Top 5 Best Portable Workbenches For Your Projects

Every workspace – no matter how big or small – must always have a portable and reliable workbench. We’ve compiled a list of five of the best portable workbenches you can get now for your woodworking.


Worx Sidekick


Worx Sidekick WX066

For just $60, Worx Sidekick WX066 worktable deserves to go on top of this list. Sidekick has folding working table surface and a collapsible set of four posts that can easily hold up to 300 pounds best for any type of workshop projects. This table is capable of supporting multiple Sidekicks to fully expand your working space. 

What's included

  • (1) 24" x 24" Tabletop
  • (1) 32" Collapsible Metal Leg Stand
  • (4) Clamp Dogs
  • (2) Link Knobs

Technical Specs And Details

  • Weight: 14 lbs.
  • Dimensions: 37 x 5.8 x 13 in
  • Weight Capacity: 300 lbs
  • Work Height: 32 in
  • Table Size: 24 x 24 in
  • Inclusion: Clamp Dogs to secure materials 
  • Inclusion: Link Lock to connect a number of Sidekicks

Pros:  The Worx WX066 worktable is known for being easy-to-setup. You won’t have to spend more than a minute to set it up or pack it up. Despite its being ultra-lightweight, the sturdy legs are durable and won’t slip on hard surfaces.

Cons: The legs are too sturdy – this is a problem only when the worktable is in storage mode. The legs stick out and you can’t pretty much do anything about it due to its utter sturdiness that does not really compromise.

Keter Folding Table

Keter Folding Workbench

If you’re looking for a sturdy, portable, and are okay being left out in the rain, then this folding workbench from Keter is for you. This table is designed to withstand any type of harsh environments as it was engineered to be weather-proof.

What's included

  • (2) two 12-in removable clamps

Technical Specs And Details

  • Weight: 29.95 lbs
  • Dimensions: 21.7 x 33.5 x 29.7 in
  • Weight Capacity: 1000 lbs
  • Color: Black or Yellow

Pros: The fact that it can hold up to 1000 lbs. isn’t an excuse to be extremely heavy. You will find this worktable to be easy to carry. When folded, the legs or clamps do not stick out which makes it very easy to transport and store anywhere in your garage.  Different clamps, other than those that come with the table, can be used.

Cons: Many people who bought the product said that the workbench didn’t come with a manual. You might feel like you’re solving a puzzle for the first few tries, but you’ll eventually get there. The table, while being sturdy, isn't adjustable. You might find it difficult to use it on uneven terrains.

Husky 1.8 ft. x 3 ft. Portable Jobsite Workbench

Husky Portable Jobsite Workbench

Imagine the things you can put on this worktable that can hold up to 1,500 lbs. for just $70. It’s designed to not give you a hard time should you need to work around the house or in the garage as it’s easily transportable. The metal rails of this Husky Portable Workbench allow you to insert small bar clamps to create a clamping surface.

What's included

  • (1) one storage case

Technical Specs And Details

  • Material: Steel
  • Work Surface Dimension: 32 in.
  • Weight Capacity: 1500 lbs

Pros: Setting up the table is fairly easy and intuitive, so is folding it away. This workbench can also be used as a router table because it comes pre-drilled to fit usual routers.

Cons: While the table is mostly made out of molded plastic, the surface won’t feel very flat, which is a non-issue for many, but nonetheless worth mentioning. No clamps included.

Craftsman Portable Peg Clamping Workbench

Craftsman Portable Peg Clamping Workbench

Craftsman came up with a versatile and top-notch clamping workbench that also provides a high-quality work surface recommended for professionals and hobbyists alike.

What's included

  • Built-in 15-amp surge protected power strip

Technical Specs And Details

  • Weight: 31 lbs.
  • Height: 32.25 in
  • Work Surface Dimension: 32 in.
  • Unit Dimension: 34 x 19 in.
  • Weight Capacity: 330 lbs
  • Workbench extends to 21-1/4 in. and 32-1/4 in. heights

Pros: You can easily work by securely clamping your pieces using Craftsman’s fences and peg clamps. This workbench also sports a built-in power strip that has three available outlets.

Cons: The worktable weights 31 lbs. and is a little heavy for a portable workbench. Fences and peg clamps are sold separately.

Worx Pegasus Worktable

Worx Pegasus Worktable

This versatile worktable from Worx easily converts to a sawhorse in a matter of seconds and boasts of a built-in storage shelf. Its integrated clamping system ensures to keep materials securely in place. Easy to use and not as heavy as Craftsman.

What's included

  • (2) Two Quick Clamps
  • (4) Clamp Pegs

Technical Specs And Details

  • Weight: 28 lbs
  • Height: 32 in.
  • Unit Dimension: 31 x 25 x 32 in.
  • Weight Capacity: 300 lbs
  • Work Surface Material: Plastic

Pros: Two quick clamps and four clamp legs are already included. Legs can be locked for extra sturdiness and support.

Cons: Work Pegasus Worktable doesn’t support just about any clamp you have. You'd have to buy your clamps with them.


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