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Project by Matthew posted 02-24-2012 at 01:14 PM 5293 views 10 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey all….I have been searching for a drill press vice and couldn’t believe the cost of them…..sooooo I went a little redneck and made one. I had the pen making clamps, they have a magnet underneath the lip…so that is why I put the nails across the top. I used it and it worked well. Got to love scrap wood!!!!!

-- Save every piece of scrap, the best things come from what others cast aside --





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#1 posted 02-24-2012 at 01:36 PM

Slick

-- Chris K

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#2 posted 02-24-2012 at 02:01 PM

Innovative, useful & cheap. Just like me, kinda!!

Nice job, very creative. Now that is outside the “Box Sore” thinking!

Thanks for sharing.

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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#3 posted 02-24-2012 at 02:03 PM

Great idea .

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#4 posted 02-24-2012 at 02:28 PM

Nice work, probably saved some money too

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#5 posted 02-24-2012 at 03:22 PM

What a slick idea. Going in my favs right now! Awesome build.

-- Don't waste today, it is yesterdays tomorrow!~SisQMark

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#6 posted 02-24-2012 at 03:40 PM

Resourceful.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#7 posted 02-24-2012 at 06:20 PM

Great vice. Looks like it is very user friendly

-- Norman

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#8 posted 02-24-2012 at 08:46 PM

Hey All,
Thanks for the kind words. I have used it all day, drilling out pen blanks…so far so good. I did have to figure out a way to mount it. I didn’t want to actually mount it, more of an “easy to remove” mounting. I’m using two quick clamps and have a board running underneath of clamp flat…so far so good.

-- Save every piece of scrap, the best things come from what others cast aside --

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#9 posted 02-25-2012 at 08:47 AM

thanks for sharing :-)

Dennis

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