How to Build a 2x4 Workbench with Levelling Feet // DIY

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  • Published on:  Friday, April 20, 2018
  • Use 2x4s to build a solid woodworking workbench, with diy hockey puck levelling feet for uneven floors.
  • Source: https://youtu.be/nU5PgZK75q8
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  • Donna Blanton

    Donna Blanton

     2 days ago

    Wow, that's a lot of "waste" of glued up tabletop you sawed off there!!

  • thomas latham

    thomas latham

     3 days ago

    DIY if you have all this pro equipment.

  • SsauLl

    SsauLl

     14 days ago +11

    I thought I could save money by just using my left over 2x4's, but then I saw all the machinery and just decided to buy one

  • Jessica America

    Jessica America

     14 days ago +3

    I would think the leveling feet would negate the advantage of the wide legs. Did you end up having problems with racking?

  • John Cokos

    John Cokos

     21 days ago

    The weight of the table top must have it's own gravitational pull....:-)

  • john s

    john s

     21 days ago +1

    I stopped watching when you started cutting metal with a hacksaw.........

  • Charles wood

    Charles wood

     1 months ago +2

    Btw, if you dont have huge clamps just lying arou d at your leisure, ratchet straps work great

  • Brian Hall

    Brian Hall

     1 months ago

    Warning - Welding on zinc-coated steel can be very dangerous and cause blood poisoning which can kill you in a day. It has happened to people. Beautiful bench - nice job!

  • keon ray

    keon ray

     1 months ago

    im sure over 90%of the people here dont have the equipment nor the skill level to even do 10% of the shit in this video. great video though.

  • Darryl Hurd

    Darryl Hurd

     1 months ago

    It's your table, but why would you cut off all that extra working space from the ends????????

  • Luis Rivera

    Luis Rivera

     2 months ago

    What’s are the black tables called to hold the top of the work bench taple top

  • miked257

    miked257

     2 months ago

    You can buy adjustable feet for a few bucks at the hardware store. Why waste all that time , effort and money making them?

  • Patrick Perry

    Patrick Perry

     2 months ago

    Those through many mortise legs will eventually stand proud of your benchtop. Side grain shrinks to a greater degree than end grain.

    Could have used stopped mortises and cut the tenons slightly shorter than mortise.

  • massiveChillz

    massiveChillz

     2 months ago +2

    How to build a workbench
    Step 1: change your occupation to carpenter

  • tanc sade

    tanc sade

     2 months ago +1

    What would you say the final dimensions were of those legs once you planed them down? And any thoughts on just using 4x4's instead?

  • VORON-M

    VORON-M

     2 months ago

    You need a normal sharp chisel.

  • stitchergary

    stitchergary

     2 months ago +20

    I can have a simple 2X4 workbench after I buy $1,000's in equipment...Simple!

  • Ben Moore

    Ben Moore

     2 months ago

    This looks a lot like the jay bates workbench video. I’ll be using inspiration from his video AND yours. Thanks!

  • Not Interested! Google

    Not Interested! Google

     3 months ago

    Lots of screws, I don't like screws.

  • Kirkendauhl

    Kirkendauhl

     3 months ago

    I feel like everyone has a welder except for me lmao I was nodding along like “yeah I could do that maybe, skip that, don’t need to plane that... I could nail/screw down a flat board instead of all that Jazz... oh welding? Fuck that next video ¯\_(ツ)_/¯”

    Edit: honestly a good video, I like the editing and I like how compartmentalized you kept the project so nothing was too overwhelming. My only critique as far as the quality of your video goes is maybe a weld setting on the camera, some people may have epilepsy and the flashes from your tig might be dangerous.