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Forum topic by TopamaxSurvivor posted 12-02-2012 06:36 PM 920 views 0 times favorited 12 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-02-2012 06:36 PM

Topic tags/keywords: vise of your dreams

This was on Schwarz Blog this morning. Seems so simple ;-) http://www.theenglishwoodworker.com/shop/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=65_71&products_id=264&zenid=baf169p1k24f4hnq5uc1s9l0n5

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence


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#1 posted 12-02-2012 07:09 PM

So, it’s a twin screw vise installed vertically?

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#2 posted 12-02-2012 07:22 PM

Looks like a well fit rod to me.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#3 posted 12-02-2012 07:41 PM

You are right, Topamax. I looked again carefully and it is a well fit rod. Nice idea. The only drawback is that pinned vise (or twin screw for that matter) allow some slop on purpose to clamp out of square items.

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#4 posted 12-02-2012 10:25 PM

I had to do a double take on it too :-))

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#5 posted 12-03-2012 02:08 AM

Ah dag namit! I got all excited ‘cause I thoughts we wuz talkin’ ‘bout our own “vices”, NOT “vises.”

;-)

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#6 posted 12-03-2012 02:12 AM

Vises are vices to some on here ;-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#7 posted 12-03-2012 11:00 AM

Bob! whit ye doing boy, promoting that “English stuff” I thought you were still at war with em boys? ;)

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#8 posted 12-03-2012 03:30 PM

To actually be on-topic this time, shouldn’t a vise like this have a protective pin in order to protect the wooden screw itself? I know that my Veritas twin screw vise recommends these pins (even though I chose to not include them because the screws are steel). Just wondering why this is not even mentioned…

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#9 posted 12-03-2012 04:53 PM

Anything that will hold a piece of English Yew without marking it.

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#10 posted 12-03-2012 05:00 PM

A pattern makers vise would float my boat. I like the
versatility of them and the holding strength they
produce.

Does anyone have the Tilt Adjustment Mechanism
for an Emmerts Pattern Makers vise? I know they’re
on ebay, I was wondering if someone has one and wants
to get rid of it.

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#11 posted 12-03-2012 11:27 PM

Thanks for the spelling lesson Mike. I just went back and changed “vice” to “vise” about 500 times in my three project posts and their associated blogs , videos and sketchups detailing my V8 Bench concept.
The annoying thing is that I immediately knew you were right….. I knew better!

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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#12 posted 12-04-2012 12:13 AM

Vises are vices to some on here ;-)) I certainly wasn’t talking about spelling!

David, No, I’m not at war with the English. We beat them twice, then came to save them once ;-)

Mike, I have always wondered why there isn’t something to protect the wooden screw threads, but I have never seen one that had any protection.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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