Multipurpose Auxiliary Vise
Raise your work to a new level. Made with traditional details and materials, this handy vise is a rugged companion to your workbench.
A heavy-duty workbench sits at the center of most workshops, and part of what makes it so capable is that it serves as a platform for accessories such as this auxiliary vise. This isn’t your standard vise, however. First, the vise raises a workpiece to a more comfortable level, whether you’re sitting or standing. Second, the smaller jaws offer greater access to a workpiece and are less likely to interfere with a tool. In addition, you can easily adjust the position of the vise without needing to release the workpiece. The vise rotates as well as extends beyond the edge of the bench. It’s anchored by a mounting bolt that fits into a bench dog hole so you can approach a workpiece from any angle.
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What You Get:
- 16 printable (digital) pages of step-by-step instructions
- Over 90 full-color photos and illustrations and exploded views
- Cutting diagram and materials list
- Full-size pattern for the curved parts
- Retail sources for project supplies
Note: After your purchase, you will receive an email containing a PDF attachment of your purchased plan, as well as instructions for logging in to download the plan and access any other associated files and videos, which will all be located on this page.
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The United States Customary System of Units (USCS or USC), more commonly referred to as the English or Imperial system, is the standard set of units for our plans. It uses inches and feet for measurement. This is the one you probably want if you are in the United States, and it is the one we have traditionally offered on this website.
The International System of Units (SI), more commonly referred to as the metric system, is the alternative set of units that we have available for some of our plans. It uses millimeters, centimeters, and meters for measurement. This is the one you probably want if you are outside the United States. These plans are provided by our business partner, Australian Woodsmith, and are based on the original Woodsmith plan. However, dimensions and other elements of the plan may vary between the metric and standard versions. Be sure to double-check the plan before building.