WORX Pegasus Multi-Function Work Table and Sawhorse
Sawhorse or Workbench? Why not Both?
At first, I was a bit confused about the name, WORX Pegasus Multi-Function Work Table and Sawhorse. Upon first inspection, the Pegasus looks promising. I had always assumed that Pegasus was just a winged horse from Greek mythology but, after a quick review of Wikipedia I discovered that Pegasus had become a symbol of wisdom and was also thought to be the source for poets to draw creative inspiration.
I can’t say for certain that this concept was the reasoning behind the name but, I don’t think it is mere coincidence that this new work system invites inspiration to work on a multitude of projects.
WORX Pegasus Specifications:
- Weight: 30 lbs.
- Working Height (With Legs Extended): 32”
- Folded Height: 35”
- Table Area: 31” x 25”
- Worktable Load Capacity: 300 lbs.
- Two Sawhorse Load Capacity: 1,000 lbs.
- Warranty: 3 years
- MSRP: $99.99
In Action – WORX Pegasus Multi-Function Work Table and Sawhorse
Unlike traditional sawhorses, this one stands up straight when folded due to the 6” base. This is a really handy feature when working out in the open as you don’t have to lay flat on the ground or find something to prop it up against. But, there is more to this than meets the eye. Each side has notches at both ends of the sawhorse to hold 2×4’s. When 2×4’s are placed in these notches, they can elevate 4×8 sheet goods and other work materials for clamping to handle cross-cuts and rip cuts without cutting into the sawhorse.
Also unlike traditional sawhorses, this bad boy comes equipped with two quick-clamps that can be positioned from both sides and four bench dogs. There are 16 holes on the work table surface so that the bench dogs can hold down a multitude of materials in a wide array of sizes and shapes.
There are also two slots that work seamlessly with the supplied clamps that have an almost “T” handle that require you to insert the “T” into the slot and drop the clamp down. This makes it easier to get a totally secure connection and, they can also accommodate a feather board.
One concern I with the WORX Pegasus Multi-Function Work Table and Sawhorse was the distance between the slots. I have a 10” miter saw and found that I either had to put a board on top of the work surface or, one leg had to be positioned inside the slot and the other on the outside of the other slot. For a 12” compound miter saw, this could pose an issue.
Sanding an old chair back, I used the dogs to hold it in place since clamps wouldn’t work to keep as secure without placing undue pressure.
When finished using the clamps; just store them in the designated slots on the legs. There are little pegs on the legs that help secure the clamps so they won’t come loose during transit. The bench dogs fit perfectly in the bottom folding storage area.
They also have incorporated unions that allow for multiple worktables to be joined together through the use of these rubber rings. Simply detach one end and rotate to the aligned position and connect to the next table. While I do have a second Pegasus, it is going to be a Christmas present for my father-in-law so, for this review I wasn’t going to dirty up his gift.
The “wings” are locked into place for a stable work top and require both levers to be depressed before folding back into the storage mode. When expanding the wings that are equipped with air struts so, they unfold at a measured gait with a nice “whooshing” sound. My only concern is that after prolonged use, the air could expire and I wonder what will happen after that.
For $100 you’d expect a lot for a sawhorse and rest assured, the WORX Pegasus Multi-Function Work Table and Sawhorse really delivers. When paired with a second sawhorse, this has the capability of becoming a truly mobile work space that can accomplish almost any job.