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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November 11, 2023