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Offline peatoluser

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A simple filing aid
« on: April 24, 2015, 04:19:01 PM »
Sometimes I find it awkward trying to hold parts in the vice, especially when using filing buttons.
So I just cobbled up this . I've probably seen this somewhere else before but can't remember where


drill some cross holes in a piece of bar, hacksaw a segment out, and file a vee on the middle hole,


Tap out one half and there you have it


quite easy to set up any way you want. saves trying to stand side on to the bench etc, although those with swivelling bench vices will wonder what all the fuss is about!


thanks for looking

peter

Offline crueby

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Re: A simple filing aid
« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2015, 06:38:54 PM »
Clever! Thanks for the tip!

Offline Jonfb64

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Re: A simple filing aid
« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2015, 09:09:26 PM »
Great tip Peter,  filed away for future use :ROFL:

Are the external screws for the vice jaws your own mod?

Jon

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Re: A simple filing aid
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2015, 07:27:38 AM »
Yes Jon, the are my own modification.
I use the vice a lot and so have a couple of different sets of jaws.
much easier to change with the screws on the outside.

 yours

peter