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Fred has the correct approach. Install both wooden jaw faces. Close the vise, but just so that the closest points on both faces just touches. You don't want to clamp enough to skew the face closed, just get them close. Take a compass and scribe the outer jaw to the inner jaw, then remove the outer jaw and sand or plane to the line (planning I think would be quicker/easier), and re-install. This would also be faster than trying to properly shim the wooden face to the plate.

Edit : If you don't have a compass or scribing isn't working out for you, you could measure the gap, then remove that much at the opposite end, tapering it obviously.
 
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