Vise rehab

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Blog series by bandit571 updated 12-28-2018 05:32 PM 2 parts 1487 reads 3 comments total

Part 1: Start up

12-28-2018 04:53 PM by bandit571 | 1 comment »

Ok, back in 2015, I picked a vise up at a Tractor Fest…..And got it installed on the end of my bench..where I do most of my work…. And was informed this couldn’t be an end vise…hasn’t a place for a dog to go…so.. A chunk was added to the moving jaw…and a few dog holes drilled. Well, after 3 years of use, and abuse… The pine was getting a beat beat up….end cap of the bench was looking beat up….I had a couple chunks of Ash&#...

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Part 2: The other jaw done

12-28-2018 05:32 PM by bandit571 | 2 comments »

Finally got a day to finish the vise rehab…had to tear out the old. First, the moving part was removed… And set aside…which left this.. Layer of Pine. I had chopped out a place for the vise to sit behind….screws holding it in place were all buggered up..Chisel to split off the “veneer”, and a pair of Visegrips to remove the screws…right into a trashcan. Was able to remove the two lags from under the vise…and set them aside…with ...

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