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Allows you to quickly remove your Workbench Casters (#43501, sold separately) so you can access all sides of your workstation without obstructions.

Rockler Quick-Release Workbench Caster Plates, 4-Pack

Item #
53004
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Rockler Quick-Release Workbench Caster Plates, 4-Pack

Our Quick-Release Workbench Caster Plates let you remove your Workbench Casters (#43501, sold separately) by simply removing the pins. This means the caster levers won't protrude and interfere with your movement around the bench. If your bench has an overhang, you can also store items such as a shop vacuum under the overhang without obstructions. With your bench, table or power tool stand in the desired spot, just lower it with the foot levers, remove the pins, and the casters slide out laterally. Includes hardware for mounting to 3/4" panel. Powder-coated steel. Longer bolts may be required for thick workbench legs.

(4) Quick-Release Plates for Rockler Quick-Release Workbench Casters
(4) Locking Pins
(4) 1/4-20 Nylon Lock Nuts
(4) Washers
(4) 1/4-20 Countersunk Philips Head Bolts
(1) Set of Instructions with Template
More Information
Brand Rockler
Weight 2.0000
Tech Spec
  • Dimensions: 2-3/4'' W x 3-3/4'' H
  • Material: .100 thickness Steel
  • Finish: Black Powder-Coating
Technical Documents
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Out of the way.
Great for removing a tripping hazard around my workbench and works well with the designated casters.
February 21, 2019
Purchased
3 weeks ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
the quick release brackets are a great addition to the wheel kit.
January 15, 2019
Purchased
2 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Caster Plates.
I have a work bench and a heavy wood lathe that I interchange them on. Saves me from buying more casters $$$$$ in my pocket.
December 15, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
I alternate my caster set between my work bench & tablesaw with the addition the quick release caster plates. Works great & only takes a minute to to remove & alternate between equipment.
June 18, 2018
Purchased
9 months ago
A Third Set for an Anvil Stand
I had two sets which I am using for a workbench and drawer unit. I got this set to use on a big chunk of Ash that I plan to use for my anvil stand. Work in progress no pictures.
May 23, 2018
Purchased
9 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Multiple uses.
Now that I have tried the plates I'm going to purchase another set so I can transfer the wheels to other pieces of equipment.
March 31, 2018
Purchased
11 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Great way to trip hazards out of the way
I purchased thes along with the wheels. Together they make a great addition to my shop
March 22, 2018
Purchased
11 months ago
Castor plates
These are a must have
March 21, 2018
Purchased
12 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Beginner
Workbench Caster Plate Set
These plates are what makes the Workbench Casters so great. I will be ordering at least one more set the next time they come on sale. Very easy to install. BUT, the hardware package that comes with them should include 8- #14 x 1 3/4 inch screws as the bolts that are included won't work on anything thicker than 3/4inch material.
March 12, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Easy to move my workbench
Great addition to my shop. I can move the wheels to another machine and arrange my shop.

