any ideas what this bench vice might be worth?

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Forum topic by startingfromscratch posted 01-15-2010 04:58 PM 1201 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-15-2010 04:58 PM

I was handed this bench vice a while ago by a neighbor when I was planning on building my own bench. Then I was given an opportunity to get an Ulmia, so I don’t need it any more. I tried to return it, but the neighbor doesn’t want it back. I was thinking of selling it, because there are still a bunch of tools on my “need” list.

Anyone have any inkling as to what something like this is worth? Should I try to sell it, or just hold onto it for posterity?

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#1 posted 01-17-2010 01:34 AM

No idea what it is worth, but you might find this interesting.

-- "Find out what you cannot do and then go do it!"

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#2 posted 01-17-2010 06:52 AM

Cool link and vise.

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#3 posted 01-17-2010 07:28 AM

cool vise, thats got some character
If you don’t have a use for it i’d say clean it up and save it, but i love cool old hardware like that.

-- - Jei, Rockford IL - When in doubt, spray it with WD-40 and wrap it with duct tape. The details will attend to themselves.

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#4 posted 01-17-2010 05:36 PM

I am like jei’son if you need to store it I have a place for it on My bench I love old tools and making them look new and useing them

-- Robert Laddusaw and no I am not smarter then a fifth grader ( and no I canot spell so if it is a problem don't read it ))

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#5 posted 01-17-2010 06:37 PM

About $25 to $50 bucks depending on how you sell it. Its at least worth $25 even at a yard sale if you find the right person. You probably won’t get more than $50 though, because of the damage to the front.

By the way, this is what I do for a living.

-- Happy woodworking!

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