Add a wood working vise to your workmate!
Workmate Mod No:8 | Skill stage: Easy | Time Needed ~1/2 a day

This might be probably the most helpful workmate modification I performed up to now, if you happen to love tinkering within the storage or shed doing a little bit of DIY then that is for you. It is particularly helpful for individuals with small workshops and little area for a correct woodwork bench.

Here I describe one other superior modification (hack) to improve your Black & Decker Workmate, I’ll present you ways to add a woodworking vise.

In the video I present how I personalized my workmate and provide some feedback on issues I’d do in another way if I did it once more. This easy customisation is for the newbie, so may be performed with none specialist instruments and is kind of a simple improve that used scraps of wood I had mendacity round.

Everything within the improve used beforehand used supplies I’ve had saved beneath the banner ‘That might be helpful sooner or later’ nevertheless it works effectively, has a few surprises and makes me smile understanding I’ve tidied my workshop a little by utilizing up some scraps.

The Vice may be eliminated in the identical approach because the rear jaw on my Workmate 800, it ought to work on any workmate that has a removable rear jaw, such because the Workmate 825, however different workmates within the black and decker vary such because the 125, 225, 325, 400, 425, 800 and 825 might be tailored.

Tools Needed:
1) Hand Drill (or cordless drill)
2) Impact driver (or screwdriver)
3) Saw (or round noticed and Mitre (chop) noticed))
4) Clamps (plenty of clamps)

Materials Needed:
1) Wood – I used previous pine shelving and a few bits of pine 3″x2″
2) Wood Vise – I had an previous one hanging round
3) Screws
4) Glue

#Workmate #Woodwork #DIY

If you have got modified your workmate I’d love to hear about them within the feedback.



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