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269459 Michael Suwczinsky <nicknaylo@g...> 2019‑11‑26 Re: Another vise rehab
The most interesting, and surprisingly topical due to Kirk's post
about his vise rehab, was a vise.  I got vises, so many vises,
that I really do not need anymore.  But this one called to me.
Check it out...

http://ga
lootopedia.com/old-tools_wiki/images/b/b9/Vise1.jpg

Yeah, that one would have been begging me to take it home as well.

Nice Get!

Michael-Also with WAY too many vises in the shop


On Mon, Nov 25, 2019 at 6:28 PM Darrell & Kathy 
wrote:

> Galoots
>
> I was at the Tool Group of Canada meeting on Saturday.
> There are always some dealers in the hall, usually they have
> some cool stuff that I want but don't need.  Saturday was no
> exception to this rule.
>
> I picked up a couple of Scoo-Zon file handles for way less than
> retail.  One of them looks like it was never used, the wood is
> still clean.  I also acquired a 1/2 inch incannel Marples gouge.
> This will be used in a shrink-box class.  I won't worry about
> people hitting this chisel with a mallet, not like I would worry
> about my I&H Sorby paring gouges.
>
> The most interesting, and surprisingly topical due to Kirk's post
> about his vise rehab, was a vise.  I got vises, so many vises,
> that I really do not need anymore.  But this one called to me.
> Check it out...
>
> It's a portable vise, oriented differently from the run-of-the-mill
> clamp-on style of vise (which I got too many of already).
> First thing I did was cut some jaw liners and screw them on.
>
> > http:
//galootopedia.com/old-tools_wiki/images/b/b9/Vise1.jpg
>
> This thing is a quick-release style vise!  The little (brazed repair)
> lever here disengages a pawl from the toothed bar and allows
> you to slide the vise open.  The pawl also allows the vise to be
> slipped closed.
>
> > http:
//galootopedia.com/old-tools_wiki/images/4/4a/Vise2.jpg
>
>
> The only identifying mark is this "No. 800" on the handle.
> The handle has left-hand threads that engage the vise body
> and right hand threads that engage the end of the ratchet
> bar.  This allows a few turns of the handle in either direction
> to loosen or tighten the vise once you slip the sliding jaw
> up against the work.
>
> > http:
//galootopedia.com/old-tools_wiki/images/7/77/Vise3.jpg
>
> I think I am gonna like this wee vise for spoon carving.
> Does anyone know who made it?  I spent some time
> digging around DATAMP but did not find it.
>
> --
> Darrell LaRue
> Oakville ON
> Wood Hoarder, Blade Sharpener, and Occasional Tool User
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