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Industrial wooden workbenches manufactured in the UK and designed for the educational, jewellers, watchmakers and professional carpenters work-space. The wooden workbenches are manufactured to order and can be offered with drop down leafs and variable height mechanisms making these benches the best available.

joiners wooden workbench

The wooden workbenches factory have been making benches for education, museums, designers, the science and technology sector, individuals and more since 1932.

Technical Data

  • Design of frame gives unrivalled rigidity and stability when exposed to a range of demanding work environments
  • Tops feature the characteristic EMIR brace end, ensuring flatness in changeable environmental conditions and allowing movement without warping
  • Mortise and tenon joints
  • Finger jointed planks, providing improved gluing surfaces and overall stability of the top
  • Waterborne Lacroma Lacquer finish
  • Prime grade beech, steamed and kiln dried, moisture content managed
  • Only FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) and PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest) certified timber used

Square Wooden Workbenches

Square Workbench shown with sacrificial worktop top

Square Workbench shown with sacrificial worktop top

Traditional Square Wooden Workbenches 1200 x 1200 x 850 mm High

Please note the Model codes below should you require a price and delivery.

Model No. 1.2 square solid beech open frame, diagonal cross rails to allow for
seated work
S2500 Replaceable sacrificial 12 mm MDF on 38 mm sub top
C2500 3 mm lino on a 38 mm sub top lipped in beech
T2500 255 mm Solid beech surround with MDFMR centre panel
W2500 255 mm Solid beech surround with MDFMR reversible centre panel
B2500 42 mm thick braced solid beech top
1.2 square solid beech open frame, perimeter rails
S2133 Replaceable sacrificial 12 mm MDF on 38 mm sub top
C2133 3 mm lino on a 38 mm sub top lipped in beech
T2133 255 mm Solid beech surround with MDFMR centre panel
W2133 255 mm Solid beech surround with MDFMR reversible centre panel
B2133 42 mm thick braced solid beech top
1.2 square solid beech c/w 4 cupboards. Doors in Beech Veneer
S2133C Replaceable sacrificial 12 mm MDF on 38 mm sub top
C2133C 3 mm lino on a 38 mm sub top lipped in beech
T2133C 255 mm Solid beech surround with MDFMR centre panel
W2133C 255 mm Solid beech surround with MDFMR reversible tray centre panel
B2133C 42 mm thick braced solid beech top
1.5 square solid beech open frame, diagonal cross rails to allow for
seated work
42 mm thick braced solid beech top
1.5 square solid beech c/w 4 cupboards. Doors in Beech Veneer
42 mm thick braced solid beech top
Metal Frame Square Bench 1.2 x 1.2 x .85 high
S4000 Sacrificial top, Steel frame, leg room to seat four
T4000 Timber top, Steel frame, leg room to seat four
W4000 Well top, Steel frame, leg room to seat four
B4000 Beech top, Steel frame, leg room to seat four
Square Bench Accessory
Modular Cupboard, 2 double doors on 2 faces. Will fit the metal and 2500 frame
Cupboard bench leaving leg room for sitting.
Replacement 1.2 x 1.2 tops (supply only)
T/TSR Sacrificial cover only
T/TS Sacrificial cover and sub top
T/TE Timber top with centre panel
T/RW Well top, with reversible centre panel
T/BA Beech top
T/C Lino Square

General Purpose Beech Workbenches

wood bench with cupboards model B2133

The B1221 workbench is suitable for wood and/or metalwork vices. The standard height is 850 mm. Though any bespoke height is available

Sizes below in metres.

