Only change I'd make to this design is to replace the straps with eye bolts sized to threaded rod. They'd be stronger and the threaded rod wouldn't need to rotate in the stand legs meaning you could then use nylon lined lock nuts. Two nuts wi
This is the last of three upgrades I've made to my WorkMate. The first was just a replacement top with more positions to clamp workpieces, so I didn't post it. The second was adding a drawer that could be tool-less to remove the entire assembly an.
DIY Tip - Hang your paint brushes up out of harm’s way by installing a couple of screw eyes or cup hooks on the bottom of a couple of rafters or floor joists. Then thread the brush handles through a stiff wire (welding rod works) and hang it all up.