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WoodRiver Small End Vise Slide

Item #144806
$64.99
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3.5

(5 reviews)

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Product Information:

Improve your current bench by adding a front vise or use this economical hardware to build a new bench from scratch. We're sure you'll find that the rugged castings and precision parts make these economically priced workbench vises a fantastic value. Handle not included.


  • 1" diameter x 14" length screw and 4" width x 15" length vise.

  • Not Included: Handle, Mounting Hardware


  • California Residents: Click here for Proposition 65 information.

     

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    3.6

    (based on 5 reviews)

    60%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Good power output (3)
    • Durable (2)

    Cons

    Best Uses

    • At home (2)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid do-it-yourselfer (3), Professional (2)
    • Primary Use:
    • Personal (3), Business (2)

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    3.0

    SMALL INSTRUCTIONS-SCALE? WE DON'T NEED NO SCALE

    By  Mr Joint

    from Eugene, OR

    About Me Professional

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Powerful

    Cons

    Best Uses

    • At Home
    • Contract Jobs
    • Minor Projects

    Comments about WoodRiver Small End Vise Slide :

    Install Instructions are just suggestions. There are 2 drawings, one is an exploded view. The other is an end view. Unfortunately no one bothered with scale, and I had to measure and convert to a correct dimentionable scale. Other than the 2 drawings, the install design is your problem. These vise hardware only designs are for ADVANCED WOODWORKERS ONLY. I would recommend this to PRO USERS ONLY.

    • Primary Use:
    • Business
     
    4.0

    A quality product for the price

    By  KAW

    from Herscher, IL

    About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

    Pros

    • Solid
    • Well built quality

    Cons

    Best Uses

    • At Home

    Comments about WoodRiver Small End Vise Slide :

    Comparing to the other reviews, I found that the fit of the slides had been fixed as well as the alignment of the screwholes. I agree with George, as it's an excellent size for my workbench also, which is 74 x 30. A cut sheet in the product description would be helpful, as well as a tentative drawing of the block structures to turn it into a completed tail/end vise in the shipped literature. However, we're woodworkers and should be able to figure that out.

    • Primary Use:
    • Personal
     
    4.0

    Pretty good value

    By  JJC

    from Des Moines, IA

    About Me Professional

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Good Grip
    • Powerful

    Cons

    Best Uses

    Comments about WoodRiver Small End Vise Slide :

    A little too much play in the slots that the plate slides along. It's not major, but could be refined. It leads to a minor bit of shiftiness in use. Could definitely use a more detailed cut sheet online and in the package to plan accordingly, plus to buy the right screws to accompany kit.

    • Primary Use:
    • Business
     
    3.0

    Serves its purpose

    By  George

    from U.S.A.

    About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

    Pros

    • Powerful
    • Relatively inexpensive

    Cons

    • Accuracy issues

    Best Uses

    Comments about WoodRiver Small End Vise Slide :

    I'm building a heavy workbench from scratch and wanted to have a solid tail vise. This slide is the shorter of the 2 that I see offered by Woodcraft, and it's the perfect size for my workbench It is, of course, made in China, but that is to be expected. My only complain is the the hole positions in the top and bottom plates are misaligned, and the manufacturer attempted to get around that flaw by forcing one of the bolts to conform, resulting in a bent bolt (unfortunately, the bend happens to be in the threaded part of the bolt). Luckily this did not hurt the threads in the top plate. To make the plates align perfectly, I had to grind one of the holes (the unthreaded hole) wider by around 4mm. It works, but if you're not prepared to do this, I would suggest you look elsewhere. The bolts are metric, with fine thread, so replacements are not that easy to find in a local hardware store.

    • Primary Use:
    • Personal
     
    4.0

    Easy to install - works great

    By  Hercules

    from Despatch, South Africa

    About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Pactical

    Cons

    Best Uses

    • In The Shop

    Comments about WoodRiver Small End Vise Slide :

    I use it exclusively to fix boards on my bench for hand planing. Example dimensions on the product sheet would be nice

    • Primary Use:
    • Personal

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