A device for holding material securely whilst being cut, filed or machined in some way.
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Blacksmith's Leg Vice
Note the long leg that gives added support and transfers some of the forces into the floor.
A workshop tool, firmly mounted at a convenient height for holding and gripping material while working on it.
Swivel Base Vice
A mechanics style vice that has a base that can be swiveled to allow for different working positions.
A vice designed for holding work at a double or compound angle.
Vice Jaw Caps
Parts that fit over the steel jaws of a vice to protect the work. Often copper, aluminium, plywood or timber.
Vice Jaw Inserts
Replaceable hardened steel inserts for vice jaws.
A vice that is built into a carpenter or joiner′s bench. Optimised for holding timber.
See also: Bench Vice.
Subjects: Mechanical Engineering