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Offline Ken G

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Re: Restoring a post vise
« Reply #25 on: September 16, 2021, 10:23:33 PM »
Very nice job restoring the vise!  He should be very happy.

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Offline WadePatton

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Re: Restoring a post vise
« Reply #26 on: September 18, 2021, 04:03:41 PM »
White Oak and other various hardwood 7x9" cut offs are about five bucks a truckload here because the mills are sawing out railroad ties. I've collected some up to 30" long.  They're sold for firewood, but I've found the blocks handy for lots of other uses too.

If this thread stays in OTBF it will be lost forever when it falls to the end, not archived/searchable like all the other forum sections. Let's don't let that happen.  I learned about post vises here-never quite understood them before.
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Offline Curtis

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Re: Restoring a post vise
« Reply #27 on: September 19, 2021, 08:36:36 AM »
Very well done Dan.  I have a couple of these and you did an excellent job on the restoration.  It was also great to meet you face to face at the CLA show - I was shocked and surprised to hear about your recently previous heart attack. 

P.S. I am enjoying the Tow worms you made.

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