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    Saw sharpening vice

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    This vice has served me very well for thirty years. It is based on a design which was submitted to Fine Woodworking by Brian Johnson, of Sacramento. The jaws are tightened by a cam.
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    I do not have it permanently at my bench but only when I have to sharpen.
    While it is nice to have acquired this Disston vice, at least I do not have to move a panel saw backwards and forwards when using the wooden vice.
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    This next picture shows a simple guide to maintain the fleam angle. This one is 60 degrees.Saw sharpening vice-ab7956d3-52a4-4e7c-a32b-5d4048317f86.jpg

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    Thanks Philip Davies! We've added your Saw Sharpening Vise to our Sharpening category,
    as well as to your builder page: Philip Davies's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:




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    That is a good looking saw vise. I had to make a saw vise as part of my pre - apprenticeship course in 1965 when I was 15 y.o. My version had the jaws wedges into a V cut in the frame to hold the saw


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