Classic woodworkers bench with tail vise

Traditional woodworker's bench, Burr Oak with Padouk tail vise, 2007.  The Burr Oak was felled, milled, and dried on our property.



Store-bought Jorgensen face vise.



African Padouk Tail vise with shop-built internal hardware



Shop-built 7/8-inch aluminum bench dogs with spring-loaded friction buttons.



Part of shop-built hardware for tail vise.  That's a modified plumbing "T".  It turns an internal 1-inch acme threaded rod to move the vise.

For details on the construction of the vice, click here.

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