How do I identify my Black and Decker Workmate?

Black & Decker model numbers are found on the data plate or data label on the machine. This is usually located on the back or bottom of the unit. If you need to find the manufacturing code (sometimes shortened to the “mfg. code”), it will be on the same label.

What is the best workmate bench?

The 7 best workbenches which we have reviewed in this guide are:

  • Bosch PWB 600 Workbench – BEST PICK AFTER 6 MONTHS OF TESTING.
  • WORX WX051 Pegasus Multifunction Work Table – RUNNER-UP.
  • Keter 17182239 Master Pro DIY Folding Work Table.
  • Lumberjack LWM826 Folding Metal Work Bench Mate Stand.
  • Kreg KWS1000 Mobile Project Center.

What year did the Black and Decker Workmate come out?

The first Black & Decker Workmate sold in the United States in 1974 was the model 79-001. Over the next eight years, production of the 79-001 went through ten versions under different “Type” designations; the first was the Type E, followed by Types 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9.

What can you do with a Black and Decker Workmate?

Black and Decker Workmate in Use

  • The workmate is grooved to hold small round items such as pipe.
  • Workmate being used as a support for a bench tool.
  • Folded legs for a lower work surface.
  • Workmate complete folded for storage, it can be hung on hooks on the wall.
  • Clamping a large round object with the provided pegs.

Where is the model number on a Black and Decker?

On BLACK+DECKER tools the model and type can be found on the rating label or name plate.

Where is the workmate made?

U.S. consumers snapped them up, and Black & Decker began building Workmates for the North American market at their factory in Brockville, Ontario, Canada.

What is the best foldable work bench?

In my opinion, the best portable folding workbench is the WORX Pegasus Multi-Function Work Table and Sawhorse. It’s not as popular as the Keter portable workbench, but it can hold its own against the competition.

Who invented the Black and Decker Workmate?

Ron Hickman
Black & Decker Workmate/Inventors
Tributes have been paid to Jersey inventor Ron Hickman who died in hospital aged 78, after suffering from a long illness. He was best known for inventing the Black and Decker Workmate.

How much weight can a workmate hold?

Product Specs

Product Type Workmate® Workbench
Vice jaw length 610 mm
Max table width – Jaws open 472 mm
Vice jaw positions 3
Maximum load 250 kg

Does Black and Decker still exist?

On March 12, 2010, Black & Decker merged with Stanley Works to become Stanley Black & Decker. It remains as a wholly owned subsidiary of that company….Black+Decker.

Logo since 2014
Type Subsidiary
Key people Nolan D. Archibald ceo
Products Power tools
Revenue $11.41 billion (FY2016)