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Does anyone have any recommendations for portable/fold-up work benches? Growing up, my father had a Black and Decker Workmate, but from what I've been reading construction of those work tables is different now than it was 20 years ago. Any recommendations/experiences with anything on the market right now?

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There are a few variations of the Workmate, but mine is still useful at times when I need a bench away from the shop. The construction seems about the same as back when I got it. (Roughly 15 years now.)

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I'm not in construction but I've used mine for well over 20 years. Although I have not looked for a replacement in a half dozen years, none match size and strength. The others look like kid toys. –  lqlarry Apr 12 '12 at 4:14
    
@lqlarry & woodchips - which model do you use? –  Matt Apr 12 '12 at 15:47
    
Mine is a Workmate 300 –  lqlarry Apr 13 '12 at 2:12
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