Workbench Cabinet

Marc Spagnuolo

Most workbenches feature a base that leaves a lot of open and unused space under the bench. My Split-Top Roubo has a shelf on the bottom that pretty much only serves as a place to collect junk. A much better solution is a custom-designed cabinet that gives me a place to store tools without getting in the way of bench's functional parts. While this unit is designed to fit the Split-Top Roubo, it isn't difficult to resize for any other workbench.

Dimensions are 41 1/2" W x 22" D x 16" H

  • 12 lessons
  • 244 min
  • $65.00

What will I receive?

  • Detailed cut list and plans including a PDF and a SketchUp file (Metric and Imperial).
  • Hours of detailed video instruction showing every step of the build.
  • All videos and plans are digital and will be available for download upon purchase. 

What will I learn?

  • Split-Top Roubo Modifications
  • Panel Construction
  • Box Joints with a shop-made jig
  • Sliding Dovetails
  • Drawer Construction
  • String Inlay
  • Drawer Slide Installation
  • Flush Pull Installation
  • Mitered Frame and Panel Construction
  • Key Reinforcement
  • Hinge Mortising
  • Magnetic Door Stop Construction
  • Finishing

What will I need?

About Your Instructor:

Marc is a podcaster, video producer, woodworking enthusiast, and author of the book Hybrid Woodworking. He has contributed articles and video content to FineWoodworking.com, Popular Woodworking Magazine, WOOD Magazine, and Woodcraft Magazine. He is also the host of The Wood Whisperer, an instructional woodworking video series that’s been going strong since 2006. He is also the owner and operator of The Wood Whisperer Guild and the Wood Talk Podcast. He has taught classes at the William Ng School, Marc Adams School, Weekend with Wood, Fine Woodworking Live, as well as Rockler and Woodcraft stores. He also speaks periodically at woodworking events like AWFS and IWF.