I wanted to give my twin boys (age 3) a workbench but i didn't like those plastic workstation like things, just more plastic waste. Instead I decided to build them a bench I would want myself, but kids size. A roubo bench, a french design from 1770. I am using mostly 2x6s, 2x8 construction lumber and other things I've saved since our house build (quite a lot of leftovers really). Ideally I'd have used arctic silver birch (native harwood) but this is what I got. First I started by resawing a lot of lumber into suitable boards. Actually the first thing I did was design the bench in sketchup. And even before that I made new lower guides for my bandsaw, so I could take on this project. I missed taking any pictures of the glue up of the bench top and the next thing I have glued the legs and made mortises and tenons and am gluing up the legs. The two outermost boards are assembled afterwards, this is much easier than chopping a real angled mortise. I got the tip from a video by David Barron. Then I flattened the top: Sanding: First coat of finish (shellac): Installed in their room: And I guess that's it. Maybe I'll add a vise later if they want one.