10 Best Workbenches For Engineers And Hobbyists


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Any mechanic, construction worker or an engineer needs a good workbench. A place where you keep all your tools, somewhere you draw up your designs as an engineer is the workbench. Now for a common man, they may all just look like ordinary benches or tables, but for an experienced worker right placement of drawers & precise dimensions of platforms makes all the difference. So here are our top 10 workbenches for all you technicians and engineers out there.

10. Sjobergs SJO-33281 Hobby Plus Birch Workbench(436$)

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Pro

  • High quality European high birch top.
  • Total Length: 57.87″; Total Height: 32.28.
  • Assembles easily.

Con

  • Requires a lot of customization, certainly not for beginners.

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9. Multipurpose Workbench W/ Lighting 3 Outlet Plug Tool Workstation(187$)

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Pro

  • Multipurpose workbench.

Con

  • Not easy to setup, many parts.
  • Overall quality not good.
  • Very Unsteady.

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8. Seville Classics Lighted Hardwood Top Workbench(250$)

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Pro

  • A Pegboard is included with 23 piece hook set.
  • Can handle heavy-duty work.

Con

  • Guide for how to setup needs to be more extensive.

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7. Multipurpose Workbench with Lighting and Outlet(138$)

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Pro

  • Lighting present, with Comfortable 34″ workbench height for working while seated or standing.

Con

  • Poor instructions for assembly.
  • Build quality is very poor, drawers would not properly fit.

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6. Festool MFT/3 Multifunction Table(665$)

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Pro

  • Lightweight and can be carried easily to the exact job site.
  • Accurate and repeatable cuts with the guide rail and plunge saw or routers.

Con

  • Length is small.
  • Table is flimsy in design.
  • Customer support is not very comforting.

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5. Edsal MRWB-6 (85$)

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Pro

  • 16-gauge steel frame for industrial use.
  • Easy to put together right from the box.

Con

  • Clunky drawers.

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4. Keter 217679 Adjustable Leg Folding Work Table(100$)

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Pro

  • Light weight and portable.
  • Very good customer service.

Con

  • Clamps are not of good quality.
  • Very little space offered by the bottom platform, an issue as there are no drawers.

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3. Seville Classics UltraHD Lighted Workbench(235$)

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Pro

  • Comparatively easy to assemble.
  • Good value for money.
  • Good customer service

Con

  • Undershelf light not held tightly, primarily because assembly could use two more bolts.
  • On closer inspection some weld appear to be incomplete.

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2. Black & Decker WM425-A (101$)

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Pro

  • A reputable brandname.
  • One-Handed clamp system allows for independent jaw adjustment.

Con

  • Lacks strength.

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1. Hopkins 90164 (70$)

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Pro

  • You can customize workbench for any length (up to 8-feet), width (up to 4-feet), and configuration, 
  • Only 90 degree cuts are required, all hardware is included
  • Workbench and ShelfLinks support spans up to 8-feet (2.4 m) and 1000 pounds (400 kg) per shelf.
  • Easy to construct and robust.
  • Industrial use.

Con

  • Big and heavy.
  • No drawers and no peg boards.

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