Moxon for Kenn

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Project by kenn posted 05-09-2012 05:35 AM 2812 views 8 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve joined the Moxon craze! I used hard maple and the Benchcrafted hardware. It was a little low when I was trying it out so I added another piece of wood to the bottom that doubles as a cleat for my holdfast to grab onto. I baked the hardware with linseed oil (not the same as Boiled Linseed Oil, and it smells nasty). If you try that, keep it off of the screw threads. The lambs tongue turned out well and gives it a nice look in addition to providing saw clearance when cutting half blind dovetails. The movable jaw is lined with suede that came from Benchcrafted, nice touch. I am pleased with it and am ready to get dovetailing! Thanks for looking.

-- Every cloud has a silver lining

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#1 posted 05-09-2012 07:34 AM

Wow that is nice! Very cool.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 05-09-2012 12:18 PM

Cool upgrade, and very nicely done.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#3 posted 05-09-2012 04:51 PM

Love it I need one ,cool upgrade, and very nicely done.

-- Nimkee** Joe

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#4 posted 05-09-2012 11:49 PM

Now That’s A Vice!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#5 posted 05-10-2012 12:24 AM

Beautiful job on the lambs tongue!

-- Al,Midwest -To thine own self be true

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#6 posted 05-10-2012 05:05 AM

i should have mentioned that I left 25” between the screws, it’s got plenty of room. I’ve got a turning project to complete then this Moxon will be going to work. Thanks for looking and commenting.

-- Every cloud has a silver lining

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#7 posted 04-09-2013 01:36 PM

Wauuu, Kenn.
Ii is a beauty.
So crisp!
Now I really want one of these.
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect.

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