Need a good source for bench vises for High School Shop

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Forum topic by jdwyk posted 05-19-2009 04:57 PM 962 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-19-2009 04:57 PM

I need some good vises for my high school shop class. I currently have the Jorgensen quick release vises 10” face. Budget is an issue. Any thoughts? Any links?

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#1 posted 05-19-2009 05:02 PM

I like quality tools but with a tight budget you might look at Harbor Freight or E bay also woodcraft has discounts for schools.

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#2 posted 05-19-2009 05:23 PM….......they are selling old used school equipment from schools that have closed their wood programs. You might be able to pick up something from them.

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#3 posted 05-19-2009 05:34 PM


Don’t forget, begging always works too. Hit the BIG companies & supply companies (ie. Woodcraft, Rockler, and HF) with your school tax ID (or equivilant info) read and you might get some gifted to you. Worth a try. Call and to whoever is in charge of public relations. Have a good sob story ready!


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