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Utilitarian Moxon vise. *PIC*

Virgil Johnson
This is my version of a Moxon vise built from maple. As far as shop fixtures go this is "polished" by my standards. The screws are hardware store variety 1/2-13 all thread rod fitted with shop made wood handles. The screw assembly consists of a nut welded to the all thread rod and recessed into the round knob. The vise has a capacity of 20" on the width which came in handy recently for laying out a dovetail on top of a 40" tall side panel of a chest I'm building. I built it in 2014 according to the date on it.

The nuts are simply recessed into a hexagon chiseled into the back jaw and epoxied in place.

The square portion of the knob holds the threaded rod and serves as a thrust washer and a means to secure it to the knob. Wood knobs work well for me as I notice I tend to bump them with the layout knife and dovetail saw. (no damage to the tools)

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Utilitarian Moxon vise. *PIC*
It dawned on me.....
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Clamps unnecessary,and, the last straw!
I am bewildered by some of your repsonses
It must be tough being.....
Roger says, "lets see your Moxon already."
What you all have been waiting for- Moxy Vice *PIC*
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Workmate jaws - home made I assume
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Funny.......
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I'm thinking....to no conclusion
I've never seen it done
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Be Still
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Sure
Life goes on. *NM*
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answer?
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The measure of success
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How one gets over it...
there is nothing to get over
What does "unnecessary" mean *PIC*
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Maybe clamps are necessary
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Looking good .. working great! :) *NM*
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