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Blog series by Woodknack updated 11-24-2014 05:41 AM 2 parts 4776 reads 24 comments total

Part 1: Roehl Leg Vise

11-13-2014 03:45 AM by Woodknack | 23 comments »

[update: better pics on my personal blog]http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/2014/11/unusual-early-20th-century-farm-leg-vise.html Posting this here so it doesn’t get buried in the workbench thread. While perusing Google Books I ran across an unusual leg vise arrangement on a Nicholson style bench in Farm Woodwork by Louis Michael Roehl, 1919. The leg vise has two angled braces rather than the usual pin bar. The angled braces, along with the screw, form a triangle that rides undernea...

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Part 2: Brace & Mayne Workbench & Vise

11-24-2014 05:41 AM by Woodknack | 1 comment »

This workbench is more primitive but carries the same angle brace leg vise mentioned in my previous blog post. Found in Farm Shop Work: Practical Manual Training, by George M. Brace and D. D. Mayne, 1915. http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/2014/11/another-farm-workbench-with-angle-brace.html

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