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Project by Bricofleur posted 1122 days ago 2977 views 32 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Inspired by a project published in Woodworker’s Journal magazine, I made this wedge bench vise using the 3/4’’ thick MDF shown scraps. The larger, square, approximately 14’’ by 18’’, is the base.

The cut made along the diagonal is beveled between 25-30°, and all sharp beveled edges are sanded.

The vise hooked against the workbench, a piece of wood sits against the right stop and the wedge is jammed towards the back using a dead blow hammer.

I hope you’ll like my version.

PS: All construction details and more pictures can be found on this page of my blog.

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com





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bigike

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#1 posted 1122 days ago

nice addition.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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Wayne

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#2 posted 1122 days ago

I like it. Thank you for taking the time to wright the blog.

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NormG

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#3 posted 1122 days ago

Awesome jig

-- Norman

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#4 posted 1122 days ago

Another handy device ..thank you , Serge : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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ratchet

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#5 posted 1121 days ago

Nice jig! I think the old timers must have done it this way.

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Kent Shepherd

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#6 posted 1121 days ago

Your jigs make so much sense. Simple yet elegant in design.

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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#7 posted 1120 days ago

Perfect. I need to incorporate this into my shop too. Nice work.

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Bricofleur

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#8 posted 1120 days ago

Thank you all for the comments. One more thing: This one can be brought outside on the garden table or picnic table to work outside and enjoy sunny days.

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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Pepe

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#9 posted 1120 days ago

Great idea.

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CrazyCraftsman

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#10 posted 1080 days ago

Love this idea! think I’m gonna use it in my shop. great work!

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