Walnut leg vice with fancy handle

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Project by Scott Landry posted 04-03-2018 05:57 PM 1142 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made the handle using the cut offs from the angled cut sides glued up with a strip of curly maple sandwiched between. My neighbor was nice enough to turn it for me on his lathe since I don’t have one. Finished with danish oil. Now I’m ready for hand cut dovetails!

-- Every project is an opportunity to acquire new tools and any solution that requires buying a new tool is the correct one.

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#1 posted 04-03-2018 06:34 PM

Both the vice and the bench look to nice to beat up like I do mine!

Fine looking on both projects.

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#2 posted 04-03-2018 06:40 PM

The handle, vise, and woodworkers bench look, 1st class, a job well done. Almost too pretty to use, just kinda want to stand around and look at it. I’m sure you’ll get lots of use, building some great projects as the years go by. Thanks for inspiring

-- CurleyJoe, "You only learn from your mistakes"

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#3 posted 04-03-2018 07:54 PM

Beautiful looking bench and vise great work Scott


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#4 posted 04-03-2018 08:25 PM

This is a beautiful bench and that vise is so outstanding.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#5 posted 04-03-2018 11:20 PM

Really outstanding. That walnut definitely makes a statement!

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#6 posted 04-04-2018 01:14 AM

Scott. This a great addition to your bench. I’m getting ready to build a bench this year. I hope mine turns out as good. Thanks for sharing.

-- AJ

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#7 posted 04-04-2018 01:43 AM

Everyone needs at least on good vice ... I mean vise and this is certainly one!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#8 posted 04-04-2018 01:57 AM

That vise and bench are works of art. Great job

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