How to Create a Laminated Workbench Top

How to Create a Laminated Workbench Top

I decided to make this workbench out of 2x4's because I needed something stable and strong enough to take a lot of abuse. Also, for the cost, it's "cheaper" and stronger than just about anything you can buy.In this instructable I'll direct the reader through a step-by-step process on how to replicate this project and even offer a few tips on how to save you a lot of time!

I decided to make this workbench out of 2x4's because I needed something stable and strong enough to take a lot of abuse. Also, for the cost, it's "cheaper" and stronger than just about anything you can buy.In this instructable I'll direct the reader through a step-by-step process on how to replicate this project and even offer a few tips on how to save you a lot of time!

Leftover scraps of laminate flooring make a great workbench surface. Laminate is tough and easy to clean—dried glue or paint scrapes right off. If you fasten the laminate with small nails, you can easily pry it off and replace it every few years.

Leftover scraps of laminate flooring make a great workbench surface. Laminate is tough and easy to clean—dried glue or paint scrapes right off. If you fasten the laminate with small nails, you can easily pry it off and replace it every few years.

Wood Scrap Table- just like the headboard...dad I see more projects in the future!

Wood Scrap Table- just like the headboard...dad I see more projects in the future!

DIY Workbench. I like the bottom shelf only being half-depth, so you can stand close to the worktop. Maybe for the kitchen island?

DIY Workbench. I like the bottom shelf only being half-depth, so you can stand close to the worktop. Maybe for the kitchen island?

Interchangeable 'tool modules' to sit in a work bench. Good idea for small spaces. Could perhaps have mitre saw; router table; sanding table; etc.

Interchangeable 'tool modules' to sit in a work bench. Good idea for small spaces. Could perhaps have mitre saw; router table; sanding table; etc.

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