DIY 2×4 Workbench for Under $100 | Modern Builds | Woodworking

DIY 2×4 Workbench for Under $100 | Modern Builds | Woodworking

Today on Modern builds, I’m making a woodworking workbench completely out of 2×4’s! Materials (wood) for this project came in at just under $100, and the beauty of this project is that it doesn’t take a shop full of tools. A circular saw, planer, and a table saw (optionally) is all you need! If you plan on building this project yourself, there will be plans on my website, linked below.

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Stuff I used:
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Thanks for watching! -Mike Montgomery



Josh Cincotta says:

I want to make a desk with 2×10, and i need 3 of them to get 30". my question is can i make this with just wood glue and clamps? or would you recommend using braces plus the glue? i want this desk to be strong and sturdy, and i don't know what to do.

Robert Simpson says:

cool build, looks super sturdy!

Charles Tinch says:

Do you have plains

Jame Gumb says:

€257 in raw materials for me. Hmm.

John Morgan says:

Nice job built solid great video thanks man

Sapele Steve says:

Very nicely done! One of the best that I have seen on YT. Will book mark this for later viewing & use. Hope that you either make or purchase some accessories for the table & make videos showing what you did………..Thanks…………. 🙂

CosmicBrambleclawV2 says:

Thank you so much for the handheld circular saw bit! So many videos are all about the table saw and neglect the little guy who can't afford fancy tools

I had to make my first workbench (now used as a table of sorts in my room cause I need storage a ton) and Lord is it crazy looking and was a crazy build trying to cut all of it by hand due to lack of table saw

Marcus Caius says:

Great build, subscribed, liked and hit the Bell 😀

peter houze says:

ah here lad your having a laugh it, it might have cost under 100 bucks for the lumber but ya most have spent another 100 bucks on glue

Hugh Mungus says:

That moment of realization tho. 😂😂

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