The workbench is the heart of the woodworkers workshop and should meet all the criteria on an individual basis – height, width, length etc, but above all, it needs to be compact and functional.
Follow along at the link and build your own set of drawers. These were made using burr walnut, but you can use a wood of your choosing.
Here is the ultimate space-saving workbench. The whole thing folds flat in seconds and will stack away neatly in the corner of the workshop.
There is almost no limit to the ornamentation that you could put on your workbench and this also gives you a chance to play with ideas and techniques that only you need see. When I was happy with the overall look I got down to accommodating the all-important holding devices.