Allan shows hardware kit details in the video below. Diy vise for workbench video tutorial budget twin screw vise moxon vice. Yes, weve only been around since aught six, but the chrome handwheel is definitely vintage benchcrafted. Questions about moxon vise hardware popular woodworking. Although our vise isnt an exact copy of moxon s or roubos, the term moxon vise has been widely adopted to describe this type of vise. An inexpensive way to build a moxon vice benchmounted broad. Building a moxon vise with benchcrafted hardware the end vise that i have on my work bench is a leevalley twin screw which has about 15 34 inches between the two screws. I have the lee valley twin screw vise on my bench that has a capacity of around 25. Introducing the moxon vise guild build in the simplecove. Benchcrafted moxon vise hardware highland woodworking, benchcrafted moxon vise hardware. Watch the free diy video series 12 videos showing project details and all aspects of how to make the askwoodman extra capacity portable moxon vise design.
Diy woodworking vise affordable twin screw vise youtube. He covered it at his blog at popular woodworking magazine and later published an article in the magazine itself. I finished a poor mans version of a moxon twin screw vise, and thought others might want to see it make one. Build the basic vise without the cleat or batten, and simply hold the leg in a traditional movingblock tail vise. A short telecasting of our novel crisscross leg vise mechanism installed with vitamin a benchcrafted gliding leg vise. Although the benchcrafted moxon vise looks really nice, i figured i could work something out on my own.
If youve followed our work for any amount of time youve known that we dont like to sit still. Thanks to an attentive customer weve had to make a correction to the hi vise instructions. A simple unboxing of the benchcrafted leg vise hardware for a solo crisscross with machined wheel handle. It works great, i have had it over 10 years and on two different benches. Lake erie toolworks moxon vise assembly and use instructions. Benchcrafted moxon vise hardware highland woodworking. You may print a copy of these files for your own personal use. Woodworking pipe clamps woodworking tools for sale woodworking garage woodworking books woodworking workshop woodworking projects woodworking classes wood vise garage atelier. Alternatives to the benchcrafted moxon vise hardware. Based in cedar rapids, iowa, benchcrafted was founded in 2005 and has evolved into a company that produces some of the finest workbench hardware available anywhere. As on those vises, the mass of the cast iron hand wheels combined with the bench screws polished acme threads allow the hand wheels to spin freely, drawing the jaws together effortlessly for rapid, easy adjustment.
Cast iron mitt wheel provides momentum and accurate benchcrafted moxon designed tramp and machined indiana the usa. The handles are cast iron, fit nicely in your hand, and are easy to grip and. I made this simple but effective jig with scraps of particleboard and some wood. Texas heritage moxon vise kit benchcrafted moxon vise kit gramercy tools moxon vise kit. Im keeping my moxon pretty much in line with the benchcrafted instructions, although i did decide to make the front chop the same depth as the fixed jaw. The advantage of this method is instant height adjustability.
A fourth version is so simple benchcrafted didnt bother writing about it in the instructions. Joseph moxons doublescrew vise described in his 17th c. The vise took off and woodworkers started building moxon vises left and right. It does not move under the most rigorous woodworking activities. This vise might not have originally been intended for cutting dovetails, but boy is it great. Introducing the moxon vise guild build sean dec 26, 2016 in this video i briefly discuss the moxon vise guild build and the different moxon vise hardware kits. First off, here is a video of what im talking about. See more ideas about woodworking, woodworking jigs and woodworking projects. The benchcrafted range of hardware for benches is made in the usa and comes with a hard earned reputation for the highest quality. If you cut dovetails or other joints by hand, a moxon vise will completely change your experience with these tasks. We spend inordinate amounts of time editing our plans, but evidently not enough. It is called the moxon because it was first mentioned in the 17th century work. The benchcrafted moxon vise uses the same precision rolled acme screws as their tail vise and glide leg vise. Roubos screw press from plate 280 of lart du menuisier the benchcrafted moxon vise uses the same precision rolled acme screws as our tail vise and glide leg vise.
The split top roubo is constructed with massive components. It may be used in a variety of places and in a variety of different ways. A bench vise should not be a source for frustration, but rather, function as an integral element in the flow of your work, much like a finelytuned smoothing plane, allowing you to focus on the work itself. Instructions for the tail vise are provided via pdf document on the tail vise page. The bench makers package includes the detailed measured drawings for building the benchcrafted design split top roubo bench, plus the tail vise and glide leg vise as well as all necessary assembly hardware everything you need except the wood. The bench can be built shorter by simply decreasing the length of the legs. I went with 58 instead of the 34 offered by other companies for one reason, the total clamping capacity of my vise will be. A moxon style bench top vise seemed to offer great benefits. See more ideas about woodworking, woodworking bench and woodworking workbench.
