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HEAVY METAL Bench Vise :)

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I was needed a Bench Vise but it was very expensive about 150 $, so I decided to make one, I used 10 mm metal plate for each body and bottom, also used 80x80x5 mm x 50cm  profile iron,  threaded rod, four nut, lastly high tempered steel plate for front plate.  thats result :)

Tools:
- Angle grinder
- Welding Machine
- Measure 
- Spirit level

I hope you like this project, I will add dimensions and painted photos as soon as possible. 
 
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GhoustDoggy6 months ago
I thought to do the same thing, and now you showed me how, tnx for guiding ;) I will start tomorrow
msel (author)  GhoustDoggy6 months ago
you're welcome :)
I would like to feature this project, can you include a bit more text?

Thanks,
Audrey
msel (author)  audreyobscura1 year ago
Yes I can but I havent got fluently english, therefore I wrote little bit text. I will try to write something more :)
Great, just reply to this thread when you have some more text up :D
rimar20001 year ago
Very interesting design, congratulations. I have the same problem, need a good vise but they are too expensive.

Consider that the threaded rod and nuts are not so hard steel as the commercial are, they will not last too much time.
msel (author)  rimar20001 year ago
Thank you, yes I know nuts and rod not so suitable for this work but I wont strain it so much :)
rimar2000 msel1 year ago
A primary form to solve that problem is to multiply the nuts. But warning, when you weld them they displace a bit, and then is difficult or impossible to put the rod.
mca65011 year ago
is this based on ChuckE2009's vise from youtube? Looks nearly identical
msel (author)  mca65011 year ago
yes I inspired from him videos
M3G1 year ago
What was the total cost of the materials?
msel (author)  M3G1 year ago
just about 40 $
M3G msel1 year ago
Nice, less than a third of the store bought vise; I'll keep this in mind when I need a new one.