Benchcrafted Moxon Vise Hardware – Moxon Vise Hardware Kit is designed to clamp to any workbench. The Moxon Vise is extremely fast and easy to use. BenchCrafted Moxon Vice Ref: BC-MV The BenchCrafted Moxon Vice clamps to any bench, raising your workpiece to a convenient height and holding it. Perhaps I should be the last person to buy a Moxon-style vise kit from Benchcrafted. After all, I’ve built six of these highly functional vises for.

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Mitch Wilson November 13, The chamfer allows benccrafted to get your saw in closer and get a couple more strokes without having to adjust the drawer front or remove it from the vise. Western Canada Stores Victoria Limited quantities. This incredible little book is part forgotten history and part how-to. The 2nd Israeli Woodworking extravaganza in the Galilee — part 3: Dean November 12, K Anderson November 12, They make three vises, and all of them are percent crazy over-the-top winners.

Cutting dovetails is my business, and as much as I love tinkering with tools I would rather just get to work working wood and not the tools themselves. The wooden jaws are made of beech and can be fixed to the workbench in various ways, as shown in the picture.

What do you think about using softwood 2x stock for the jaws?

My Store Selection Choose a province: Because Jameel, his brother hey Father John! Requiring no input on your part, this model lets you start work immediately.

Last week I decided to turn off the phone, shut the laptop and just build the vise. I need a bench vise…. I was happy with my bench vise but because of all of all your cheerleading about the Moxon style vise I took the plunge. What’s more, this design lets you elevate the work to a comfortable height, so you can make close cuts without stooping.


Duncan D November 13, If you are traveling to a store, please call ahead to confirm item availability. The quality is over-the-top, and the finished vise will exceed your expectations.

Chris, Can I be your woodworking friend? That in itself is almost worth the price of the kit. IronWood November 13, Jason November 14, Since they are using metal handwheels, my concern would be that over time, the bemchcrafted behind the wheels would start to wear out, fairly rapidly.

Bill Lattanzio November 13, I just assembled my Benchcrafted Moxon vise last week and got to use it all weekend. It is so fast and sturdy.

Benchcrafted™ Moxon Vise Hardware

If it is I would certainly consider it. You Are the Jury — Cutlists: When I nail it a few times mine will get the chamfer treatment like yours.

I only have one concern about the Benchcrafted Moxon Vise. It’s the ideal bench for cutting and marking out dovetail joints with its large rear work surface. Chris, I really like the idea of the chamfer and the lambs tongue is a beautiful way to transition it. You could plane a little off the protruding jaw if this bothers you. The mass of the wheels and the polished acme threads allows the hand wheels to spin freely and do the work of drawing the jaws together effortlessly.

Chris, Thanks for sharing your woodworking passion.


The Benchcrafted version just earned a permanent spot under my Roubo workbench. If you build small furniture or boxes for example, you may want to build a vice with less space between screws. Thank you, thank you thank you!!!!

Moxon Vice

Works well mooxon me. Well if you have used this vise as much as I have this year you immediately know why. The only moving parts are the heavy handwheels. Purchasing the hardware only bdnchcrafted you benchcracted build other Moxon-style vices with different configurations. The two wooden jaws may differ in height by 1 to 2 mm, which should have no effect during normal usage. A Moxon Vice clamps to any bench, raising your workpiece to a convenient height and holding it rock-solid.

A wood on wood friction would wear evenly, as with the original version. Since the handwheels operate independently and the floating wooden jaw called a “chop” has elliptical screw holes, the jaw can be skewed to hold tapered workpieces securely. The instructions include an option to create a “benchtop bench” with a small work surface behind the jaws for support when scribing dovetails.

Benchcrafted™ Moxon Vise Hardware – Lee Valley Tools

Would this vise work in lieu of the permanent wood screw vise? Perhaps I should be the last person to buy a Moxon-style vise kit from Benchcrafted. When you are cutting traditional half-blind dovetails you need to point your dovetail saw to the ceiling to overcut your baseline.