LumberJocks

Vise for small items

  • Advertise with us
Project by Joel Shappell posted 08-15-2014 04:00 PM 5496 views 6 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Vise for small items
Vise for small items No picture No picture No picture No picture No picture
Zoom Pictures

Found the plans for this in Shopnotes. It’s a great add on for my Roubo Workbench in holding those small pieces. Red Oak, Acme screw. I can’t say enough about how useful this thing is. The jaws of the vise can be made custom to fit your piece, such as a groove to hold circular stock or made from cork or leather to keep your work from being scratched.

-- https://www.instagram.com/joel.shappell/





4 comments so far

View stefang's profile

stefang

17039 posts in 4138 days


#1 posted 08-15-2014 04:12 PM

Very nice work again Joel.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

View Don Broussard's profile

Don Broussard

3921 posts in 3055 days


#2 posted 08-15-2014 06:17 PM

Construction looks really sharp, Joel. How is the vise held on the workbench? What are some of the physical dimensions?

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

View Joel Shappell's profile

Joel Shappell

95 posts in 2881 days


#3 posted 08-15-2014 06:22 PM

Hi Don. Here is the link from Shopnotes on this design.

http://www.shopnotes.com/issues/120/sources/our-best-bench-vise-ever/

Holding it to my bench is a very large bolt that fits right into one of the dog holes. Easily added or removed to the bench.

-- https://www.instagram.com/joel.shappell/

View Northwest29's profile

Northwest29

1702 posts in 3294 days


#4 posted 08-15-2014 09:41 PM

Very nicely done – looks really great! This is another project on ‘bucket’ list. Thanks for sharing your work.

-- Ron, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com