They hold heavy loads as advertised.
March 2, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
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Why did you choose this?
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Previously ordered the casters. These will allow me to remove the casters to keep the floor area clear. Great addition to a work bench!
Ronald Mathis O on Feb 22, 2019
I saw it on April Wilkerson's youtube video and liked it.
Eric K on Feb 20, 2019
Previously ordered the casters. These will allow me to remove the casters to keep the floor area clear. Great addition to a work bench!
Ronald Mathis O on Feb 22, 2019
To attach to and move heavy, stackable weightlifting boxes so I can easily remove them while lifting.
Zack L on Feb 22, 2019
I saw it on April Wilkerson's youtube video and liked it.
Eric K on Feb 20, 2019
To be able to install on two different work benches
frances c on Feb 19, 2019
I am building a new work bench and want to be able to move it around!
Miguel B on Feb 18, 2019
For my new bench table.
Graig W on Feb 17, 2019
This is a great way to get the most out of my castors.
Michael d on Feb 15, 2019
Was youtubing and came across Wilkerdos work bench build and I liked these casters, as I am planing to build a mobile/stationary workbench, and like how these operate!
Nrik on Feb 15, 2019
Saves money putting wheels on multiple stands. Also gets wheels out of the way when working.
NicksGarage on Feb 14, 2019
Already have the casters, but these will prevent the current tripping over the casters
Cody F on Feb 13, 2019
Using these plates the casters can easily be removed to eliminate any interface walking around the cabinet . Also with additional plates the casters can be used on another piece of equipment?
Marc C on Feb 9, 2019
Must have, if you like casters on shop furnitures
douang r on Feb 9, 2019
Need this item for a drill press stand I'm making. Like the idea that it will allow caster wheels to be removed.
Bruce M on Feb 8, 2019
The caster plates will allow me to remove the casters so the casters don't collect debris and are not in the way
JOHN G on Feb 6, 2019
Going to build a workbench
Bill H on Feb 4, 2019
I have a work bench I move, I am buying the Workbench casters, these will allow me to remove the wheels so they are not in the way once the bench is positioned.
James M on Feb 3, 2019
I already have the casters on one bench and would like to expand their use to other items. And they were on sale.
David B on Feb 3, 2019
Need to place them on a mobile tool stand that has two wheels in the back and two legs in front good grief huh?
Tom P on Feb 3, 2019
In order to change casters from table saw and workbench.
James R on Feb 1, 2019
I wanted the ability to remove the casters when not needed.
DEBORAH R on Feb 1, 2019
To go with casters previously purchased for a mobile workbench.
CHRIS L on Jan 31, 2019
price is very good!
Bruce B on Jan 16, 2019
Looks easy to install and very handy
Jim D on Jan 10, 2019
I have 2 sets already and they work great! I only need 1 set of caster wheels with these.
Daniel W on Dec 20, 2018
looks like what I need for my workbench.
RON R on Dec 15, 2018
saw on a diy workbench video
Jeanna G on Dec 8, 2018
Allows me to remove and store casters when not needed.
Woodbutcher300 on Dec 7, 2018
Certainly be a help in my small shop.
JimL on Dec 4, 2018
Gift for an avid woodworker
Melissa C. on Dec 3, 2018
Move things around in garage.
Andrew on Dec 2, 2018
Need way to move machines around in shop.
Andrew on Nov 29, 2018
I’m going to make my kitchen island mobile.
mark v on Nov 27, 2018
Can use this Casters on more machines/workstations
Johannes A on Nov 26, 2018
Built my workbench years ago. Now want it to be mobile
C P on Nov 22, 2018
decided to make the caster's quick release with these caster plates.
Ralph327 on Oct 23, 2018
To use them on multiple benches
R. Dean L on Sep 18, 2018
The caster are great but they do stick out a bit. If you have a small workshop where space is a premium it can prevent you from tightly packing your equipment when not in use. I am picking up a set of the quick release plates as I think that will solve that issue.
Alex (DIY/Maker) on Sep 17, 2018
I have the casters, they work well.
I want to use them with bandsaw and workbench, and maybe other tools in the future.
Vittorio C on Sep 7, 2018
Great price and great reviews
Jason T on Aug 18, 2018
Because I wanted this for my work bench
Mona E on Aug 13, 2018
Ease of use and save money. I only roll one piece of equipment around at a time.
jOHN G on Aug 8, 2018
I have a set of plates on a heavy staircase but the wheels are always in the way when not in use-the extra plates will store the wheels out of the way.
Peter C. M on Aug 8, 2018
Want to make a mobile woodworking bench
Devin G L on Jul 25, 2018
3 separate benches to put casters on. Needed casters that didn't add to the height of the benches as they are stored under a shelve. These will work perfectly for me.
Donette S on Jul 23, 2018
Need to get the casters on my worktable out of the way to allow for a very snug arrangement in my new workshop
Ramon L on Jul 17, 2018
Saw the video from April Wilkers and liked them.
David T on Jul 17, 2018
Fit my need. Good reviews
Warren A on Jul 16, 2018
Safety...so I can remove the casters to avoid the trip hazard.
Robert D on Jul 14, 2018
To make my new bench moveable like the others.
BoatRDavid on Jul 6, 2018
not available with other caster kits. Like the option of easily removing caster in tight spaces.
ANDREW E on Jul 4, 2018
To attach to and move heavy, stackable weightlifting boxes so I can easily remove them while lifting.
Zack L on Feb 22, 2019
To be able to install on two different work benches
frances c on Feb 19, 2019
How much weight can these hold?
Ted on May 20, 2018
BEST ANSWER: 400 lbs
I need 6 caster / mounting plate combinations. Do I have to buy 8 sets?
