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How to Build a Workbench

Recommended tools:
—Measuring Tape
—Pencil
—Level
—Clamps
—Saw
—Power drill
—Power screwdriver
—Hammer
—Safety goggles
—Gloves

Designed for heavy-duty everyday use, this workbench is ideal for the garage or basement. This durable bench provides a neat organized area to work on home projects. The shelves and pegboard back give you a place to store your tools.

With a few tools, some basic carpentry skills, a little time and Simpson Strong-Tie Connectors, any do-it-yourselfer can build this workbench. You can easily paint or stain for a finished look and to match the interior of your home.

Simpson Strong-Tie has a full assortment of connectors to make the job easier, and the project safer, stronger and more appealing. You'll save money by doing it yourself while you enjoy working on the project.

When attaching the table top, countersink the 2" screws and fill the holes with wood filler for a smoother finish. Bottom shelf corners must be notched to allow 2x4 legs to pass through. Install the top RTC24 connector ½" below top of post.



 


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