The computer workstation has become the desk of the millennium. By building our version you will not only pocket big savings, you will also have a strong, sturdy workstation for years to come.
Like a lot of woodworkers, I have a hard time throwing away the scraps left over from a project. That was the case recently when I needed a couple of handles for a project. They are made from plywood and are fairly small.
Applying a finish to a door or flat project lying on a sawhorse can literally be a pain. So to ease the strain on my back and make it less tiring, I built an adjustable easel that holds the workpiece at a comfortable height, as you can see in the photo at this link.
This cutting board project could be built out of scrap wood already in your workshop. If you choose to use new stock from the lumber yard, both hardwoods and softwood are good choices.
Here is a big bookcase that you can build in a small shop. It comes apart into two pieces for easy moving.