Larry H on Feb 13, 2016
BEST ANSWER: There are 4 in a set, so 2 sets would give you 8 casters and/or mounting plates.
i am using Husky 6 ft. Solid Wood Top Workbench Model legs. can i use longer screws and how low or high should i put the bracket?
jon b on Jun 12, 2016
Rockler Quick-Release Workbench Caster Plates, 4-Pack
Rockler Quick-Release Workbench Caster Plates, 4-Pack
Rockler Workbench Caster Kit 4 Pack
Rockler Workbench Caster Kit 4 Pack
BEST ANSWER: If you need longer screws to go through the wood there is no problem, use the length you need to go all the way through the wood with about 1/2 inch to spare, this is the amount you need for the thickness of the quick release and for the nut. As for height, The box tells you to drill the holes 2 inches from the floor, and the second hole 4 inches above the floor, you should center the holes on the leg (side to side. I hope I have helped you
Have you tried this lifts on a Delta Table saw mobile base?
Pete on Feb 9, 2016
BEST ANSWER: No,I am using then on my cut off table for my Sears table saw. they work great.
I am in the process of making a rig for my lathe stand. it will be nice to save money by using just 4 casters
for the two units. John
Has anyone tried mounting larger casters to this set? I have to mount it higher than the 2" that these specify. My requirement is that the first screw must be at least 2 5/8" off the floor. I'm thinking of putting a 3" caster on the mounts to raise the lower bolt for the quick release plate to 3 1/8". Any thoughts?
Anthony C on May 28, 2017
Rockler Quick-Release Workbench Caster Plates, 4-Pack
Rockler Quick-Release Workbench Caster Plates, 4-Pack
Rockler Workbench Caster Kit 4 Pack
Rockler Workbench Caster Kit 4 Pack
BEST ANSWER: I had a similar problem and just mounted the caster set a little higher. It works good but just leaves your stand or whatever a little closer to the floor. Measure your clearance and just allow for that to allow space to move.
Will the Rockler plates work with the WoodRiver work bench caster set?
Patrick K on May 21, 2018
BEST ANSWER: They look very similar, but I am not sure of the mounting plate dimensions. The Rockler plates work perfectly with the Rockler wheels, though. They make it easy to use one set of wheels with multiple tables.
Is it possible to use screws, instead of the "bolts," to mount the caster plates?
Ragpad on May 3, 2016
BEST ANSWER: For those interested I found that flat head #14 screws of your desired length fit the best and don't interfere with sliding the casters into the plate.
I bought your caster set 3 or 4 years ago for a bench I was building but ended up not building it. I would like to use them now and wonder if they will work with the plates?
Tom L on Aug 12, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I would think they should, but it does depend on which casters you purchased. Rockler has a return process if they don't work.
Does using the quick-release caster plates lower the load rating of the casters?
Denean S on Mar 20, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I did not read that in the literature and I would guess the answer is no, the quick release brackets are the same material as the casters so I would guess there would be no reduction.
For Item #: 53004 does it come with caster wheels or i have to buy the wheels separately ??
Hari T on Jun 8, 2018
BEST ANSWER: No, the Workbench Caster Plates do not come with caster wheels, they come separately. However, you can buy multiple sets of the Caster Plates and only one or two sets of the caster wheels and save yourself some money, that is if you don't mind swapping the caster wheel sets from unit to unit.
I already have the Powertec 17000 version of workbench casters installed on a bench and wondering if these Rockler Quick-Release Plates would be compatible. Has anyone tried matching these on an install?
monsenor on Apr 19, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I used them on a bench that I made, they should work
I would like to maybe use it as method to go from the kitchen island to a regular dining table. Will it for work for this? Can the structure be in stable position even when on casters? How many inches will it go down when the casters are put to the side? Thanks!
Natalia P on Apr 12, 2018
BEST ANSWER: When you put the castes down it will raise the table approximately 1/2". I have installed these on 3 different tables in my shop. I generally leave the casters down so I can easily roll the tables around. The casters are very stable in the down position.
Can these be mounted to angled steel legs? I want to use them on my Performax 22-44 sander and Belsaw planer, both of which have steel bases with angled legs.
Shawn N on Mar 1, 2018
Rockler Quick-Release Workbench Caster Plates, 4-Pack
Rockler Quick-Release Workbench Caster Plates, 4-Pack
Rockler Workbench Caster Kit 4 Pack
Rockler Workbench Caster Kit 4 Pack
BEST ANSWER: I don't know what is angle on the legs of your base, but you can to read instructions and see how they mount (distance between holes), The plate of caster must to be mounted vertically.
Can I put it on a square aluminium tube of 30mm? How wide is it?
jacanogorini on May 27, 2017
Rockler Quick-Release Workbench Caster Plates, 4-Pack
Rockler Quick-Release Workbench Caster Plates, 4-Pack
Rockler Workbench Caster Kit 4 Pack
Rockler Workbench Caster Kit 4 Pack
BEST ANSWER: The backing plate is 7cm wide and 9.5cm tall.
When the casters are in the deployed position how high is the table elevated off the ground based upon the measurements found here on the Rockler site for mounting the hardware?
Giovani L on Jun 19, 2018
Rockler Quick-Release Workbench Caster Plates, 4-Pack
Rockler Quick-Release Workbench Caster Plates, 4-Pack
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