Moxon vice/workbench

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Made the Moxon work area after seeing Eric "the loft" and others build similar projects. 

Wood is maple counter top salvaged from a friend's remodeling. 

Vice base and accents are Ipe leftover from another project. 

Vice capacity is 3 " with 15" between the threaded rods.

Vice hardware is from Wood River. 

Fun project I will use a lot.


Petey

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thats a damn sweet vise petey.

working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

Thanks Pottz.  I'm sure I will modify it over time once I really start using it.

I am going to add leather or cork to the vice faces and put some oil on it.

Petey

Beautiful and functional.  What an awesome vise!

Half of what we read or hear about finishing is right. We just don’t know which half! — Bob Flexner

Great looking Moxon there Petey.
Thanks Rich and Mike.  If it was not for this place I would not know what Moxon even is.

Petey

Good looking and very useable.   Various woods make it look even better.   

Ron

Nicely done!

Ryan/// ~sigh~ I blew up another bowl. Moke told me "I made the inside bigger than the outside".

Very nice.   I bought that vise hardware set but the project keeps getting kicked down the road.  

Where did you get those low profile dogs?  

--Nathan, TX. Hire the lazy man. He may not do as much work but that's because he will find a better way.

Nice looking vise Petey. The Ipe will outlast anything you put it up against 
Nathan,

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Petey

really sweet Pete GR8 JOB 😍😎👍

*TONY ** Reinholds* ALWAYS REMEMBER TO HAVE FUN

Ron, Nathan,Great,Ryan,Steve,Corelz thanks.

Still waiting for a plane stop to arrive. It slides on two dogs to fit holes up to 9" apart.  I thought pretty cool.


Petey

That vise is a thing of beauty, really like the look of those dogs contrasting with the wood.

David

Petey, I’ve got a low profile planing stop like the one you described. I love it, use it all the time. 👍🏼👍🏼

Ryan/// ~sigh~ I blew up another bowl. Moke told me "I made the inside bigger than the outside".

Beautiful vice,  looks very solid and strong. Excellent job !!!
Not just functional, but beautiful! Well done!

Steven- Random Orbital Nailer

Thanks Dark,

Yeah functional with form then I get a little more.

Petey

Great job on that vise. Real nice looking and you'll love using it! You appreciate it more if you make it yourself !

Cheers, Jim ........................ Variety is the spice of life...............Learn something new every day