Rule of thumb guides best workbench height Make your workbench height the distance from the floor to your first thumb knuckle. If more then yourself will be using this bench you may need to add an inch or two.
Built this tool chest to make more room for the machines I have been making. Plus the old base cabinets (from my old kitchen) took up 8 feet of space. I never used the counter top on top of them other than setting stuff on.