Model No. 2 Rail, Solid Beech Top, Open under frame. 1.2 x .6
2 Rail, Solid Beech Top, Open under frame. 1.2 x .76
2 Rail, Solid Beech Top, Open under frame. 1.2 x .9
2 Rail, Solid Beech Top, Open under frame. 1.5 x .6
B1221 2 Rail, Solid Beech Top, Open under frame. 1.5 x .76
2 Rail, Solid Beech Top, Open under frame. 1.5 x .9
2 Rail, Solid Beech Top, Open under frame. 1.8 x .6
2 Rail, Solid Beech Top, Open under frame. 1.8 x .76
2 Rail, Solid Beech Top, Open under frame. 1.8 x .9
The B1222-23-26 range is suitable for metalwork vices.
4 Rail, Solid Beech Top, Open under frame. 1.2 x .6
4 Rail, Solid Beech Top, Open under frame. 1.2 x .76
4 Rail, Solid Beech Top, Open under frame. 1.2 x .9
4 Rail, Solid Beech Top, Open under frame. 1.5 x .6
B1222 4 Rail, Solid Beech Top, Open under frame. 1.5 x .76
4 Rail, Solid Beech Top, Open under frame. 1.5 x .9
4 Rail, Solid Beech Top, Open under frame. 1.8 x .6
4 Rail, Solid Beech Top, Open under frame. 1.8 x .76
4 Rail, Solid Beech Top, Open under frame. 1.8 x .9
Foot Rail, Solid Beech Top, Open under frame. 1.2 x .6
Foot Rail, Solid Beech Top, Open under frame. 1.2 x .76
Foot Rail, Solid Beech Top, Open under frame. 1.2 x .9
Foot Rail, Solid Beech Top, Open under frame. 1.5 x .6
B1223 Foot Rail, Solid Beech Top, Open under frame. 1.5 x .76
Foot Rail, Solid Beech Top, Open under frame. 1.5 x .9
Foot Rail, Solid Beech Top, Open under frame. 1.8 x .6
Foot Rail, Solid Beech Top, Open under frame. 1.8 x .76
Foot Rail, Solid Beech Top, Open under frame. 1.8 x .9
The B1226 range has 3 pairs of legs
4 Rail, Solid Beech Top, Open under frame. 2.4 x .6
4 Rail, Solid Beech Top, Open under frame. 2.4 x .76
4 Rail, Solid Beech Top, Open under frame. 2.4 x .9
4 Rail, Solid Beech Top, Open under frame. 3.0 x .6
B1226 4 Rail, Solid Beech Top, Open under frame. 3.0 x .76
4 Rail, Solid Beech Top, Open under frame. 3.0 x .9

Custom Wooden Workbenches

wood dual convertible woodwork metalwork

Workbenches can be double sided or even Octagonal as the model below shows.

wood octagonal bench

Wooden Workbench Accessories

Unlike most wooden workbenches in the world, these ones can be supplied with variable height mechanisms allowing the worktops to adapt to your needs, to raise the work piece to  the ideal height or to allow the same bench to work for different age groups in the educational market.

Variable height wooden workbenches

Model No
Wood work vice – Plain Screw
W149 6” light woodworker – Irwin Record
W175 7” medium woodworker – Irwin Record
W7PD 7” heavy duty woodworker – Irwin Record
W9PD 9” heavy duty woodworker – Irwin Record
W10PD 10½” heavy duty woodworker – Irwin Record
Wood work vice – Quick Release
W7QD 7” heavy duty woodworker – Irwin Record
W9QD 9” heavy duty woodworker – Irwin Record
W10QD 10½” heavy duty woodworker – Irwin Record
Mechanic vice standard duty
M2 4” Mechanics Light duty replaceable serrated jaws
M3 4” Mechanics Heavy Duty replaceable serrated jaws
M6 6” Mechanics, replaceable serrated jaws
Engineers, fitters and pipe vices
Miscellaneous Vices
P1 4” mechanic vice (M2), complete with Pad to clamp into woodwork vice
(Supplied loose with fittings)
Vice Fitting Kit for a 42 mm top. Complete with cheek and cover
plate for fixed jaw, packing for 44 mm top coach screws (4)
VP6 To fit 6” light vice
VP7M To fit 7” medium vice
VP7 To fit 7” heavy duty vice
VP9 To fit 9” heavy duty vice
VP10 To fit 10½” heavy duty vice
VPF Vice mounting pad 300 mm. (accepts the 4” mechanic vice)
Contact Us
Please contact us if you have any questions such as price or lead times. Merlin Industrial Products Ltd Unit A43 Kingsley Close, Lee Mill Industrial Estate Ivybridge Devon PL21 9LL United Kingdom Call: 01752 690622 Fax: 01752 313333
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