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Project by mafe posted 10-04-2016 09:54 PM 1383 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Saw vise box version
quick and clean

Having bought a few old saws I needed a saw sharpening vise, the choice was the box version, since this one is easy to make and store away when not in use.

This post is from the blog:

1. Saw vise on the bench with a blade in.
2. Pieces for the project.
3. Hinges of leather.
4. The box vise.
5. Saw blade in place for sharpening.
6. No excuses…

Hope this can inspire others to make their own tools and clamps.

Best thoughts,


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

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 10-04-2016 10:54 PM

Nice vise. Great support over the whole blade!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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#2 posted 10-05-2016 12:48 AM

That is a clever saw vice Mafe. Well done.

-- Galootish log blog,

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Joe Lyddon

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#3 posted 10-05-2016 01:00 AM

Nicely done…

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#4 posted 10-05-2016 04:14 AM

Very nicely done my friend.

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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#5 posted 10-17-2016 09:41 AM

Thanks for the comments.
Woodwrecker, thanks.
Joe, smiles.
Swirt, that’s a cheap and easy to make one at least. ;-)
Jim, yes that was the aim and it seems to do a fine job, even I did not test it a lot.
Best thoughts,

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

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