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My Moxon vise

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Project by Blackberry posted 02-19-2017 12:32 AM 3376 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Nothing riveting here just my Moxon vise. It’s made of ash. A neighbor welded the wing nuts up using stainless rod. It’s used for dovetails and easily stored out of the way. I’ve had it around awhile but I’ve been posting things lately.





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Ron Aylor

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#1 posted 02-19-2017 12:37 AM

Thanks for posting this, Blackberry! I see we share the same sort of dovetailing jig …
 

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  https://ronaylor.wordpress.com

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#2 posted 02-19-2017 01:17 AM

We do. I think I copied mine from David Barron. I have a couple of his guides. Btw, it might be a little far from you but there’s a cool hand woodworking tool event in Amana Iowa. Went a couple years ago and going again. If you didn’t already know you might enjoy their website http://www.handworks.co/
May have the same saw, Lie Nielsen independence in the background??

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#3 posted 02-19-2017 01:24 AM


We do. I think I copied mine from David Barron. I have a couple of his guides. Btw, it might be a little far from you but there s a cool hand woodworking tool event in Amana Iowa. Went a couple years ago and going again. If you didn t already know you might enjoy their website http://www.handworks.co/
May have the same saw, Lie Nielsen independent in the background??

- Blackberry

... way too far, but thanks for the link! Lie Nielsen independent in the background?  Naw … would you believe Stanley Gent with a really cool tote? LOL!
 

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  https://ronaylor.wordpress.com

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#4 posted 02-19-2017 01:48 AM

You make the tote? I had Mr. Summerfield of RMsaws make me a small beautiful saw with an open tote, wasn’t a DT saw but nonetheless beautiful. Waayy outa my wheelhouse to make a saw but I’m happy to use the one he made me.

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#5 posted 02-19-2017 02:02 AM

Nicely dne and looks very functional.

I like the wings welded to the nuts for handles!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#6 posted 02-19-2017 11:02 AM

Outstanding….

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#7 posted 02-19-2017 11:21 AM



You make the tote? I had Mr. Summerfield of RMsaws make me a small beautiful saw with an open tote, wasn t a DT saw but nonetheless beautiful. Waayy outa my wheelhouse to make a saw but I m happy to use the one he made me.

- Blackberry

Yes … didn’t care for the handle of the gent saw … not enough control. I like the look and feel of an open tote. I don’t mean to derail your project thread.

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  https://ronaylor.wordpress.com

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#8 posted 02-19-2017 01:07 PM

It’s a very nice vise and a great addition to your shop. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#9 posted 02-19-2017 11:20 PM

Simple is always better….so say the Shaker’s. Who am I to disagree with a religion that dances during worship? Very nice!

-- Al,New Jersey -To thine own self be true

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#10 posted 03-05-2017 01:10 AM

very nice vise…but what is the purpose of the v-notches on one end?

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#11 posted 03-06-2017 06:02 AM



very nice vise…but what is the purpose of the v-notches on one end?

- GCWC

I picked that up from someone else’s vise. It’s used to hold round objects in a vertical position. Things such as dowel rods. Works well for that.

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