The DIVERSIFIED WOODCRAFTS 4-Station Workbench w/vises (Quick Ship)-25 is constructed of durable heavy-gauge steel legs with stringers. The stringers are attached to the legs of the workbench to make it more sturdy. The inclusion of the stringers also adds stability to the workbench. The 4-Station Workbench is available in gray and there is the option of adding a lower shelf. The bench can also be purchased with the vises or without them. Vises have two jaws for holding material steady. There is a mechanism that opens and closes the jaws around wood, metal or any other material being worked with. Vises are extremely helpful for holding the material in place for cutting or working with them. The top of the workbench is two and one-fourth inch thick maple. Overall dimensions are 64"W x 54 " D x 32 1/4" H Shipping for this item is $333.00.