Bench Vise

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Project by busupholstery posted 04-27-2016 02:59 PM 2705 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…..... 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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#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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#2 posted 04-27-2016 03:11 PM

Sorry about the typo on John Heisz’s site…...should be…...

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

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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 -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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

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

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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

That’s awesome work. Beautiful.

-- Bruce Free Plans

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

Very interesting work! Functional and good looking as well!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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

Very Nice Indeed!!

-- Nick, Virginia,

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

Gorgeous, and thanks for the link.

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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.

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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!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! 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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#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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#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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