IMG_4692.jpg

I'm here to show you how I woodwork. I'm a lifetime and beyond learner. Stick around and let's learn together. Sign up to know when I've posted content and subscribe and follow me on YouTube and Instagram


Installing a Cabinet Maker's Front Vise - Workbench Add On // How To - Woodworking

Installing a Cabinet Maker's Front Vise - Workbench Add On // How To - Woodworking

Welcome to the WoodShaped channel!

In this video I take piece of Maple to create a thicker WorkBench clamping area for my Carpenter's Front Vise and then I install the device.

This install can be done with any available WorkBench Top. Often times you can find salvaged butcher blocks that folks have used in a kitchen or elsewhere. You can add additional hardwood all the way around as aprons as I'm starting to do here.

I start by milling up the Maple that I have on hand. I wanted to go with something with additional weight even though after this process there won't be nearly enough weight to keep the bench from moving around. I'll have to add more weight later.

Once I had my choice of maple piece chosen I continued to mill and square it up on all 4 sides. I chose a length that would be proportionate with the width of my Saw Horses.

When the piece was prepared thoroughly and with the correct dimensions I started to center it on the workbench top after I had flipped the top over to do a bottom install.

I determined how much space I needed the vice clamping block to extend beyond the bench top and marked that on the maple apron and then clamped the block down to the apron and marked my holes to drill for the vice rods and threading.

I proceeded to drill all my holes both for attaching the apron to the Bench top as well as for the vice rods to be threaded through.

Once the holes were drilled, I secured the apron using the vice to keep it square and used TiteBond II to secure the apron to the Work Bench top along with 2 1/2 " screws.

After the apron was secured I screwed the vice to the top with provided screws, added the front vise hardware and then flipped the Bench Top back over right side up.

I glued the vise spinning rod together with CA glue and then began testing the vice by doing some hand planing with none other than a piece of Walnut! The install was done!!

► T-SHIRTS! - WoodShaped logo and Sharper Things SINGLE design front print: https://www.woodshaped.com/shop-tees/#!/

► Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/woodshaped?su...

► CONNECT WITH US!

Website: www.woodshaped.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/woodshaped

Instagram: www.instagram.com/woodshaped

Twitter: www.twitter.com/woodshaped

Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/woodshaped

► Tools and Supplies Used:

Grizzly Solid Maple Workbench Top:  https://www.grizzly.com/products/Grizzly-Solid-Maple-Workbench-Top-60-Wide-x-30-Deep-x-1-3-4-Thick/G9914

Cabinet Maker’s Front Vise: https://amzn.to/30UOQ49

Stick Fast CA Quick-Set Medium 4.5oz: https://amzn.to/2QBTKi4

Stick Fast Aerosol Activator 7.5oz: https://amzn.to/2Z1jPtU

Lufkin Measuring Tape: https://amzn.to/30Xuw28

Bench Dog Push-Bloc: https://amzn.to/2EI5smi

Milwaukee 6955 12” Sliding Dual Bevel Miter Saw: https://amzn.to/2Wf65yK

Incra IRSET 12-Inch Marking Rule Set: https://amzn.to/2QzyRDY

WoodPeckers Drill Press Table with Hold Down Clamps: https://amzn.to/2QxK9IU

Wood River No 6 Bench Plane: https://amzn.to/2SMIMWr

Big Horn Push Stick: https://amzn.to/2Euniti

Milwaukee M18 Fuel Drill/Driver Combo with One Key: https://amzn.to/2pIhV1A

TiteBond II - Wood Glue: https://amzn.to/2XeZ4KW

FastCap Glu-Bot Glue Bottle (16 Ounces) - https://amzn.to/2KrSxFo

Making a Modular Mallet // How To - Woodworking

Making a Modular Mallet // How To - Woodworking

Live Edge Charcuterie Serving Board //  How To - Woodworking

Live Edge Charcuterie Serving Board // How To - Woodworking