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    Soft Bench Block

    I needed a soft bench block, so I made a UHMW indirect copy of my Starrett 119 Heavy Duty Bench Block.








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    What is this fixture used for?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Heatnbeat View Post
    What is this fixture used for?
    Bench blocks have numerous uses. I use mine for driving pins into or out of small parts or small shafts. It can also be used as an anvil, although not for heavy duty use. I use the soft block anytime I have a delicate part, or a part where I don't want to damage the finish.

    There is some more info here:

    eBay Guides - BENCH BLOCKS Guide

    http://rick.sparber.org/beb.pdf


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