Are You Looking For The Best Workbench? – Read More!
Chceck Our list of best workbench available in UK from 2023 year
BLACK & DECKER Workmate
Draper Portable Workbench
Silverline Portable Workbench
WORX Work Table
Choosing the right workbench
Know your needs
Height of the workbench
Portable Vs Stationary
Style of using
Single use of Multiutility Workbench
Strength and stability
Plenty of practical clamps
Leg flush with workbench top
Appropriate height, width and length
When a workbench is too high, too low or too broad for you to work on, spending long hours on them can be distressing. Make sure you consider your own height, and working style before choosing a workbench.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the perfect size for a workbench?
Most workbenches are around 6ft with the range usually being between 5ft and 7ft. You can get longer and you can get shorter but you will struggle to find them readily available. The perfect size for a workbench though is the one you feel most comfortable with. Try out a few different sizes before settling on your ‘forever workbench’
What is the best depth for a workbench?
Your workbench depth should really not be any longer than your arm reach. You want to be able to handle the wood at all ends without overreaching. This is usually around 24 inches. If you’re the type of woodworker who works with larger pieces regularly you might want to add a couple inches on but ensure you know the limits to your reach
Does a workbench need to be level?
Most definitely yes. For two reasons, one you don’t want your expensive tools to roll off and get damaged hitting the floor, and two woodworking is all about precision if your workbench is off level then your creations will be off level also.
Can you make your own workbench?
Yes you can. But you might struggle to without a workbench! You need a workbench to create a workbench. Try and borrow a buddies to get you started or make do with what you have. Here’s a video.
Conclusion – what to choose in 2023?