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Tom Latanés Small Bench Vise Prototype

A Pictorial Tour of the Process Used During the Vise-Making Classes that Tom teaches


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Tom's Sketch of the Vise for the Workshop


Three Views of the Completed Project, Showing Various Decorative Details

Construction Details:

The Front and Rear Jaws



The Heavy Forging of the Jaws is Done


The Side Plates and Tooling


Worm fitted to Salvaged Screw then brazed into Tube of Screw Box. Swaged Eye brazed to Screw.


Pivot Pin and Thrust washer


Screw, Screw Box and Handle Assembly


Movable Jaw with Completed Pivot Pin Assembly and 2 choices for Springs


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July 20 2017