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Fileklemme / European saw vise
quick and clean

Having a Scandinavian work bench, I thought it would be right to have a fileklemme / the type of saw vise that was traditionally used in Denmark.

This post is from the blog: http://lumberjocks.com/mafe/blog/94098


Pictures:
1. Fileklemmer on the bench.
2. Pieces for the project.
3. Jaws.
4. Self opening.
5. Medium size.
6. Small size.

Hope this can inspire others to make their own tools.

Best thoughts,

MaFe

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.





10 comments so far

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Druid

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#1 posted 10-04-2016 08:51 PM

I had not seen one of these before, but it makes good sense. It reminds me of a stitching vise for leatherwork. I’ll have to print this as a reminder for future additions when I get my shop properly set up.
Thanks Mads.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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Joe Lyddon

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#2 posted 10-04-2016 08:53 PM

Very interesting…

Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 10-04-2016 10:52 PM

Very cool, Mads!!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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doubleDD

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#4 posted 10-05-2016 12:24 AM

I could use something like this for a logging saw I found. Really a nice set up.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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majuvla

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#5 posted 10-05-2016 04:03 AM

Pretty interesting device. Nice to know something about Danish woodworking culture.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Woodwrecker

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#6 posted 10-05-2016 04:36 PM

Another example of why it is nice to have you as a friend.
I learn something new from each of your posts.
Thanks Mads.

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peteg

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#7 posted 10-05-2016 08:11 PM

Cool mads :)
pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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GerardoArg1

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#8 posted 10-06-2016 11:01 AM

Excellent! Great job and very useful. Maybe try to copy. Thank for share

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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Brit

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#9 posted 10-08-2016 01:55 PM

Nice job Mads. Are you finally going to put a file to your saws? :o)

-- https://www.clickasnap.com/Andy61 - Andy - Old Chinese proverb says: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

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mafe

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#10 posted 10-17-2016 09:49 AM

Hi guys,
Thanks for all the comments, smile here, time is short these days, seems to run like sand between my fingers, but I enjoy as I go.
Druid, yes it can be used for leather also. I did post a stitching pony here and have one more I will like to show you gus.
Joe, thanks (in many levels).
Jim, smiles.
Doubledd, any size will be possible, will see if I can find time to post a big old one I got.
majuvla, that’s how we did it here for as long as I have lived. Thanks.
Woodwrecker, that makes me happy thanks, learning and sharing learning is what this is all about.
peteg, smiles.
Gerardo, thank you back, quick and clean.
Brit, to be honest I did not file more than one saw and that was only a touch up on the teeth… Seems like time keeps being spend on other things and the saws are sharp, so they don’t scream for help now…

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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