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Forum topic by ShipWreck posted 03-08-2012 12:28 AM 2390 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-08-2012 12:28 AM

I just bought one of these. What wood do you guys like for the jaws?


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#1 posted 03-08-2012 12:29 AM

Beech or maple would do it for me. What’s the rest of the bench made of?

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#2 posted 03-08-2012 11:30 AM

Most of my vices have door sill Mahogany as the jaw liner, over twenty years and still good..battered but good.
A smaller one has Black Walnut, it’s not used as much and is in even better shape (the Walnut was a wood gloat, a bunch of cabnetmaker’s scraps)

-- Glen, B.C. Canada

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#3 posted 03-08-2012 03:02 PM

beech. it is tough and looks good too

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