Portable Work Space

Introduction: Portable Work Space

Working on DIY projects lends itself to many challenges and hassles. You must bring the “know-how” to do the job, the tools and the materials. However, many DIYers don't have the luxury of owning an adequate working-space, or the means to create one at the site of their project.

This Portable Work Bench can easily transform from a hand-truck to a sturdy working surface that can stand up to the tough demands of most repair and renovation projects. The Portable Work Bench can easily set up a temporary or semi-permanent work-station, and reduce set-up time with its specialized design features.

These tables can come in a range if sizes to fit specific transportation and space needs. All PBWs consist of modular components that can be scaled-down to fit in a back-seat or scaled-up to rival permanent shop tables.

This product is made from light-weight aluminum that is easy to move around and set up, yet is strong enough to take a beating.

If you are a DIYer, hobbyist or maker and you think this item could be useful, could you please take a quick 5 question (yes /no) survey so that I know if I am heading down the right path with my design?

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    5 years ago on Introduction

    Hello ,

    This is my first time using this site. I have been kicking around this design for a portable work table. My profession is product design however I am a DIYer by nature (mostly wood working, furniture and the occasional home renovation). I would always loose count of the number of trips I would make back and forth to my shop in the garage. I thought that this would be a good solution to design, build and possibly sell. I have a metal worker in the PA and we are considering crafting these tables however I wanted to know if an idea like this was worth anything.

    If you are at all interested in somehing like this could you please take this very short yes/no survey so that I could tally and see if there is enough interest in this product.

    Survey Link:



    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    Welcome to the site! This is a great place to share what you make and get feedback from people all over the world. I think you'll really enjoy the site.

    Treehog took the words right out of my mouth. :)

    This post would be an excellent fit for the forums section or even the questions section of the site. You will likely get better feedback by reposting this in one or both of those areas.

    Forums: https://www.instructables.com/community/

    Questions: https://www.instructables.com/tag/type-question/?sort=RECENT

    Good luck!


    5 years ago on Introduction

    This is an interesting product, but not really an instructable. The idea here is to produce step by step instructions (with as many photos of each step as possible) for others to be able to reproduce the project themselves (including materials list, techniques for assembly, etc). Do you have photos of one that you have made? Actual photos of the project are always good as well.