Quickie Moxon Vise

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Project by Pat3 posted 03-09-2015 06:16 PM 6490 views 19 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Since I have a lot of dovetails in my next project, I wanted a Moxon Vise for my new workbench. I used a couple of old 1/2” pipe clamps, also picked up a 2×6 at the BORG and processed it to length, four squared the two face pieces and ripped down the back brace piece. A couple of F Style clamps hold it firmly in place, easy peasy.
LOVING the new workbench!

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#1 posted 03-09-2015 07:34 PM

An economical, quick, and workable solution. Good thinking.

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#2 posted 03-10-2015 12:02 AM

Thank you Roger.

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#3 posted 03-10-2015 01:00 AM

LOVE IT! Also gets you material a little closer to eye level. I will surely copy this. Tons of 1/2” pipe clamps.

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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#4 posted 03-10-2015 03:04 PM

Must make something similar for myself.

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#5 posted 03-12-2015 06:45 PM

Made one myself but i used 1/2 threaded rod and made a couple “knobs”

Thought of doing your idea, JCC inspired, but all i have are 3/4 inch pipe clamps and need them.

-- "....put that handsaw to work and make it earn its keep. - summerfi" <==< JuStiN >==>=->

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