool. For this reason, you need a workbench that is not only suitable for building, but also offers plenty of space. We show you a construction manual that can be expanded at will and offers storage space. The hobby carpenters understand best the passion to buy new tools.

Build your own workbench – DIY instructions

Werkraum – the paradise for do-it-yourselfers and craftsmen

We show you a manual with 3 ready shelving systems from Ikea Kallax . The shelves are bought, you still need 8 wooden boards, two wooden plate for surface, cordless screwdriver and screws. The goal is to connect the three shelf systems by means of wooden boards to build a large angular workbench. Here the detailed step by step instructions:

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Finished! Now start with the second tutorial

How do I build my own garage workbench? Instructions here:

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To build a stable and safe workbench, you should find the right materials. A thick workbench panel from the hardware store will be perfect for the needs of a carpenter. You just have to cut them to the size you want. Otherwise you can also use normal wood or plywood boards. A tip from us: the surface must be very stable. You can use an old door. This looks fascinating and offers you security in building. Scroll down to see the illustrated DIY tutorial. A more detailed guide can be found in the following video:

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To taste, you can also add extras to your workbench

Tool wall – practical and nice solution

Need some inspiration on how to set up and organize your own workroom? Then scroll down to get creative ideas!

Workbench is the heart of every workshop

Our team wishes you lots of fun building and many new homemade artworks!

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