Vises

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1 Mini High Vise - Face Mount

Shamelessly copying bits from Eric's high vise, I decided to build something reasonably similar.  I'm planning on building 2, this mini one that si...

2 Mini High Vise - test and fettle

So, first thing to do is chisel the slot in the right chop. [20230826_100040.jpg] And that's about all that's needed for a working vise. [20230826_...

3 Mini High Vise - Lipstick on a pig

Not going to do too much to it, just a couple of finishing touches. Round over the guide nut & make a new, slightly longer, garter - round the end...

4 Mini High Vise - Tweaks

Well, I've used it for a couple of weeks, made some stuff, tested it, hit it with little hammers - the usual stuff. [20230902_110347.jpg] I like i...

5 Hi Vise - Main screw

Onto the full size Hi Vise First up, make the main screw, basically make a rough octagon. [20230906_073418.jpg] [20230906_073724.jpg] [20230907_12...

6 Hi Vise - Body

I'm making the body out of an ash 2x4. so cut to size and square up. [20230915_162313.jpg] [20230915_163836.jpg] Drill and tap the main hole [20230...

7 Hi Vise - Finish

Make the handles for the fixing screws.  [20231001_160522.jpg] [20231001_161419.jpg] Just rasp into shape and add a bit of walnut to the end to hi...