Installing the veritas twin screw vise. As a bare minimum at least read through the instructions before you start being creative.
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Veritas twin screw vise instructions. I did find the instructions calling for a 2 degree taper on the outer jaw to not work for me. An end cap drilled for the vise nuts and fixing bolts plus the vise jaw itself. The two vise screws nuts chain cover wooden handles and all installation hardware are included with complete mounting instructions.
From the chain the center to center screw distance is. A 1 12 bit is needed to drill four holes excellent value in a powerful vise. So even though it required a little more up front work than a fully made vise like a jorgensen or the various pattern makers vises it didnt require mortising and fitting which i thought might not work on my thin top anyway but required only a place to attach the rear jaw.
Slip two ends of. The instructions that come with it are very thorough. It operates from either side and a spring loaded lock pin disengages the chain for controlled skewing to equalize pressure on slightly out of square work.
Put figure eight shaped side piece on. The vise is an easy retrofit to an existing bench requiring only the addition of two pieces. This front vise mounts easily to the underside of a workbench.
To build the vise you will require two hardwood jaws. By drilling holes in the wrong place and at an angle. By using warped wood with the intention of straightening it out with bolts screws and brute force later.
This vises chain drive system ensures that the jaws stay parallel eliminating the racking common in other vises. Bear in mind that when a complete link is removed. The vise accommodates vise screw centers up to 430 mm 16 78 inch the two vise screws.
Veritas twin screw vise quick release front vise quick release sliding tail vise inset vise. The two easiest ways to screw up are. The body is ductile iron with zinc alloy endplates steel shafts and guide rods and a maple handle.
Cast iron steel and brass components chain drive ensures parallelism and eliminates racking common in other vises use either handle to operate spring loaded lock pin disengages chain for controlled jaw skewing needed to equalize pressure on out of square work rows of dog holes in bench top and side skirts give clamping capacity equal. Mounting instructions and hardware included.
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