Moxon Vise

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Project by Bsmith posted 05-24-2013 12:27 AM 2547 views 8 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finally finished my Moxon vise. This was a lot of fun. Had some scrap walnut I used for the main body, some oak that I cut the hand wheels from. Then I had some threaded cherry that I had made a clamp with that I wasn’t too happy with so I repurposed them. Wiped it down with a little BLO and poly mixed together followed by a coat of Johnson’s Paste wax. All in all it works good and holds strong. Now I just need to start cutting some dovetails. Thanks for looking.

-- Bryan

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#1 posted 05-24-2013 12:38 AM

Nice job, I intend to build one myself one of these days.

-- John, BC, Canada

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#2 posted 05-24-2013 01:23 AM

Looks great. Really like the bowties on your work bench top btw..

-- Will, Ontario Canada. "I can do fast, cheap and good, but you can only pick two... "

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 05-24-2013 01:45 AM

That is a real pretty vise. You did a fine job on it!!

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

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#4 posted 05-24-2013 01:58 AM

Very impressive!

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#5 posted 05-24-2013 07:58 AM

Well done, a real beauty!!!!!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 05-24-2013 11:34 AM

Wow that is a work of art. Looks like once you have something clamped down it ain’t moving.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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#7 posted 05-24-2013 04:57 PM

Thanks for the nice comments. Willeh, I like the bow ties also, but they’re not for show. One of my glue joints began to fail so I had to add these to hold it together. Thanks again.

-- Bryan

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