Internet #202516382

Model # WM425

0028873494252

Workmate 425 30 in. Folding Portable Workbench and Vise

  • Lightweight yet sturdy project center supports up to 550 lbs
  • Large and versatile working surface enabled with benchtop insert
  • Features dual height adjustment legs and One-handed Clamp system
$ 104 03
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Product Overview

  • Lightweight yet sturdy project center supports up to 550 lbs
  • Large and versatile working surface enabled with benchtop insert
  • Features dual height adjustment legs and One-handed Clamp system
Advanced, 1-Handed Clamp system with exclusive clutch design for easy clamping. Front jaw swings up for vertical clamping. Folds for easy storage and carrying. Vise jaws angle to hold wedge shapes up to 8 5/16 in. wide. Swivel pegs hold shapes up to 18-3/4.
  • Sturdy construction holds up to 450 lbs.
  • Adjustable rear jaws give you flexibility to clamp odd shapes
  • Lightweight, portable design folds for easy storage
  • Durable, heavy-gauge steel frame
  • 4 swivel pegs included
  • Versatile for use as a workbench, clamp or vise

Product Overview

  • Lightweight yet sturdy project center supports up to 550 lbs
  • Large and versatile working surface enabled with benchtop insert
  • Features dual height adjustment legs and One-handed Clamp system
Model #: WM425
Internet #: 202516382

Advanced, 1-Handed Clamp system with exclusive clutch design for easy clamping. Front jaw swings up for vertical clamping. Folds for easy storage and carrying. Vise jaws angle to hold wedge shapes up to 8 5/16 in. wide. Swivel pegs hold shapes up to 18-3/4.

  • Sturdy construction holds up to 450 lbs.
  • Adjustable rear jaws give you flexibility to clamp odd shapes
  • Lightweight, portable design folds for easy storage
  • Durable, heavy-gauge steel frame
  • 4 swivel pegs included
  • Versatile for use as a workbench, clamp or vise

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Key Features

Product Overview
Key Features
  • Lightweight yet sturdy project center supports up to 550 lbs
  • Large and versatile working surface enabled with benchtop insert
  • Features dual height adjustment legs and One-handed Clamp system
Advanced, 1-Handed Clamp system with exclusive clutch design for easy clamping. Front jaw swings up for vertical clamping. Folds for easy storage and carrying. Vise jaws angle to hold wedge shapes up to 8 5/16 in. wide. Swivel pegs hold shapes up to 18-3/4.
  • Sturdy construction holds up to 450 lbs.
  • Adjustable rear jaws give you flexibility to clamp odd shapes
  • Lightweight, portable design folds for easy storage
  • Durable, heavy-gauge steel frame
  • 4 swivel pegs included
  • Versatile for use as a workbench, clamp or vise

Product Overview

  • Lightweight yet sturdy project center supports up to 550 lbs
  • Large and versatile working surface enabled with benchtop insert
  • Features dual height adjustment legs and One-handed Clamp system
Model #: WM425
Internet #: 202516382

Advanced, 1-Handed Clamp system with exclusive clutch design for easy clamping. Front jaw swings up for vertical clamping. Folds for easy storage and carrying. Vise jaws angle to hold wedge shapes up to 8 5/16 in. wide. Swivel pegs hold shapes up to 18-3/4.

  • Sturdy construction holds up to 450 lbs.
  • Adjustable rear jaws give you flexibility to clamp odd shapes
  • Lightweight, portable design folds for easy storage
  • Durable, heavy-gauge steel frame
  • 4 swivel pegs included
  • Versatile for use as a workbench, clamp or vise

Info & Guides

You will need Adobe® Acrobat® Reader to view PDF documents. Download a free copy from the Adobe Web site.

Specifications

Dimensions

Assembled Depth (in.)
27.362 in
Assembled Height (in.)
33.071 in
Assembled Width (in.)
7.677 in

Details

Assembly Required
Yes
Assembly Type
Full Assembly Required
Color Family
Black
Frame Material
Other
Included
No additional components or accessories are included
Material
Steel
Returnable
90-Day
Storage Product Type
Workbench
Style
Classic
Weight Capacity (lb.)
350
Worktop Material
Steel

Specifications

Dimensions

Assembled Depth (in.)
27.362 in
Assembled Height (in.)
33.071 in
Assembled Width (in.)
7.677 in

Details

Assembly Required
Yes
Assembly Type
Full Assembly Required
Color Family
Black
Frame Material
Other
Included
No additional components or accessories are included
Material
Steel
Returnable
90-Day
Storage Product Type
Workbench
Style
Classic
Weight Capacity (lb.)
350
Worktop Material
Steel

Questions & Answers

Could you mount a vice to this somehow?

