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Bench occupies 10,000 sqft in Omaha's North Downtown Omaha, NE

The Shop Folks Dream Of

Our Factory Floor is over 2500 sqft of open workspace shared by Benchmates and outfitted with a full range of commercial grade woodworking and metal working machinery, power tools and hand tools and a dedicated finishing room. Everything you need to work through your wood or metal project is already here!

Upstairs you'll find the Studio Commons, our co-working and event space, surrounded by private studios where our community of artisans run their businesses!

Tools and equipment

As professionals who care about the craft, we value quality tools in our shop. We have a a wide selection of the large equipment needed for most projects and we are always expanding and improving. All equipment is kept in good working condition. Since most of our shop equipment can be dangerous, new members and guests are required to show competence in using our equipment. We also provide classes and training to help the newbies! If you don’t know something, don’t be afraid to ask.

  • Table Saws Sawstop 10 Left Tilt (52" rip fence), Powermatic 66 10" Left Tilt cabinet saw
  • Miter Saws 12" sliding compound miter saw, 10" compound miter saw
  • Band Saw Jet 14" bandsaw (with 6" riser) 12" resaw capacity
  • Drum Sander Woodtek 24" double drum sander
  • Drill press Penncraft drill press
  • Lathes 12x40 Rockwell/Delta variable speed lathe, Homecraft 10x36 lathe
  • Combination Sander Grizzly disc/verticle belt sander 12"disc 6x48"belt
  • Planer Grizzly 15" Planer
  • Jointer Jet 6"x36" Jointer/Planer
  • Downdraft table 36"x60"
  • Craftsman Vertical air compressor 60 gal
  • Router table with porter cable 2-1/4 hp router
  • Mortiser Jet Square Chisel Mortising Machine
  • Arc Welder Hobart Stickmate LX 235 AC, 160 DC Arc Welding Power Source
  • Cutting, Heating, Welding Torch Oxy-Acetylene Torch Set
  • Chop Saw 12" Chop Saw with Metal cutting Disc
  • Drill Press Delta Benchtop Drill Press
  • Bench Grinder
  • Angle Grinders Various 4 1/2" Disc Grinders both corded and 18v Cordless

We have a large selection of hand tools with multiples for convenience. High quality tools are important to doing quality work, so we ensure all our tools are solid and in good working condition.

  • Hammers, mallets
  • Carving Knives
  • Drills & Impact Drivers
  • Saws
  • sanders
  • Nail guns
  • Chisels
  • Gouges
  • Hand Planes
  • Measurement
  • Screw Drivers, Wrenches, etc

In 2014, we added a nice little shop on our main level stocked with hardware, Bench gear, and snacks! You can buy gift cards, memberships, and passes in the shop. We now partner with href=”http://BouleAndFlitch.com”>Boule & Flitch for all our hardwood materials. You can order material directly from Boule & Flitch and it will be delivered to Bench. We also keep a limited supply on hand.