Updated June 15, 2019 by Brett Dvoretz

The 10 Best Portable Workbenches

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We spent 23 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top picks for this wiki. If you don’t have one already, a sturdy portable surface can do wonders for improving the efficiency and organization of your home improvement projects. These workbenches are suitable for do-it-yourself enthusiasts and commercial construction contractors alike. Most of these models conveniently fold up, and several include handy features, like built-in vises, clamps, and measurement markings. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best portable workbench on Amazon.

10. Powertec MT4006

9. Plan Station WS3800

8. Black & Decker WM125 Workmate

7. Black & Decker WM425 Project Center

6. X-Tra 2-In-1

5. Disston Omnitable

4. Worx Pegasus

3. DeWalt Express DWST11556

2. Keter Work Table

1. Kreg KWS1000 Mobile Project Center

Editor's Notes

June 09, 2019:

It's hard for us to tell you exactly which portable workbench will be best for you, as your needs greatly determine what you should look for in a model. If you need something that can support a lot of weight, look to the DeWalt Express DWST11556 and Keter Work Table, as each of these has a 1,000-pound capacity. If you need a long work surface, the 51-inch X-Tra 2-In-1 is king. Its 500-pound capacity isn't too bad either. Both the X-Tra 2-In-1 and Disston Omnitable feature telescoping legs, so you'll have some versatility in your working height, and two working surfaces of different materials.

The Kreg KWS1000 Mobile Project Center claimed our number one spot for its versatility. It can be set up like a saw horse, work table, or clamping station, and you can attach two side-by-side if needed. The Worx Pegasus offers many of the same features, but the Kreg beat it out in overall build quality. Many home DIYers will probably be satisfied with the Black & Decker WM125 Workmate or Powertec MT4006, since they are affordably priced, are lightweight for easy transport, and have durable bamboo decks, but they aren't designed to support very much weight.


Brett Dvoretz
Last updated on June 15, 2019 by Brett Dvoretz

A wandering writer who spends as much time on the road as in front of a laptop screen, Brett can either be found hacking away furiously at the keyboard or, perhaps, enjoying a whiskey and coke on some exotic beach, sometimes both simultaneously, usually with a four-legged companion by his side. He has been a professional chef, a dog trainer, and a travel correspondent for a well-known Southeast Asian guidebook. He also holds a business degree and has spent more time than he cares to admit in boring office jobs. He has an odd obsession for playing with the latest gadgets and working on motorcycles and old Jeeps. His expertise, honed over years of experience, is in the areas of computers, electronics, travel gear, pet products, and kitchen, office and automotive equipment.


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