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Here is the background story of how I got to the Kiefer leg vise ( V2+V3 ).The pictures are left to right V3 V2 V1
-- Kiefer 松
Mar 09, 2014
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#1 posted 03-09-2014 02:38 AM
That is sweet !.....Excellent work !....I see this as being very much liked and commented on…Thank you for sharing….
-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once
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#2 posted 03-09-2014 02:55 AM
That is really ingenious stuff! Wow. About 10 steps above my pay grade, but I love the engineering! What’s next??
-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.
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#3 posted 03-09-2014 04:06 AM
Keifer—Outstanding vise. I have several questions:
1 – What function does the threaded rods have?
2 – What keeps the beams from sliding in the leg when you press on the clamp pedal?
3 – How much clearance does the holes in which the beams slide have?
4 – What is the relationship between the bottom of the beam and the threaded rods? Are the rods even with the bottom of the beam?
Version #3 is great. Looked at the video. Saw version #3 once but it disappeared from YouTube.
Thanks for the videos.
-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized
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#4 posted 03-09-2014 04:24 AM
I guess I arrived a bit too late. I understand the. V-II fine and I think it is brilliant. I really want to see the obviously even more brilliant (dazzling ?) V-III but the video is a no go. Could you repost the link please.You’ve done some really great outside the box work here buddy, you deserve all the kudos you will be getting for this.
-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/
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#5 posted 03-09-2014 04:57 AM
After watching the video now I see hoe it works.
Really impressive Kiefer. You are an inventor my friend.
-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA
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#6 posted 03-09-2014 05:39 AM
You absolutely blow me away with your creativeness. Great job buddy and thanks for the videos. Very helpful
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#7 posted 03-09-2014 08:47 AM
Not only impressive as a vise but timely… I’m coaching our school’s Science Olympiad Simple Machines team which deals with … you guessed it: types of levers. I can show the kids another practical application of a type 1 lever.
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#8 posted 03-09-2014 11:47 AM
Wow Kiefer, just downright ingenious! favorite!
-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.
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#9 posted 03-09-2014 12:40 PM
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net
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#10 posted 03-09-2014 01:56 PM
Thanks for all your work and thanks foe posting.
-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington
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#11 posted 03-09-2014 02:20 PM
Kiefer your innovation will make a cabinetmaker’s bench more realistic for woodworkers every where! It would have saved me more than $300 to use this approach. Brilliant!!!
-- "It's amazing how much can go wrong when you think you know what you're doing."
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#12 posted 03-09-2014 02:26 PM
-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!
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#13 posted 03-09-2014 02:27 PM
Wow! Call a patent attorney.
-- Chuck Anstrom - Virginia
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#14 posted 03-09-2014 03:26 PM
Looks gread and well crafted. Clever ideas here. Hat’s off. It must have been fun to design and build it. Thanks for sharing this.
-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com
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#15 posted 03-09-2014 06:19 PM
Nice engineering and craftsmanship with that Kiefer attention to detail. I didn’t know what you and Paul were talking about re: classes of levers and your explanation was helpful. I have been able to access Video 3 without problems and I watched it through.
I have used pine as stair treads in my little Cau Haus shop and I didn’t seal it. The soft wood has worn away. You had access to some nice (looks pretty close to #1 grade?) pine. The extra touches ( like where you put the chops in the vise, and refinements on this bench put it far and away above most of the postings I have seen. Is the pedal is made from a hard wood?
You really have a lot of great freebies in this thing? And I really would like to have your “lying around the shop” stuff I’m thinking that the cost of material would be much higher?
Maybe have someone you know do a sketch up? There are a “lot” of engineering details that came ” out of your head” LOL! Then most people who want this piece of art to build can do it.
I’m thinking you could do a few more video’s in the future now that I’m a subscriber? :-)
-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher
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