I put the workbench together by myself. I am 5' 3" 118 lb, 53 year old woman. It was a bit awkward, but I managed to get things lined up. The directions aren't the greatest, but you can figure it out. The amount of nuts & bolts provided were not enough, so I went and purchased more. Also, the top shelf board is about 1/4 inch too long, so I have to have someone cut that board to length. Otherwise for the value, it is a really nice workbench and suites my needs. I just had to add the peg board tool holders, and a vice.