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Category: Tools

Benchcrafted Moxon Vise

Posted on November 1st, by Andy Brownell in Around the shop, Tools. No Comments

I recently completed a specialty vise assembly using Benchcrafted’s Moxon vise kit. Here is a picture of the finished project along with a link to a nice write-up by Jameel Abraham on the Benchcrafted Blog.

Coming out of the Woodworking in America conference, I was determined to improve my current bench’s work holding capacity. The Moxon vise, re-introduced by Benchcrafted, is a truly outstanding, yet simple piece of engineering. I highly recommend it to anyone looking to make an easy upgrade.

These can be configured in a bunch of different ways. Points of attachment, overall dimensions and additional work surfaces, to name a … Read More »

Woodworking in America 2011

Posted on October 4th, by Andy Brownell in Gorilla Glue, Projects, Tools. No Comments

WIA 2011 was a great event this year. Thanks again for all of the support and opportunity from my friends at Gorilla Glue! The trade in for tough program really went over well this year with at least 250 bottles of old or competitive product for a new bottle of the Gorilla Glue PVA Wood Glue.

This year’s focus was on promoting a cabinet joinery challenge. The goal was to get people to follow some basic dimensions and challenge oneself on a variety of different types of joinery. I featured my curly cherry medicine cabinet, and a set of two office … Read More »