I am working on a building a physical workbench with storage. The bench will be 8 ft long, 4 ft high, 4 ft deep - these are relatively easy dimensions in the US since stock lumber comes in a few sizes - the most popular is 2"x4"x8', so I just have to cut some boards in half.
Now, I've already drawn by hand - on paper - my ideas. But I'd like to try my hand at making them in a CAD tool and see if I can get a more accurate design creation. My prime choice is FreeCAD - AutoCAD is too expensive for my hobbyist needs and I love open source, and FreeCAD seems to be among the best there is from the FOSS world....that's not to say it is the best but it's what my (albeit limited) research shows is a good choice.
I figured out how to model the basic lumber I need - for example, the common 2"x4"x8'. However, my design also calls for