How to Build a DIY Workbench

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If you've discovered a newfound love for DIY over the last few years, you’re not alone – many of us have embraced creating our own furniture and upgrades since the COVID-19 pandemic. And if you’re looking for your next project, what could be handier than a multiuse workbench? Whether it’s for homework, DIY projects or somewhere to work from home, this pop-up workstation is ideal.

To get started on building a workbench, you might already have some bits and pieces ready to go at home but if not, you can order online by following our links below and have them delivered to your home.

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00:00:01 Music playing in the background throughout the video

00:00:02 On screen: DIY work bench
A finished shot of the work bench is shown, along with some pictures that are hanging on the door

00:00:07 On screen: What You’ll Need
On screen: a pegboard and hooks, containers with hooks, a dropdown work bench, a hammer and nails, a screwdriver, jars for storage of your materials, framed photos (optional) and decorative plants

00:00:12 On screen: Step 1 - screw your pegboard to the wall
As we see the person fix the pegboard with a screwdriver

00:00:17 On screen: Step 2 - hammer your nails to the wall for your picture frames above your pegboard
As we see the person lining up the nails, and hammering them into position

00:00:20 On screen: Step 3 - Hang up your favourite pictures
As we see the person hanging the pictures on the nail hooks

00:00:20 On screen: Step 4 - Place your workbench underneath your pegboard
As we see the person place the work bench into position and it is secured into position

00:00:28 Screws are placed into the workbench

000:00:30 On screen: Step 5 - Use hooks and containers to store utensils

00:00:35 Hooks and different items are placed onto the pegboard

00:00:41 Shot of the finished DIY work bench

00:00:45 Finish

00:00:48 Video ends

What you’ll need for your DIY workbench:

Note: Some of the items used in this DIY video may no longer be available so some browsing may be needed.

Approximate cost: €70-100

Don’t let the creativity stop there – keep your DIY juices flowing with a herb wall for your kitchen, or a DIY dog station for your furry friend.

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