This is the second of these workbenches that I've purchased. They don't have any fancy features but do the job of 'being a workbench'. Sturdier than they first appear.
Only quibble: they don't fold entirely flat.
Excellent value; highly recommended.
30 Jun 2015
Purchased this as my wife objected to me drilling and cutting timber on the kitchen table!
Requires assembly which for the most part went well. Would advise leaving all screws, nuts and bolts loose until assembly completed and then tighten all round. I found I had to undo most screws etc to get the cross bars attached as holes wouldn't line up. All-in-all good product.
15 Jun 2015
Very good would buy it again. value for the money what more can i say
14 Jun 2015
Robust low-cost workbench
DO read other reviews, particularly the negative ones
DO have tools available if you want the assembly to go smoothly
DON'T expect everything to fit together perfectly - some fettling is required
Once assembled I've found this workbench to be robust and excellent value for money.
The wooden top is attached to the metal frame by 16 wood screws. These should go into pre-drilled holes but I was only able to use 4 holes directly, 8 holes needed to be adjusted slightly and 4 holes needed to be completely re-drilled.
The top is made from bamboo blockboard, 15mm thick. Whilst strong it does seem to be prone to warping, as other reviewers have mentioned. My top had about 1.5mm of warp, which is okay for the tasks I intend to use this bench for, but may not be to everyone's taste.
Screwfix say that the working height is 820mm (actually it's 807mm), but be aware that this includes the clamps that slot into the work surface. Height to the work surface is 778mm.
During assembly look closely at the picture on the front page of the assembly instructions. See that for both legs the diagonal support goes to the inside of the build while the horizontal support is to the outside.
A spanner is included but I used the following additional tools, including my own spanner for the locking nuts as they required a good deal of effort.
13mm (or 1/2 inch) spanner
PH2 & PH3 cross-head screwdrivers
Assembly time was just under an hour.
13 Jun 2015