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How to Add a Workbench Drawer

In most shops, there's no place to keep small items handy. Use these instructions to make kitchen storage bins that are attached to a fold-out drawer. These bins will keep small items within reach.

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adding a workbench drawer
  • Time

    1 hour

  • Price Range

    $1 - $50

  • Difficulty



Step 1: Make and Attach a Wood Frame

Make a wood frame to go on the edge of the workbench. Next, attach the frame to the workbench.

Step 2: Cut a 1x8

Cut a piece of 1 x 8 to hold the storage bins.

Use hinges to attach the piece of 1 x 8 to the workbench.

use hinges to attach storage bins to workbench

Step 3: Attach the Storage Bins and Add Pulls

Attach storage bins to the 1 x 8 board. Add a couple of drawer pulls to complete the project.