This powerful vise is perfect for custom workbenches. A quick-release mechanism engages with a 1/4 turn of the handle, letting you make major adjustments almost instantaneously. Two 3/4" dia. solid steel guide rods provide absolute resistance to racking, while an extra-wide 9" wide handle-plate delivers maximum stability to handle any project. Includes a solid hardwood handle. Wooden jaw plate not included.
- 3/4" diameter guide rods keep jaws parallel, even when clamping narrow objects on one side of the vise.
- Handle plate arrives pre-drilled and ready to accept wooden jaws (not included).
- Mounts easily with 1/4" lag bolts (not included).
- 8-3/4" overall travel before adding wooden jaw.
- 6" on-center guide rods.
- Includes hardwood handle.
- Mounting hardware (1/4" lag bolts) not included.
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Use slots to install 2X8 Fir FacesPosted August 9, 2014
Do not attempt to drill holes for the 3/4" pipes. Do not lose the quick release feature. Mount the cast metal base with 1/4" lag screws Hex head
My workbench is 30" wide. Thus my back face is 30" wide using 2X8 Fir. The front face is 18" and the sides were cut at 45 degrees. All in all a very fine vise. It was so easy after trying to drill holes. Do not try that. Using 2X8 faces was possible via slots the pipes.
The slots are the to the pipes has no effect on the exact depth to allow fave and bench top mated. 2X8 is the best size for wood vise. The proud to the pipes has no effect on the vise performance.
stop whining peoplePosted April 26, 2014
1/4" lag bolts to attach to table
1/4" ID/ 3/4" OD washers on the lag bolts (the mounting holes are conical and it was hard for me to get the lag bolt all the way in with my socket wrenches)
#14 screws to attach front vise plate to clamping wood
I built this bench for my...Posted February 6, 2012