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Forum topic by Kennethjg posted 09-30-2018 03:22 PM 528 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Kennethjg

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09-30-2018 03:22 PM

Topic tags/keywords: workbench tail vise benchcrafted roubo bench roubo workbench

Does anyone have experience with the install of a Benchcrafted Tail Vise?
I could use some tips before I start building the bench.
Mainly the question I had is with bolting on the end cap on. Has anyone done it another way? I was thinking of draw-boring it on.

-- It ain't custom unless you fucked it up.


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#1 posted 10-13-2018 08:02 AM

Jameel made them for new construction, or to use for retrofit, so build design is flexible.

This page has quite a bit of info, FAQs, and installation guide

Personally I would install it just like Jameel instructs you too, he designed it, and I know they work well installed that way. While I don’t own one of his tail vises, I’ve seen several in use, and they are fabulous. I don’t think many who have seen them work will argue with their design. Most would argue with the price to attain, if they had an argument at all.

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#2 posted 10-13-2018 01:18 PM

Thanks Steven, you’re right. I decided a few days ago to just do it like the instructions say, so I went ahead and ordered the end cap bolts. I figured there must be a good reason.

-- It ain't custom unless you fucked it up.

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