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Maple Moxon Vise and Bench Hanger

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Project by SuperDodge posted 02-17-2017 04:25 PM 1298 views 4 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

One of my Christmas presents this year was a BenchCrafted Moxon Vise hardware kit. I’ve been travelling quite a bit for work so I just finished putting it all together – but man I love this thing.

I used Hard Maple with mahogany accents. The basic design is similar to the base plans that come with the kit, but I had to adapt it to fit my bench which has the mdf top elevated above the side rails to allow use of a tracksaw without cutting into the sides.

I used a french-cleat-esque hanger on the side so I could quickly rotate the vise down and hang it on the end of the bench when I’m not using it. Since the weight is above the cleat, I had to put a small holder on the front to keep it from rotating off if it got bumped.

Thanks for looking.

-- -RL





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Ron Aylor

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#1 posted 02-17-2017 04:35 PM

Very nice … kudos on the hanger!

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SuperDodge

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#2 posted 02-17-2017 08:56 PM

Thanks, Ron! I love how easy it is to pick up and place on the bench and then just drop back out of the way. It’s especially important since this 4×6 workbench is also my outfeed table!

-- -RL

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#3 posted 02-17-2017 11:56 PM

Looks great. You’ll be hand cutting dovetails before the end of the day… You probably already are.

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 02-18-2017 03:22 PM

This is a very interesting project and you’ve done a great job on it.

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

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

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