Surely you have seen those flimsy sheetmetal affairs that supposedly convert handheld tools into "benchtop" tools. They have nothing in common with this exquisitely engineered extruded aluminum stand. The base provides a stable 14" by 7" footprint, and has provision for clamping to a benchtop using the optional Festool clamps. You can also attach the WA-HL angle stop(sold separately) to the stationary unit to create precise chamfers of any angle from 45° to 90°. Made in Germany.