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Garage work bench

To maximize storage and work space, I built a custom work bench with drawers in the shop/garage. It was built for my height, and to accommodate a rolling tool chest underneath. The top is now covered in heavy guage sheet metal.

workbench-nov-2008
The rolling tool chest doesn't come out without tipping the bench forward.
The rolling tool chest doesn't come out without tipping the bench forward.
Room on the left of the tool chest for a shop vac.
Room on the left of the tool chest for a shop vac.
3ft wide by nearly 3ft drawers on 28in slides.
3ft wide by nearly 3ft drawers on 28in slides.
I screwed a 1x4 board onto the back to make a lip to keep stuff from rolling off.
I screwed a 1x4 board onto the back to make a lip to keep stuff from rolling off.
The closed drawers, no handles really necessary.
The closed drawers, no handles really necessary.
The whole bench, 8ft by 3ft.
The whole bench, 8ft by 3ft.
I managed to find 28in deep slides locally. The 36in slides are hard to find and way more expensive.
I managed to find 28in deep slides locally. The 36in slides are hard to find and way more expensive.


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