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Workbench with Moxon Vise

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Project by geekwoodworker posted 04-24-2016 09:31 PM 3010 views 9 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built myself a new workbench with really good vise. It is made from Maple with the handles and vise being made from Ash. All this lumber I cut with my homemade mill http://lumberjocks.com/projects/107378.
The drawers have modular boxes that are all multiples of each other so I can move them around and they will always fit the drawer. Made extra jaws to fit the vise that will grip small round objects like bolts and threaded rod for cutting. Also have some spacers for the jaws and made a couple of bench dogs from 3/4 ” threaded rod.

Here are some more pics of the build.





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ezek1el

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#1 posted 04-24-2016 09:45 PM

Sean this is very nice!! You will find lots of use for that vise.

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#2 posted 04-24-2016 09:53 PM

Very impressive…

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#3 posted 04-25-2016 12:03 AM

Sean, another great job. And it’s from your own stash. LOL! Satisfying I’m sure.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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BB1

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#4 posted 04-25-2016 01:01 AM

Great oganization with the drawers. Very nice!

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#5 posted 04-25-2016 01:57 AM

nice drawer arrangement.

-- Jeff NJ

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#6 posted 04-25-2016 02:36 AM

That looks great, I need to come up with something like that! How do you like it so far?

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#7 posted 04-25-2016 05:55 AM

Nice and clean project. I like the drawers the most, so many storage space.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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sawmillman

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#8 posted 04-25-2016 10:43 AM

What a great build! Do the vise screws have acme threads? I was wondering where you got them.

-- I thought you said there was no metal in this log !!!!!!!!!!!!

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Roger

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#9 posted 04-25-2016 12:00 PM

Super nice. Lotsa finger joints but well worth it. Lotsa storage. I like your homemade bench dogs also.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 04-25-2016 01:18 PM

This workbench is a beautiful piece of equipment and a fine asset to your shop. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#11 posted 04-25-2016 01:23 PM

Really nice!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#12 posted 04-25-2016 01:38 PM

You sir have talent! That’s too nice to work on! Nah, it’ll just be super fun to build now!
Do you have any problems with the bench racking? I suppose all those drawers stiffen it up pretty well. Further, it looks like you dovetailed the top stretchers to the sides…
Thanks for sharing

-- Pete

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fatman51

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#13 posted 04-25-2016 02:00 PM

Really nice! Beautiful job of design and assembly. I love that sawmill too!

-- The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself. Benjamin Franklin

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#14 posted 04-25-2016 02:12 PM

Great looking bench. That vise is going to be the handiest thing you have. GREAT JOB. Thanks for sharing

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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#15 posted 04-25-2016 02:28 PM

great job

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