Here's Part 1
Here's Part 2:
Here I reinforce the bottom shelf with free scrap 1/2's:
Here I cut the bottom shelf from a 4x8 sheet of OSB that I found in the trash:
Here you can see where I've attached a shelf rail on the back and side of the lower shelf (so that tools don't fall off. The top does not need a rail as it will rest against a wall:
Here it is, ready to go! I've now build 3 workbenches from wood gathered out of other peoples' trash and I'm more amazed than ever what a person can make for free. Fancy woodworking benches can cost thousands of dollars. I prefer free...