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Unknown leg vise

by Matthew
posted 09-24-2018 03:37 PM

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#1 posted 09-24-2018 07:15 PM


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#2 posted 09-24-2018 07:21 PM

Love it. Don’t know anything about it, but love it.

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#3 posted 09-24-2018 07:44 PM

I’d bet that vise was once part of a book press.

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#4 posted 09-24-2018 11:50 PM

very nice

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#5 posted 09-28-2018 12:55 PM

I’ll second the book press notion. It sure looks like the top portion of one. Ya gotta love the wheel with four handles. It’ll make you wonder if you’re adjusting your vise or sealing off the Titanic’s Boiler Room…. LOL. GREAT VISE, and you can be sure all the visitors to your shop are gonna be jealous ! Not everyone has such a purdy vise.

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#6 posted 10-02-2018 09:04 PM

I d bet that vise was once part of a book press.

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I was in Boston a couple weeks ago and visited some museum and that does remind me of some printing press stuff I saw there!

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