Fine woodworking – best workbenches

Published On: November 3, 20140 Comments on Fine woodworking – best workbenchesTags: Last Updated: February 13, 20241.5 min read

Whether you are hobby woodworker, woodcarver or you just doing some repairs in your garage, a proper workbench is a necessity. Many people work their entire life on old garden tables and don’t have the basic things which every hobby woodworker should have. This books will show you why you need a proper workbench, it provides you with the plans for constructing your own workbench and also rates most popular ready-made workbenches on the market.

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Fine Woodworking has been outfitting woodworkers with smart and effective workbenches for 35 years, in styles to suit any mode of woodworking. Whether you are looking for a quick and easy workstation that will handle 90 percent of what you need, or a no-compromise traditional workbench that will look and function flawlessly for decades, there is a workbench here for you. And the magazine’s wonderful exploded drawings and clear step-by-step photos will answer every question along the way, guaranteeing your success. This collection of Fine Woodworking’s best workbenches doesn’t stop there, however. After you wipe a coat of oil onto your gleaming new workbench, you’ll open these pages again for a host of tips and jigs that will expand its capabilities even further.


This is the book which every woodworker should have and even more important, which every woodworker should read from cover to cover. All accessories for workbenches are explained in detail and rated here and from this book you will learn what you need and what you don’t need on your workbench. Best of all, if you don’t have money to buy ready-made workbench, the book provides detailed instructions on how to make your own perfect workbench.

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