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Pattern Maker's Woodworking Vise


Pattern Maker's Woodworking Vise
Highland Item # 168042

Price : $299.99
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Pattern Maker's Woodworking Vise

Copied from the famous Emmert Pattern Maker's vise, this is the most versatile stock control device you've ever imagined. First, of course, it's a large, heavy and powerful cast iron bench vise. The patternmaker vise's unique mounting system makes it far more than that. Unlock a lever and the vise rotates 180° to reveal a pair of carver's jaws just 2" wide, which stand 2-1/8" above the flat jaws to hold small or oddly shaped objects above bench level. Rotate the vise just 90° and you have open vertical clamping for working on legs, panels, and other tall pieces. Loosen another lever, and the entire vise swings upward up to 90°, putting the jaws parallel to the benchtop or at any angle in between. Main jaws are 13-3/4" wide by 5" deep, with a maximum working opening of 13".

In any configuration, a crank on the front jaw can vary its alignment by up to 5° left or right, perfect for holding tapered legs or other stock. A 5-3/4" x 5" cast iron auxiliary jaw that mounts in the right side of the vise tilts 20° up or down, providing another option for holding tapered work. Pairs of spring-loaded dogs face each other across the main jaws; they set up to 2-1/4" high for 3- or 4-point control of virtually any shape. The owner's manual is startlingly clear and thorough, including a precise template for marking and mortising your bench to house the vise.

Vise includes complete mounting and operation instructions and 4 dogs. Weighs 60 lbs.

 

Additional Information

CLICK HERE to read Terry Chapman's blog entry about the Pattern Maker's Vise

CLICK HERE to download a PDF with Pattern Maker's Vise Installation Instructions

CLICK BELOW to watch a 13-minute video on how to install the Pattern Maker's Vise



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