Vice Pads

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Introduction: Vice Pads

Build some vice pads to clamp delicate items.

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Step 1: Measure

Measure the vice and mark two lengths of wood to accommodate.

Step 2: Cut

Saw the wood to the appropriate size.

Step 3: Mark Drill Holes

Mark the pieces of wood to drill holes for magnets.

Step 4: Drill

Drill the holes deep enough that the magnets are flush with the wood surface.

Step 5: Glue

Glue the magnets in place.

Step 6: Cut Rubber

Cut some gasket rubber to the size of the wood blocks. Tooling leather would also work well for this purpose.

Step 7: Glue

Epoxy the rubber pieces to the wood.

Step 8: Complete

Attach the pads to the vice.

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    5 Discussions

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    taloskriti
    taloskriti

    4 years ago

    You used black rubber and red rubber? Can you elaborate please? Nice and simple instructable.

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    djpolymath
    djpolymath

    Reply 4 years ago

    Just using what I had around the house. Didn't have large enough pieces, so combined scraps. Added an interesting aesthetic to boot.

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    paulmccabe02
    paulmccabe02

    Reply 4 years ago

    To 'stick' to the vise.......

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    Wolfbane221
    Wolfbane221

    4 years ago

    pretty simple and nice.