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Project by busupholstery posted 04-27-2016 02:59 PM 2108 views 11 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have moved back to Oregon from Costa Rica and now have a small shop in our utility room…....My son gave me some Bubinga wood for a couple of end tables I was building so I thought I would build a vise with the scraps to give to him…........I followed the plans from John Heisz on Youtube….....https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjA8vRlL1c7BDixQRJ39-LQ......with some modifications as far as size and type of woods, Bubinga, Maple, and Popular for accents….....John’s woodworking site is outstanding and you should check it out….......

-- Let's see......what can I use this for?





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fatman51

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#1 posted 04-27-2016 03:06 PM

That’s awesome! Nice work.

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

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busupholstery

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#2 posted 04-27-2016 03:11 PM

Sorry about the typo on John Heisz’s site…...should be…...https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjA8vRlL1c7BDixQRJ39-LQ

-- Let's see......what can I use this for?

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R_Stad

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#3 posted 04-27-2016 03:52 PM

Sweet looking vise. Enjoyed looking at your previous projects. Fine work indeed.

-- Rod - Oregon

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#4 posted 04-27-2016 04:30 PM

That’s a real eye catcher.

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#5 posted 04-27-2016 04:49 PM

Looks too nice to use!! Great work.

-- Drew in Ohio -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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bobasaurus

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#6 posted 04-27-2016 04:56 PM

That looks great, never seen a wooden parrot vise before.

-- Allen, Colorado

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#7 posted 04-27-2016 05:15 PM

That’s awesome work. Beautiful.

-- Bruce Free Plans http://plans.sawmillvalley.org

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woodshaver (Tony)

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#8 posted 04-27-2016 08:31 PM

Very interesting work! Functional and good looking as well!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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nonickswood

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#9 posted 04-27-2016 09:45 PM

Very Nice Indeed!!

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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AdamGun

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#10 posted 04-27-2016 11:07 PM

Gorgeous, and thanks for the link.

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htl

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#11 posted 04-27-2016 11:35 PM

Really nice project but too pretty to use me thinks.
Thanks for sharing.
Was just thinking and that can get dangerous but if these are the scraps I want to see the main project, please.

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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ralbuck

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#12 posted 04-28-2016 12:10 AM

I agree with all of them and it is way to PRETTY to ACTUALLY use except as a display of your fine work!

-- just rjR

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#13 posted 04-28-2016 06:45 AM

Sure deserve daily top 3. Incredible wood combination and looks very sturdy.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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busupholstery

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#14 posted 04-28-2016 11:27 AM

Thanks for the nice compliments…...

-- Let's see......what can I use this for?

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bushmaster

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#15 posted 04-28-2016 01:33 PM

Thats the nicest vise I have ever seen. Great build.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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