Completed the wagon vise today. Here is the underside:
I flipped the top over and bolted it down:
Then planed everything flush with the top:
I bought a wood owl “overdrive” bit for drilling the dog holes. It was a bit grabby and needed chips cleared to continue drilling, but worked great overall. Here is the jig I made for drilling them square and aligned:
And it’s done!
Some test planing, it holds the pieces really solid without any lifting off the bench:
So satisfying. The holes also work for holdfasts:
-- Allen, Colorado