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Project by Airframer posted 515 days ago 3074 views 17 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just finished up my Moxon build. I am in the middle of building a workbench and needed something to help hold things still during the build. I decided to build the Moxon first so it could help me out on the rest of the bench.

The hand wheels are made of Oak and Padauk drilled and tapped. They work great and no need for me to buy any 1” acme nuts!

Thanks for looking!

-- Eric - http://theidiotgaloot.com





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jap

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#1 posted 515 days ago

great looking vise

-- Joel

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Mosquito

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#2 posted 515 days ago

Looks like it turned out really well, nice work

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN -- Stanley #45 Evangelist - www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods

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Airframer

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#3 posted 515 days ago

Thanks guys! So far everything I have read about this thing is correct.. it has some SERIOUS clamping strength!

-- Eric - http://theidiotgaloot.com

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Dakkar

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#4 posted 515 days ago

Those handles and the contrasting colors certainly make it beautiful. I’m looking forward to seeing the finished bench, for sure.

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Airframer

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#5 posted 515 days ago

Thanks Dakkar! I’m looking forward to seeing the finished bench too lol.

-- Eric - http://theidiotgaloot.com

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Don W

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#6 posted 514 days ago

what a great looking piece of equipment!!

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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terryR

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#7 posted 514 days ago

An awesome vise, Airframer, smart thinking to build it BEFORE finishing the bench! I love your wooden handles better than Benchcrafted!

-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...

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Airframer

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#8 posted 514 days ago

Thanks guys! Here is a better look at the handles. They truly are unique lol.

-- Eric - http://theidiotgaloot.com

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eztrigger

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#9 posted 514 days ago

good pic of the wheels spinning

-- "Some get spiritual 'cause they see the light, and some 'cause they feel the heat." --Ray Wiley Hubbard

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ChuckC

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#10 posted 514 days ago

That is one sweet looking vise! I love the handles. I do have one issue though. Please … oh please … take that hand plane (rabbet plane?) off the concrete floor…

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Airframer

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#11 posted 514 days ago

Haha! Yeah that was a temporary placement. It is back safely stowed again.

-- Eric - http://theidiotgaloot.com

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Don W

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#12 posted 514 days ago

If it’s on the concrete floor, it can’t fall to the concrete floor. ;-)

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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Airframer

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#13 posted 514 days ago

See! I was thinking safety first! :D

-- Eric - http://theidiotgaloot.com

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