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Posted on Workbenches - Tail Vise - Why is the End Jaw sticking out?

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Francisco Luna

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#1 posted 05-27-2009 12:36 AM

Good point.
I would say, it is either for aesthetic reasons -the proportion between the front rail length and the vise face piece- OR to give the right “room” to the screw length, commercially available.

This pictures belw ilustrate my second theory.

-- Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain" Frank Lloyd Wright

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