Save $40 on RIKON Slow-Speed Grinder
Keep your tools sharp and safe without edge destroying heat.
Buy Today & Save
$25 Off HTC Tool Table
You'll find hundreds of uses for this table in your shop.
Now Only $39.99
Six-Shelf Wood Rack Now $39.99
Safely and properly store wood with this customer favorite.
Look up product instructions, videos and articles about your favorite tools using our Learning Center.
Join us on your favorite social network! Share your projects and learn from other woodworkers.
Please Note: This item can only be shipped ground to the 48 contiguous states. Some
items cannot be shipped via air due to being flammable, magnetic, contains batteries,
hazardous fumes or where contents are under pressure. Please use a physical address
not a PO Box during checkout.
of respondents would recommend this to a friend.
1 - 4
Back to top
Everything they're supposed to be!!
VA Beach, VA
WoodRiver Workbench Caster Set 4-piece
I was very skeptical about these, as they are pricey! However, I just installed them on my custom midi lathe rig that I'd been muscling around the garage and-WOW! I'm a believer.
The instructions are a bit vague,which adds to the difficulty when coupled with a heavy bench, and if your floor is slightly out of level, you'll need to compensate for it.
But SO FAR, these are the ticket!
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Vero Beach, Florida
Some folks have said there were no instructions; mine came with a simple diagram noting the mounting hole centerline heights from the floor; that's all that's necessary. Except that the mounting screws included appear to be about #10 self tapping and that doesn't cut it when using these near the rated capacity. So I bored out the holes and used 5/16" lag screws, except that the top hole was almost dead center on the assembly bolt hole for my bench. So I drilled to 3/16" holes left and right at the top and used the included screws there.
I have to say I wish these were about 20% more robust. My bench had a shipping weight of 350 lbs. and after loading it with tools I think it approaches 90% of rated capacity. A stronger design would make me feel better and I would pay some premium for that.
Lastly, they are hard to operate on my heavy bench, especially at the end with the tail vise where the overhang is more extreme. Not sorry I bought them, just thoughts on my setup. Cheers, Al
Images shared by
Note the conflict with the existing hole
Picture of Product
Have to operate from the side at this end
Wow - they work great!
I am a picture framer, and have some very heavy workbenches. I installed these on the bench which holds my dry mount press (which alone is very heavy). The casters were easy to install, and work great. I am going to buy a set for each of my benches.
Worth every penny
Redwood Valley, CA
I have a very heavy bench : 85" long by 29" wide with heavy maple top complimented by large English front vise, a full width twin screw vise and a patternmakers vise. The base is made from old growth Doug fir 4x4s with 2x6 stretchers of the same. There are two full length shelves houses some of my collection of iron and wood planes plus a cast iron miter box and saw and a bunch of other stuff. So I am putting these casters to the test and they have passed, no problem. I mounted them on the inside of the pieces that connect the legs and serve as the feet at both ends so I would not be kicking them. It makes them a little harder to operate, meaning that they are partly under the stretchers thereby restricting foot access to the lever. I get a grip on the corner and lift a little as I press the lever to help a little and as my bench's weight is probably close to their limit. The floor does need to be clean as they only lift 3/8" and I don't want to stress them by trying to roll over a large chip. I do some pretty rough work with large chisel and hatchet, woodbutchery you could call it, so the chips are sometimes way more than shavings. Any way the bottom line is these are the casters I have always wanted for my bench and have made it, the largest thing in my shop, as mobil as my machinery has been for years. I looked at other outfits similar items and while the made similar or greater claims for load carrying the Woodcraft casters looked much beefier. Thanks for a great product Woodcraft!
Images shared by
Loaded bench on Woodcraft casters and benchdog
Picture of Product, Using Product
Long view of bench with benchdog below
1 - 4
Back to top
©2014 by Woodcraft Supply LLC