Moxons ingenious bench vise popular woodworking magazine. Benchcrafted split top roubo bench plan workbench plans. Last year christopher schwarz resurrected joseph moxon s doublescrew vise described in moxon s 17th c. I made this moxon vise out of 2 pipe clamps, and a 30 metal bar cut in half. The benchcrafted moxon vise uses the same precision rolled acme screws as benchcrafted s famous tail vise and glide leg vise. The legs are 312 thick by 538 wide with the remaining base elements 3 thick and 4 thick. Additionally, the crisscross completely eliminates the. Please dont hesitate to contact us directly if you have any questions about the vise. Benchcrafted tail vise installation instructions pdf. Thank you for purchasing your acerferrous moxon vise kit. An introduction to speedy solutions in seo lesleeetheridg.
On page 4 we state that the crisscross arms reside in a mortise thats 78 deep. This consists of a front and rear vise jaw and two vise screws. As you will see, the benchcrafted vise isnt an exact copy of the moxon vise, but the term moxon vise has been widely adopted to describe this type of vise. This little bench tophelper will lend a hand at a moments notice. The split top roubo bench plan was inspired by the bench illustrated in plate 11 of andre roubos classic 17th century treatise on cabinetmaking, lart du menuisier0 the design has been enhanced to incorporate the advantages that the benchcrafted tail vise and glide leg vise provide. Copies, either digital or printed, may not be distributed to other persons. Designed in collaboration with furniture and plane maker ron brese, the benchcrafted shaker bench is capable of all typical furniture and cabinetmaking work holding tasks. This is something of a trade off the benchcraft plans call for a front jaw which underhangs the fixed jaw to help align the vise with the edge of the benchtop, so as to increase. The following instructions will aid in assembly and help to ensure your satisfaction. Using benchcrafted hardware i make a moxon vise for my workbench out of 84 soft maple. Roubos screw press from plate 280 of lart du menuisier the benchcrafted moxon vise uses the same precision rolled acme screws as our other vises. Its an ingenious portable vise that has been around for almost 400 years, yet it still generates controversy and questions whenever it is in the limelight. In this episode i turn a chunk of cheap blackwood into a moxon double screw vise using wooden screws which are tas oak. While i still have access to a fully equipped woodworking shop, i find it convenient to use the basement shop in.
Benchcrafted shaker bench plan this shakerstyle bench makes good use of the benchcrafted tail vise and glide leg vise while also providing excellent storage. Moxon, because my biggest vice is history part 1 over. The benchcrafted crisscross mechanism is an integral part of the glide. Last week, draftsman extraordinaire louis bois and i pored over the umpteenth iteration of the prints to make sure everything was accurate and clearly understandable. In its simplest form the moxon style vise is a double screw that tightens two jaws. Here it is on lee valley, and as you can see its very very expensive. We would like to show you a description here but the site wont allow us. No longer do you need to strain your back when cutting dovetails at the lower height of. The mass and free spinning action of the handwheel are provided with unencumbered movement over the vise s entire range by the crisscross, which completely supports the weight of the chop and glide components. Woodworking benchcrafted pdf free download amazon s3. Although theres something to be said for keeping things static, the traditional workholding philosophy, we. For added convenience, you can download them directly here. You supply the wood, we supply the plans, hardware and free video series.
Making a moxon vice that i can install easily in my workbench. Illustration by james provost i recently moved to a condo that has a small 180 square foot workshop in the basement. The bench can be made entirely from widely available 84 stock, plus a few feet of 44. The benchcrafted moxon vise mounts to any workbench, raising your workpiece to a comfortable, ergonomic position and holding it rock solid. The opening between the bars are 21 hopefully that is a good length. Almost every day i get some sort of question about the moxon vise, a doublescrew vise that i wrote about for the december 2010 issue of popular woodworking magazine. Of course, like most things in wood working, someone had already come up with the solution several centuries ago. For the cutlist, and plan and profile illustrations, download the pdf below. Shaker bench plans now available after almost a year, our shaker bench plans are finally ready. My version of the moxon vise general woodworking talk. Benchcrafted glide crisscross leg vise, tail vise fine tools. Joseph moxon wrote the first englishlanguage book on. This hardware kit includes a 1 brad point drill bit.208 1435 418 943 1311 396 1245 431 460 1074 94 96 585 242 388 106 1373 333 183 334 726 1259 1375 277 1113 302 541 331 1391 699 1355 633 860 687 100 404 225 314 323 606 1376 297 1426 232 443 945