AllCrafts.net, Toolcrib.com and About.com all provide free plans for wooden workbenches. Many of the plans offered are very basic, include easy to follow instructions and are created with inexpensive materials.
Allcrafts.net offers over 50 designs for free wooden workbenches. Some of them are collapsible or fold-down. Others include shelves, cabinets and drawers.
Toolcrib,com also offers over 50 free designs. They include plans for saving space, mobile plans, adjustable height plans, simple and professional woodworker plans and traditional plans.
About.com provides 13 free designs for workbenches. Three of these designs are low budget options, with materials priced at approximately $20, $50 and $100. The site also includes fold-down plans designed for small spaces.