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Benchcrafted Tail Vise
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Benchcrafted Tail Vise

Price : Starting at $295.00

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Benchcrafted Tail Vise

The Benchcrafted Tail Vise is the original flagship of the award-winning Benchcrafted line of workbench hardware. Besides being extremely robust with absolutely precise machining, this vise's real claim to fame lies in its incredibly smooth and effortless operation. Apply a modest spin to the handle and marvel as the vise action first accelerates and then slowly coasts to a stop. This is the way every tool should feel in response to a craftsman's touch.

The Benchcrafted Tail Vise was first conceived to meet the needs of a Roubo-style workbench with a top at least 4" thick, though it can also be installed on thinner benchtops and can be retrofitted to an existing bench.

Handwheel

Benchcrafted offers two options for the handwheel of the Tail Vise. Both are completely designed and manufactured in the USA.

  • Machined — This handwheel is fully machined and features an Dymondwood knob.
  • Cast — This handwheel has s retro rough-cast look and features a Beech knob.

Specifications
  • 5" dia. cast-iron hand wheel provides momentum and precise control. Designed, cast and machined in the USA
  • Rolled carbon-steel acme-threaded 1-1/4" dia. screw with 4 tpi pitch strikes a balance between rapid movement & controlled gradual clamping pressure
  • 1" thick acme nut milled from solid billet of cold rolled steel
  • Reversible sliding plate for both right-hand or left-hand bench installations
  • 3/8" thick cold-rolled steel flange, black finished
  • Cold-rolled steel guide rails support the robust sliding plate assembly, which runs in precisely milled grooves
  • Turned wood handle
  • Suede leather jaw liner
  • Includes everything you need to install the vise, except wood
  • All components desiged and made in the USA


Additional Information

Tail Vise installation instructions.

Notice to residents of California: Please read our Proposition 65 warning.

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