Family Handyman DIY Tip of the Day: Inexpensive Wet Basement Solution. Sloping the soil away from the house will take care of the problem most of the time. Firmly pack clay soil around the foundation, with at least a slope over the first 4 ft.
Awesome small scale workshop. better use of the space could be used by having vice and attachments fit onto and lock onto the workbench at multiple locations by use of the same mounting points. workbench could then be used in for any variety of uses from welding fab for drop saw cuts of timber lengths etc.