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    Made a stand for my post vise.

    Made this stand out of 3/8" plate and a piece of 4" black pipe.

    Made a stand for my post vise.-rps20150120_205958.jpg

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    Nice one.

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    Thanks GBrackett! I've added your Post Vise Stand to our Metalworking, Dollies and Stands, and Vises categories, as well as to your builder page: GBrackett's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:


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    Nice stand. No stability issues for you?

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    Hmmm ... need to make one of those for my bench grinder. Good work!
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    The base has a piece of horse stall mat glued under it. I place one foot on the base at all times when torking it down. No problems to date. I use it nearly every day I'm in the shop.

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    Post vise

    Quote Originally Posted by GBrackett View Post
    Made this stand out of 3/8" plate and a piece of 4" black pipe.

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    I am getting a 3/4" plate 24" in diameter for my base for the one I am in the process of building. I will use some 6" steel channel for the up-right, and 3/8 for the top plate. I was given a post vise with 6" jaws recently, in great shape!

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    My base is 18x24 and the vise has 4" jaws. I looking for a 6" my next trip north.
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    Good tip on the horse mat. And yeah, I would be putting a foot on it for stability too. Thanks.


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