I was just looking at this picture and it suddenly dawned on me that you had posted a picture(s) of the bench on woodnet when you had just finished the bottom part, We traded a few PMs about it because I was going to do the same thing for my shop, except I was going to start on the top Well it looks like you are the doer and I'm the talker. So far I only got as far as
The idea was that the upper cabinets would sit on top of this and the bench would be below.
What did you use for the drawer fonts on the bottom. Solid or ply? what wood? BTW, the grain match on the bottom drawers looks so good that it appears to one triple wide drawer and I don't think it is.