Spent the afternoon building a new workbench. My old one was one of those tiny, portable metal deals that never seem sturdy or useful. My criteria was that it could survive hammering, would offer comfortable work height for soldering and electronics work, and needed to be on wheels. The results were quite pleasing.

Basis for the project: http://artofmanliness.com/2012/04/04/how-to-make-a-work-bench/

Total Materials ($150@Home Depot + 5 hours):

(1) sheet of 3/4″ sanded plywood
(1) sheet of 3/8″ plywood
(9) 2x4×8′s
(8) Simpson rigid tie connectors
(300) #8 x 1-1/4″ screws
(4) 3″ screws
(1) tube of heavy-duty construction adhesive
(4) 2-1/2″ locking casters
(1) Mountable power strip
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