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Dovetails on the Ugly Moxon

After spending more time than I’m proud of getting the layout for dovetails correct, and the further embarrassing amount of time spent scratching my head, spinning boards around trying to figure out which side was up, I’m putting the Ugly … Continue reading

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Moxon Vise, completed

I decided I couldn’t wait overnight, and assembled the vise this evening. I did take the precaution of attaching it to my bench using F-clamps rather than using holdfasts on the the rear brace – that can wait until tomorrow … Continue reading

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Moxon Vise Work, Sunday morning

Just waiting on the glue to dry now. I had to make a decision about the rear brace. Both Benchcrafted and Chris Schwarz offer designs with a rear brace shorter than the overall vise. I’ve wondered though whether it wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Moxon Vise Work, Saturday evening

Day got away from me, but I did get a little more work done. Got the mortises chopped out to hold the nuts. Tomorrow I’ll level out the two faces a bit, and attach the back strip. I believe I’ll … Continue reading

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Moxon Vise Work, Saturday morning

Got started on the vise this morning. Breaking now, as it’s time to head to my favorite watering hole and hold court with friends over pints and burgers. This may not work. This split wants to take half the face … Continue reading

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Moxon Vise Prep

I’m planning on building a Moxon Vise. Going to use hardware from Benchcrafted, and a salvaged roof rafter from a neighbor’s house. I should say that I *hope* to use the roof rafter. It’s in rough shape. It’s also around … Continue reading

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