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All About Workbenches

A workbench provides a stable surface for marking, cutting and general construction tasks. Several types of benches are available from fixed to freestanding. Learn about the different styles and which is best for your DIY needs.

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Fixed Workbench

If you have the room for one, a fixed workbench provides an excellent working platform. It gives greater stability than a portable bench and large benchs can support bulky materials. It is easy to attach vises and clamps to a fixed workbench. Many models have drawers and shelving underneath for tool storage.



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