5 projects for a better shop: adjustable sawhorses, a super-handy tool rack, a workbench with storage space, a miter saw stand and a silencer for your shop vacuum. They're all low cost, can be built in a day and are essential for the small shop.
Building a real woodworker's workbench There are a number of instructables on building "workbenches" of various degrees of cost and sophistication, but most of them are really just tables. They'd work fine as craft or .
Garage Workshop and Basement Layout - Fundamentals Of Woodworking
Screw down a sheet of melamine as a new workbench surface. You can write on it and it erases easily. Dried glue scrapes off, varnish spills don't stick and heavy projects slide on the slick surface for easy positioning