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Build a super sturdy workout bench with storage for your home gym. A solid 2x3 frame wrapped in plywood with a cushion top that opens for plenty of storage below. Add locking wheels for mobility and you have a great workout bench.

Difficulty moderate

Tools

Kreg Tools

Other Tools

  • Circular Saw (cordless)
    Circular Saw (cordless)
  • Miter Saw
    Miter Saw
  • Tape Measure
    Tape Measure
  • Impact Driver
    Impact Driver
  • Sander
    Sander

Materials

Wood Products

  • 1 Plywood , 3/4" Thick , Full Sheet
  • 1 Plywood , 1/4" Thick , Quarter Sheet
  • 5 Board , 2x3 , 96"

Hardware & Supplies

  • 50 2 1/2" pocket hole screws
  • 20 2" wood screws
  • 12 1 1/4" wood screws
  • 1 2" foam @ 12" x 48"
  • 1 Batting @ 25" x 60"
  • 1 Leather (or similar) 25" x 60"
  • 1 Piano hinge @ 36"
  • 4 3" locking wheels

Cut List & Parts

  • 4 Short ends vertical , 2x3 @ 8 3/4"
  • 4 Short ends horizontal , 2x3 @ 10 1/2"
  • 4 Cross supports , 2x3 @ 43 1/2"
  • 1 Bottom , 1/4" x 10 1/2" x 46 1/2"
  • 2 Short sides , 3/4" x 10 1/2" x 14"
  • 2 Long sides , 3/4" x 14" x 48"
  • 1 Top , 3/4" x 12" x 48"
  • 1 Top underside , 3/4" x 7" x 43"

Directions

  • Dimensions

    12"w x 48"l x 19"h (with wheels)

  • Step 1

    Attach the short vertical supports to the longer horizontal supports using pocket holes and 2 ½” pocket hole screws.

    Make 2.

  • Step 2

    Attach long cross supports to short ends using pocket holes and 2 ½” pocket hole screws.

  • Step 3

    Attach bottom to frame using countersunk 1 ¼” wood screws.

  • Step 4

    Attach short sides to frame using 1 ¼” countersunk wood screws.

  • Step 5

    Attach long sides to frame using 1 ¼” countersunk wood screws.

  • Top

    After attaching leather, batting and foam then attach center top underside using wood glue and 1 ¼” countersunk wood screws.

    Attach top to base using a piano hinge. Finish as desired and finally attach wheels to underside.