Could you mount a vice to this somehow?
Asked by: WillisMcGriddles
Wen used to make a vice that could be attached to the workmate bench through the holes. The workmate is it's own vice by the adjustable top 2 sections. You could attach a vice to a board and then attach the board to the workmate surface with clamps. Hope this helps.
Answered by: pfc123
Date published: 2018-04-05

how much does the bench weight

how much does the bench weight
Asked by: pj
i would est. 50 lbs, for me its not that easy to fold and or carry because of my bad back.
Answered by: brokedownlineman
Date published: 2018-12-22

how do you open up the workmate after closing

how do you open up the workmate after closing
Asked by: Rondo
how do I openm up the work bench
Answered by: Tim
Date published: 2019-04-06

can i clamp my rigid mitre saw to this workbench?

can i clamp my rigid mitre saw to this workbench?
Asked by: LG
I wouldn't do it directly. I attached my Dewalt 713 miter saw to a 2x4 under the main platen and a 1x2 strip at the back, so they fit around the jaws of my Workmate 225. You may have to modify the concept for the 425, but it's a very stable platform for the miter saw, and also for my Cutech jointer, which I've mounted in a similar way.
Answered by: Daviddj
Date published: 2018-12-27
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Customer Reviews

BLACK+DECKER Workmate 425 30 in. Folding Portable Workbench and Vise is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 472.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from The good: Bamboo work top is nice, durable and smooth. Assembly for me was very simple and easy, ... The good: Bamboo work top is nice, durable and smooth. Assembly for me was very simple and easy, however I have experience with putting things like this together. Go slow, study the parts and diagram and it should go together fine. Folds flat and is lightweight; too lightweight IMHO. Vertical rotation system works, nothing great but it works. The bad: Metal is just at the ragged edge of being too thin; if it accidentally falls off a pickup truck bed it's done for. Clamping mechanism is very frustrating. Out of the box, the goofy nylon? chain was not aligned properly and would not stay in place causing the clamp to bind. After a few attempts to get it lined up properly it became stretched and is now useless. The ugly: Due to lack of use, the table has become despondent and is now wandering the suburbs of Everett looking for a tall building to jump off of or deep lake to drown in. I may just take a shotgun to it to put it out of its misery.
Date published: 2019-09-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Don't make them like they used to... I bought this despite poor reviews because my dad's 30+ year old workmate is so great. I never expected a new one to be quite as good, but I'm very disappointed with the quality of this product. First of all, one of the bolts required for assembly had a mangled head making it unusable (there’s no hex). Second, once I did complete the assembly, I put one of the feet on a ¼” carpet and the other three on the floor below. The frame is so flimsy that the jaws didn’t match up any more. There is a ton of play in the vertical clamping assembly which makes it awkward to turn the handles in the horizontal orientation. The belt connecting the two handles holds when you don’t want it to and slips when you don’t want it to which makes it awkward to crank the handles in the first place. The jaws are made of soft three ply which is already marred just from assembly. As another review notes, you have to clamp the jaws together for storage (otherwise they will likely end up falling out).
Date published: 2011-11-05
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good but not durable I bought this to replace my old FORTY year old Workmate which is still usable but getting very beaten up it has been used so much. As one of the previous reviewers noted, it has some useful new features but the build is now so cheap I cannot foresee it lasting more than 5 years. Plastic has replaced metal in some critical parts, and the edge-finishing is sharp. I cannot foresee the bamboo top lasting long with repeated clamping - the edge has already splintered. I do like the added versatility over the old model, but at the expense of less-durable build and weight reduction, I feel this is a poor trade-off. I have used and abused my old one; it has been one of my great workshop assets. Such a shame the build of the new model is not to the same quality and durability. That's off-shore manufacturing and cost-savings I suppose. I think I'll give the new one to my kids and re-make the top on my old one - out of Baltic birch plywood as per the original.
Date published: 2013-10-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from If a person has any mechanical aptitude the assembly of this table is simple. As far as all the c... If a person has any mechanical aptitude the assembly of this table is simple. As far as all the complaints about the plastic chain and rotating handles mine weren’t timed correctly like many others complained about. First off, the plastic drives were not in the same location, so when assembled the table wouldn’t close evenly putting excessive stress on the chain. After this coarse adjustment is reset (by setting the drives to the same location before installing top board) you have to do a fine adjustment by slipping the plastic chain and making the fine adjustment. Just unhook the tension spring and hop the chain one pin at a time over the drive handle you have chosen to adjust. My table now runs true, the handles are pointing identically, and the clamping force is uniform across the boards. Shame on the assemblers for not timing the drives properly. Other than that it’s a good product that I think it will come in handy. Overall I’m happy with the purchase and it was $101 well spent.
Date published: 2019-03-30
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Don’t make it like they used to! Don’t make it like they used to! My grandpa swore by Black & Decker, everything was made of high-quality wood, and metal parts. This thing is made from pressed wood, with a nylon chain that frayed the third time we used it. Not recommended. This is what happens when you turn from the USA to China. Don’t buy it, look at other options.
Date published: 2019-08-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from When I got it you could tell the box had... When I got it you could tell the box had been opened & then taped up. once inside it looked OK until I started to assemble it. Then I found that the hardware package had been opened and one of the small pins used to hold the handles on was missing and one of the dogs to hold odd shaped pieces when y
Date published: 2019-08-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from This is a great workbench, just don’t follow the assembly... This is a great workbench, just don’t follow the assembly instructions provided with the bench. Ther is a great YouTube video of an easier way to assemble.
Date published: 2019-07-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The B & D Workmate 425 works well and met... The B & D Workmate 425 works well and met my overall light duty work. It could have better instructions for assembly.Overall happy with my purchase.
Date published: 2019-09-10
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