Use this simple workbench plan to build a sturdy, tough workbench that'll last for decades. It has drawers and shelves for tool storage. It's inexpensive. And even a novice can build it in one day. ( I think this could easily be painted all cute for a craft room table too!)
Reclaimed wood chalkboard for table menu / Desk Chalkboard / Rustic Decoration / Kitchen Chalkboard pad / Cafe Sign. $40.00, via Etsy.