Earlex Spray Station HV5500 - Save $40
Get a better finish without sacrificing portability. On Sale $299.99.
Save $10 on Fein 250 Q Start MultiMaster
This limited edition tool will become one of your favorites.
$70 Off RIKON 3-Speed Air Cleaner
Clear the air and make sure your shop is a safe shop.
Look up product instructions, videos and articles about your favorite tools using our Learning Center.
Join us on your favorite social network! Share your projects and learn from other woodworkers.
Please Note: This item can only be shipped ground to the 48 contiguous states. Some
items cannot be shipped via air due to being flammable, magnetic, contains batteries,
hazardous fumes or where contents are under pressure. Please use a physical address
not a PO Box during checkout.
of respondents would recommend this to a friend.
1 - 10
Back to top
Works great but...............
WoodRiver Deluxe Self Centering Pen and Bottle Stopper Drilling Vise
This is a good vice and is well-built. My only complaint is that it doesn't accommodate the Woodcraft acrylic bottle stopper blanks without a lot of "forcing". Make the blanks smaller or the vice jaws open farther. Other than that, nice product.
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Nice vise but hard to clamp to press.
Tom the turner
Very nice vise but is quite difficult to clamp to drill press. You need to bolt it down because there is no tabs for clamps.
Only one flaw
Steve the Rookie
I use the vise to drill holes in calligraphy pens for the nib insert and grips for swords used in reenactment events. It set up quickly and easily.
The only problem I found is that there is some side to side slipping, which is to be expected since the parts need to move freely. As long as this is taken into account the vice works great.
Does exactly what it says it will do!
I made my own clamp based on a video I saw on line and the bit always came out wrong at the bottom. Then used a screw clamp, it was a little wobbly.
This vice hit the spot the very first time.
My only complaint would be the same for most of these is the chip removal after use. I kept having to pull the wooden plate out, knocking it off and then pushing it back through and pushing the other side clear. Not sure how to design around that. The other two at WC seem to have the issue even worse.
Clamp it to my Shop Smith system in drill press mode. Centres blanks as advertised.
coeur dAlene id
Awesome, this is the one to get
Whether you are small production pen turner or just a hobbiest, you will find this tool a valuable addition to your shop. If you already have a manual screw type one, give it away.
Joe the Woodturner
Fort Worth, TX
At long last I can drill those pesky 7mm holes without the bit wandering off course! Align it once on the drill press table and use it. It is accurate and the results are completely repeatable. Like previous reviewers, I wish it would handle a larger blank.
Need to work with it.
Eagle Point, Or.
Give it a chance. It works very good once you get the hang of it.
1 - 10
Back to top
©2013 by Woodcraft Supply LLC