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Building a Real Woodworker's Workbench: There are a number of instructables on building "workbenches" of various degrees of cost and sophistication, but most of them are really just tables. They'd work fine as craft or assembly tables, but they're not true woodworker's workbenches. Wha

The bench plane has three jobs in the woodshop: to straighten the wood, to smooth it and to remove it. It sounds so simple when you put it that way, but many woodworkers are confused by all the different sizes of bench planes available, from the tiny 5-1/2″-long No. 1 smooth plane up to the monstrous 24″-long No. 8 jointer plane.

As the foundation for the top, you want a workbench base to be sturdy and rigid for performing a variety of hand-tool operations. Perhaps the most common (and effective) construction for traditional workbenches is the wood trestle-style base with tough mortise-and-tenon joinery (Photo F).

Below you'll see my summary list of the 20 basic professional woodworking hand tools that you should start to accumulate in order to start building the most basic woodworking projects. When you're ready, you can follow the yellow buttons to visit each of the buying guides for each type of hand tool, to get help with understanding hand tool

This video serves as a step by step how-to guide to building a professional style workbench for your woodshop or workshop. If you have any questions about the build, ask them in the comments

Don't buy, build! Here's a collection of free DIY workbench plans for your woodworking hobby. If you need some ideas to build the bench, look nowhere else.