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Passion for what we do, curiosity to explore new concepts, and a belief that there is always a solution—these drive us to a creative and innovative course of action. Dave Bolt, Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering with a concentration in Architectural Design from East Central Oklahoma University before launching into a career that envelops the range of architectural woodwork including shop production, engineering, purchasing, project management, and installation.

Christie Kehl, Project Manager, a graduate of Eastern Illinois University and the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, worked as a design project coordinator prior to joining Hollywood Woodwork in 2006. Usually, the width of the jaws is used to describe the vise – Rockler’s 7” Quick Release Vise has 7” wide jaws, for example. In cases where there are links to other sites, Canadian Woodworking recommends that you review their organization’s privacy policy, as once you have left our site you become subject to the privacy and security policies of the new site.

With the OZ-Vice as your general purpose woodworkers bench vise you will be able to perform a wide range of jobs on a wide range of materials without having to have a large range of speciality vices on hand all the time. Four holes through the apron (two bars, one buttress thread and the quick realease operating bar) and the front jaw is ther rehung and that just leaves you with a beech or similar jaw lining to make, the top of which should probably be level with the worktop).

Lovely little Vintage Lincoln LV6 woodworking vice which is pretty much identical in size to the Record No50 vice. He serves as a member of the Board of Directors and on the Marketing and Finance Committees for the Architectural Woodwork Institute. Woodworker’s vises are designed to be attached to the underside of the front of a woodworking bench. Chris is a contributing editor to Popular Woodworking Magazine and the publisher at Lost Art Press. Purchasing the hardware only allows you to build other Moxon-style vises with different configurations.

While I support your freedom to choose, I also don’t want to spend two weeks installing complex tail-vise hardware on your bench when we could be building furniture instead. Robust, close grain cast iron woodworking bench vice fitted with quick release mechanism to allow jaw to slide freely along the buttress thread screw. Mine arrived via USPS very well packed and had none of the quality issues mentioned in other reviews.

In 2010, woodworking author Christopher Schwarz built a version of Joseph Moxon’s double-screw vise described in his 17th c. book “The Art of Joinery.” Shortly thereafter his vise appeared in the December 2010 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine and many woodworkers found the vise to be quite useful for dovetailing and other close work. A woodworking vice manufactured from close grain grey cast iron with a steel mainscrew for a long and trouble-free working life.

Parkinson was a vice maker until the late 1930s (I’ve been told) and they are supposed to have invented the quick acting release mechanism found on modern Records and Paramos. OZ-Vice is a good quality quick release vice with a comprehensive range of attachments and adapters to fulfil the needs of many jobs you encounter. When I make a DIY garage workbench, I focus on making the woodworking vises move sweetly, the benchtop flat and the joinery stout as heck. Most woodworkers will find a face vise invaluable; almost as many would quickly learn to love the advantages of a tail vise if they don’t already.vice woodwork

I have for sale a Record vice 52 1/2 easy release, it’s in very good condition the only thing that I have done is lightly cleaned it and a touch of spray oil, one of the better ones on eBay. Roarockit sponsors deck building workshops around the U.S. and Canada and has introduced woodworking to a lot of young people. As CEO of Hollywood Woodwork since 1974, he has navigated the company from a small local shop to a recognized provider of fine architectural woodwork nationally and throughout the Caribbean.

Shop Woodcraft?s Vises for all your woodworking vises, including bench vises, a carving vise or even a wood vise. With its quick release vice head (moving end), its easy to adjust for varying sized jobs. Some, including Rockler bench vises, have a quick release mechanism that makes it easy to switch among a variety of clamping widths. Here, in my opinion, are the most common missteps woodworkers make when they build their first workbench.

He joined Hollywood Woodwork in 2010, overseeing Finance & Accounting, Risk Management, Human Resources, and Information Technology. Since joining Hollywood Woodwork in 2004, he has focused on incorporating his extensive knowledge to develop the systems and processes to produce extremely thorough and accurate proposals. Soon after the article appeared we received numerous requests for hardware to make a vise similar to Schwarz’s version, but without having to buy a tapping kit and deal with the frustration that many have experienced with these kits. Canadian Woodworking reserves the right to make changes to this policy at any time.

With some basic woodworking skills under my belt I developed a clamping press for laminating several layers of hardwood veneer and 1/8 in. plywood into a sturdy longboard skateboard deck. Fine Woodworking reviewed the Thin Air Press in 2004 for its use in furniture veneering. He spent 10 years as Director of Field Operations and then Vice President of Projects for a nationally recognized provider of architectural millwork before coming to Hollywood Woodwork in 2010. Just starting to amass my woodworking tools as a beginner diyer, and it was a great addition as my first bench clamp.

All UK Mainland orders are Delivered Free of Charge except for some Offshore and Highland locations. Here are some other considerations to make vice installation easier and vice operation more effective. The Rockler Quick Release End Vise, along with a set of Rockler Bench Dogs , will let you do just that. The sturdy engineer’s vise is essential for anyone who works with metal – which includes almost every woodworker, by the way, when it comes to sharpening, and dealing with all sorts of hardware and other components.vice woodwork

For those new to skateboarding, the shocking part of this project comes when it’s time to purchase the hardware to turn your deck into a full-fledged skateboard. She has been active in the Architectural Woodwork Institute for 20 years, including serving on the Board of Directors and the Insurance and Safety Committee. Over the last decade I’ve met several people like me who enjoy woodworking and making custom skateboard decks.

He served ten years on the board of the Tropical Forest Foundation and served as National President of the Architectural Woodwork Institute in 1994-1995. Free standard delivery (2-3 day service) is available on UK mainland orders over £50 net (excludes Highlands & Islands). Yves DesMarais, Chairman & CEO, moved from Quebec, Canada in 1969 to start Hollywood Woodwork with his family.

David Devivo, Vice President, Director of Field Operations, has been involved in installation for 23 of his 34 years in the industry. But the most useful type of end vise is arguably one that’s set up like a front vise, with the same screw-and-two-rods design, like the Rockler Quick Release 12” End Vise pictured on the left. Even though many woodworkers would rate a bench vise as an indispensable tool, it’s an easy one to put off buying. Setting one wheel for the workpiece thickness, the opposite wheel is massive enough to literally push the jaw to the workpiece and hold it there solidly with only a quick spin of the wheel.

In truth, we suspect that most woodworkers need the type of clamping arrangement a front vise was designed for more often. Hybrid face vises combining wooden and metal elements are sold, and many woodworkers who elect to make their own benches fabricate matching vises, often using a mix of off-the-shelf metal drive elements with shop-made wooden jaws and attaching points such as blocking and guides.

Dave Bolt, Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering with a concentration in Architectural Design from East Central Oklahoma University before launching into a career that envelops the range of architectural woodwork including shop production, engineering, purchasing, project management, and installation.

Christie Kehl, Project Manager, a graduate of Eastern Illinois University and the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, worked as a design project coordinator prior to joining Hollywood Woodwork in 2006. Usually, the width of the jaws is used to describe the vise – Rockler’s 7” Quick Release Vise has 7” wide jaws, for example. In cases where there are links to other sites, Canadian Woodworking recommends that you review their organization’s privacy policy, as once you have left our site you become subject to the privacy and security policies of the new site.