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Massey No. 17 vise

09-30-2016 11:34 PM by gawthrrw | 8 comments »

I have been searching for a tail vise to use on my upcoming roubo bench. After reading Chris S second workbench book I was interested in the tail vise he used on the solid cherry top bench. It was a quick release vise with a lever instead of a turn screw. Here is a picture; After some searching around the internet I found this and bought it. As you can see, it was a little beat up and rusty. I could just make out Massey no. 17 on the face. Doing a bit of research I found that this is a pretty old vise and apparently not a common one. It was hard to find any in depth information about it so if anyone has any I would be obliged. After getting it shipped to me I was happy that everythi...

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  • RAS Cabinet - 09-16-2011 10:59 AM | 6 comments

    Ok, so this is my first post of any kind with pictures. I hope it comes out right lol. So i just ...

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