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Forge Steel Woodworking Vice 6" (45234)

Durable, with pre-drilled holes for attaching wood facings and countersunk holes for securing to workbench. Continuous screw mechanism for smooth operation. Jaw opening 6".

  • Grey Cast Iron with Powder-Coated Finish
  • Continuous Screw Mechanism
  • Pre-Drilled Holes

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£19.99INC VAT

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Forge Steel Woodworking Vice 6" is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 26.
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Rated 1 out of 5 by from Rubbish What more can I say I've wasted enough time on this product going to get it it will be going back Buy cheap buy twice AVOID
Date published: 2017-03-01
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Acceptable quality vice Pros: This vice, at under 20 pounds, is well worth the value for a hobbiest or beginner woodworker. There are two support rods that provide right and left support adequately. Cons: There are many faults. Overall, the vice is not ideal for me, but will serve its purpose for now. The support rods work loose under strain, and constantly require retightening. The jaws, after use for around three months, do not meet up level or square, and to securely secure the work piece, it has to be shimmed with a wedge or piece of cardboard. The front jaw is constantly shaking and has never been stable. I soon hope to buy a metalworking vice and adapt it to woodworking, as replacing the current vice would be too much hassle, and too expensive.
Date published: 2017-02-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Woodworking Vice Had to return the vice, rods where offset. Replacement provided with no issues at all. Very handy vice, great value for the price.
Date published: 2016-12-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Idle Vice...Idle Vice... ... Every morning it greets me (still in its box awaiting installation). But it certainly looks and feels like a solid piece of kit. Surprised there were no fittings or fitting instructions in the box, but I'm guessing everyones fitting details are different and there are certainly lots of (laborious) videos on You Tube showing how to install. In my case I'm going to countersink into my worktop installing from underneath, which is probably the only way what with the angled underside of the vice itself....And dont forget to add replacable wood plates to the inside vice saws, which will obviously reduce its opening dimensions.
Date published: 2016-12-26
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what size screws are recommended for securing the vice to a bench.

Asked by: kagy
Hello kagy, This vice has approximately 6mm diameter holes. Thank you for using Q & A. DC
Answered by: Dcoz
Date published: 2017-02-22

What's the height of the vice, from bench mounting surface to the to of the face plates

I.e. What's the max workbench thickness needed for this (before adjustments are needed?
Asked by: Slr1981
Hello Slr1981, We can confirm that the measurement from the top of the fixing plate to the top of the jaw is 60mm. Thank you for using Q&A.
Answered by: LMac
Date published: 2017-02-17

How wide is the jaw opening?

Asked by: Mihai1
Hello Mihai1. The vice maximum opening is 15 cm/ 150 mm. Thank you for using Q&A.
Answered by: yeldarb
Date published: 2016-11-13

When closed whats the dimension from the rear face to the end of the protruding mechanism i.e. what width beneath the bench do you need to close the mechanism fully.

Asked by: Cometxt
Hello Cometxt. The dimension from the rear face to the end of the protruding mechanism/ threaded rods is: 61/2" or 162mm. Thank you for using Q&A.
Answered by: yeldarb
Date published: 2016-09-24

Is it really this heavy!?

Three and a half tonnes is a lot for a vice
Asked by: neilneil2000
Hello NeilNeil2000, I can confirm to you that the website is wrong and that the product weighs approximately 3kg Thank you for using Q&A.
Answered by: LMac
Date published: 2016-05-30
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Specification
Brand Forge Steel
Manufacturer Guarantee 1 Year Guarantee
Pack Size 1
Pieces in Pack/Case 1
Total Product Weight 3.415 kg

Jaw opening 6" (152mm).