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Forum topic by dwicked posted 10-28-2018 06:00 PM 314 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-28-2018 06:00 PM

okay looking for advice I built a split top roubo style bench with a laminated top just Douglas fir nothing too special I’m using a Sheldon quick release as an end vise how thick should my Walnut Jaws be in your opinion and should I just keep the jars going the full width of the bench or just the half of the split top that resides on what’s worked for other people

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#1 posted 10-28-2018 06:44 PM

I have a roubo style bench with a wheel vise. If going with an end vise, I would use half of the end, or have two separate vises – one on each half

-- Rich Gig Harbor, WA

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#2 posted 10-29-2018 03:05 AM

Thanks Ritch that was one of my many thoughts

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