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Can anyone identify what this is?

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diyoutdoorsman

7 years ago

It is called a harness vice. It was used by harness makers to hold leather together while it was stitched. Horse collars, and harnesses, and some saddle work were sewn on these.

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lemonie

7 years ago

It appears to be a wooden-clamp of sorts.
Do you have any more information, or is this a picture-quiz?

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NachoMahmalemonie

Reply 7 years ago

. +1. I'd call it a vise of some sort.

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GoodhartNachoMahma

Reply 7 years ago

Yes, it is an old wooden vise, for a bench

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Tool Using Animal

7 years ago

It's an old wooden bench vise, the tenon on the back would fit into a mortise on the bench. Don't throw it out, don't refinish it, probably worth about 100 bucks at an antique fair.