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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