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Project by kiefer posted 04-22-2017 10:06 PM 1646 views 10 times favorited 34 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my new vise design that I call STUB VISE .
The vise is of the auto quick release type as seen in most of my vises and made from spruce and hickory a 3/4” Acme screw leather pads on the chop and a maple handle with walnut end caps that will stay put in any desired position .The vise opens to 9” and has a clamping depth of 7 1/2”ond a chop with of 5 1/2” and opens and closes and clamps solid in a second .I may replace the handle with a hand wheel like this
I add a few more pictures here of all the positions I have tried and will likely add a rotating base next that is the reason I left the tenon at the bottom . Also a big Thank you to Paul /Shipwright for the marquetry logo .

Comments always welcome

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos





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tyvekboy

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#1 posted 04-22-2017 10:28 PM

Another nice contraption.

That looks like a handy vise to have.

I still don’t understand how you make the quick release feature.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#2 posted 04-22-2017 10:46 PM

Most excellent!

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Ron Aylor

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#3 posted 04-22-2017 11:20 PM

Very nice! I can see countless application for this vise. Good job. Thanks for sharing!

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.

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#4 posted 04-23-2017 12:59 AM

Very nice vice, Klaus and so handy! I love it.

I made a 4” wide vise to put wider things in my 4” mill vice and it works much the same way. They are so versatile!!

Thanks for sharing…................Cheers, Jim

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

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woodshaver Tony C

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#5 posted 04-23-2017 01:19 AM

Super nice Sub Vice! Great addition to your shop. Klaus do you ever sleep! if you do I know what your dreaming about; your next project maybe?
Thanks for sharing!

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

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#6 posted 04-23-2017 01:20 AM

Looks great and a useful addition to a shop….thanks for the post.

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Joe Lyddon

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#7 posted 04-23-2017 01:28 AM

Kiefer,

Your Imagination is endless with SUPERB ideas!

If you could Bottle It, you could make a MILLION$ !! :)

Will have to study this more when I have more time… have to go now…

Have a good one!

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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#8 posted 04-23-2017 01:35 AM

Klaus, you did a nice job on this vise. It should be handy in many applications. I like your idea of putting on a rotating base. I’ve had a need for that on a occasion or two so I used my machinist vise.
I’m upset you are using Benchy as a test. Was he trying to run away from it? LOL.

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

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kiefer

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#9 posted 04-23-2017 01:35 AM

Thanks Alex
I have the feeling that this vise will turn into something very useful as simple as it is to build .

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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kiefer

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#10 posted 04-23-2017 01:38 AM

Thanks for the compliment Waho !

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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kiefer

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#11 posted 04-23-2017 01:40 AM

Thank you Ron
You are right I found out just putting it the different vises I have on my bench and with the rotary base it will be even better.

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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kiefer

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#12 posted 04-23-2017 01:42 AM

Thanks Jim
There is always a need for another way to clamp things as you know well .

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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kiefer

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#13 posted 04-23-2017 01:47 AM

Thanks Tony
Dreaming is scary sometimes but I do that when I am in the shop playing which is even more scary .
This one drove me crazy as I was experimenting with a different idea and switched to this which works well beyond expectation .

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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kiefer

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#14 posted 04-23-2017 01:48 AM

Thanks Redoak
I expect it will be of much help .

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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kiefer

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#15 posted 04-23-2017 01:50 AM

Thanks Joe
Imagination is good and leads to better things I hope we will see.

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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