Making Sense Of Vises
Making sense of vises is article about Hand Tools bookmarked by douglas with ID 1346676926 was uploaded on 07-04-2019 and has been viewed 300,457 times.
Synopsis: The next best thing to an extra set of hands is a great pair of vises.Equipped with a good front vise and end vise, a workbench can meet all of a woodworker's basic needs for holding work firmly and within reach.
Contributing editor Garrett Hack covers all you need to know about vises, whether you want to hold work vertically for sawing dovetails or planing end grain, hold wide workpieces or secure long boards on edge, steady a wide panel, hold work flat on the table, or handle awkward shapes.
In addition, he gives the lowdown on each type of front vise (cast iron, wooden jawed, arm, and patternmaker's) and end vise (cast iron, tail, full width, and twin screw)...