new end vise

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Project by dorran posted 1811 days ago 4689 views 9 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been using this bench for a few years now (completed in 2004/modified plan from Popular Woodworking) and realized I needed a set of bench dog holes and end vise for better clamping. The vise is made from maple from an old painted table top with the screw from Lee Valley. I wanted to do square holes, but I bought a pre-made workbench top and settled for round. I decided to use a square hole for the vise dog at least and add adjustable height. It is very nice not to have to worry when I get near it with a router or plane.

Thanks for looking.

-- Life is about choices. You can spend a lot of money on furniture and have really nice furniture; Or you can spend a lot on tools and have even more expensive, crappy furniture. I made my choice.

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#1 posted 1811 days ago

Nice vice, I like the adjustable square dog. I notice you have them on the end vice as well. Great bench as well!

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#2 posted 1811 days ago

Oh my goodness.

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#3 posted 1811 days ago

Really cool. I always wanted to make a similar work area but haven’t gotten ‘round tooit. I still have the 2-by maple boards I bought for the purpose. I saw some bench dogs somewhere that have a round “shank” and a square top. Maybe Rockler or Woodcraft. Anyways, nice job.

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#4 posted 1811 days ago

great addition

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#5 posted 1811 days ago

You’ll love using this vise nice work…Blkcherry

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#6 posted 1811 days ago

Nice vise.

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#7 posted 1811 days ago

Very cool….I bet it will see alot of work…

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#8 posted 1811 days ago

The entire workbench is a thing of beauty : )

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#9 posted 1659 days ago

sweet bench.

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