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sa   VISE
xx   CLAMP
xx   VISE

Simple bench stop (with a wedge-shaped cutout and a wooden wedge) will hold stock firmly on edge for planing, sanding, etc.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Mar-Apr 1988 (v.4#1) pg. 10

Tip on making workbench dog holes large enough so that pipe clamps can be used to clamp large or awkward shapes.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #24 Jan-Feb 1992 pg. 12

Temporary extension for a workbench lets you clamp longer boards between the stop on the extension and the dog in the tail vise.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #36 Jan-Feb 1994 pg. 22

Convert a Jorgensen bar clamp into an adjustable bench hold-down.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #37 Mar-Apr 1994 pg. 24

Get a grip. Buyer's guide to workbench hold-downs. Nine models and tips on their use.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #38 May-Jun 1994 pg. 59

Adding a European-style tail vise and bench dog holes to an existing workbench.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #45 Jun 1995 pg. 51

Hardwood stops attached to the end of a workbench flip down out of the way when not in use.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #56 Dec 1996 pg. 8

Small bar clamp and a wooden bench dog are combined to form a hold-down clamp.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #73 Jun 1999 pg. 25

Bench stop (with wedge-shape cutout) is held in place with a built-in bench dog.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #75 Oct 1999 pg. 18

Using a deadbolt lock as a retractable bench stop.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #79 Apr 2000 pg. 16

The ultimate tool stand. This large (72"x26"x34" tall) roll-around stand combines a chop saw stand, router table, portable planer stand, workbench with T-slot clamping system, outfeed for table saw, downdraft sanding table, and a glue up table.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #82 Oct 2000 pg. 48

Tip on making a vertical bench clamp from a broken C-clamp and a length of square steel conduit.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Apr 1999 (v.22#6) pg. 16

Rope clamp for holding odd-shaped workpieces tight against a workbench using your foot.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Mar 2002 (v.25#5) pg. 22

Tip on using "Quick-Grip" bar clamps as hold-down clamps on a workbench.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1994 (v.17#11) pg. 7

Tip on permanently attaching a bar clamp to the edge of your workbench for holding boards when sawing, planing, or sanding.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #355 Feb 1995 (v.45#2) pg. 16

The bench-dog holes on some workbenches can have pipe clamps inserted through them to provide a means of clamping the wood to the bench vertically, as well as horizontally.
FINE WOODWORKING #5 Winter 1976 pg. 13

Removable bench clamp allows items longer than the top of your workbench to be clamped. It works in conjunction with bench dogs or the built-in tail vise.
FINE WOODWORKING #9 Winter 1977 pg. 17

Tip: Wooden bench dog uses the bullet half of a bullet catch to hold the dog in place.
FINE WOODWORKING #15 Mar-Apr 1979 pg. 20

Tip: Round bench dogs, with various shape tops, are more versatile than square bench dogs.
FINE WOODWORKING #20 Jan-Feb 1980 pg. 15

A shoulder-vise and dog-hole assembly can be attached to any table or bench.
FINE WOODWORKING #24 Sep-Oct 1980 pg. 68

Make your own round bench dogs from dowel and transparent plastic tubing.
FINE WOODWORKING #30 Sep-Oct 1981 pg. 14

Self-locking bench dog facilitates clamping large pieces of wood to a bench top when using a "horizontal bench vise".
FINE WOODWORKING #38 Jan-Feb 1983 pg. 12

All-wood bench dog uses a wooden tongue as the spring.
FINE WOODWORKING #38 Jan-Feb 1983 pg. 20

Improved wooden dog for a "Tage Frid style" workbench.
FINE WOODWORKING #43 Nov-Dec 1983 pg. 10

Threaded dowels attached to plywood handles form the basis for a versatile workbench fastening system, holddowns, clamps, etc.
FINE WOODWORKING #77 Jul-Aug 1989 pg. 14

Improved benchdog system uses round wooden pegs which adapt to any shape of work and can be rotated as needed.
FINE WOODWORKING #83 Jul-Aug 1990 pg. 16

Tip on using a strip of rubber to hold benchdogs at any height.
FINE WOODWORKING #83 Jul-Aug 1990 pg. 22

Wooden jaw pad for a woodworking vise incorporates a wide bench dog that raises up when needed.
FINE WOODWORKING #91 Nov-Dec 1991 pg. 14

Bench hold fast works with a front vise to secure long pieces of wood for planing.
FINE WOODWORKING #96 Sep-Oct 1992 pg. 12

Bench top hold fast consists of a stationary base (with a wedge-shape opening) attached to the bench top and a separate sliding wedge. Both are made from 3/4" plywood
FINE WOODWORKING #96 Sep-Oct 1992 pg. 20

Substitute tail vise uses a pipe clamp and acts like a bench dog.
FINE WOODWORKING #101 Jul-Aug 1993 pg. 18

Removable bench-top vise (clamp) uses an automotive jack to apply pressure.
FINE WOODWORKING #106 May-Jun 1994 pg. 24

Tip on using "Quick-Grip" bar clamps as workbench hold-downs.
FINE WOODWORKING #119 Jul-Aug 1996 pg. 14

Tip on using a web-clamp to secure oddly shaped objects to the top of a workbench.
FINE WOODWORKING #119 Jul-Aug 1996 pg. 16

Adjustable bench stop securely holds stock up to 2" thick.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Summer-Fall 1980 (v.11#2) pg. 41

Use pin-type shelf brackets as removable planing stops (bench dogs).
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1975 (v.143#2) pg. 44

Self-locking bench stop. The harder you push on the work in this planing bench stop, the tighter it holds.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1977 (v.148#2) pg. 110

Tip on mounting a pipe clamp on the edge of a workbench in such a way that the clamping jaws can be rotated to bench level when needed.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #57 Nov 1990 (v.10#3) pg. 10

Bench top clamp made from wood and a bolt works like a bench top holdfast.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #59 Mar 1991 (v.10#5) pg. 28

Bench stop holds wood while planing with hand plane. Parallel faces prevent marring the wood.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Sep 1969 (v.40#9) pg. 26

Tip on attaching a pipe clamp to a workbench so that it grips a board for planing or sanding without being in the way.
SHOPNOTES #7 Jan 1993 (v.2) pg. 28

Simple wooden brackets (attached to a bench) combined with "QuickAction" bar clamps serve in place of a large wood vise.
SHOPNOTES #18 Nov 1994 (v.3) pg. 29

Tip: Add hold-down clamps (bench dogs) to an existing workbench by installing parallel rows of threaded rosan inserts and attaching simple clamping bars.
WOOD MAGAZINE #13 Oct 1986 (v.3#5) pg. 12

Tip: Use plastic dogs made for the Black & Decker Workmate on your own workbench.
WOOD MAGAZINE #19 Oct 1987 (v.4#5) pg. 18

Tailor-made bench hold-downs utilize one or more pipe clamps.
WOOD MAGAZINE #32 Dec 1989 (v.6#6) pg. 18
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #34 Apr 1990 (v.7#2) pg. 16

How to modify bench dogs so they will grip circular and odd-shaped work pieces better.
WOOD MAGAZINE #44 Aug 1991 (v.8#5) pg. 14

Shelf supports (installed in grooves in a bench top) are combined with shelf clips and wooden wedges to secure a work piece. A good alternative to installing bench dogs.
WOOD MAGAZINE #56 Nov 1992 (v.9#8) pg. 16

Tip shows bench-stop system that uses a clamp, auxiliary backsplash with holes and a temporary bench stop as an alternative to bench dogs.
WOOD MAGAZINE #57 Dec 1992 (v.9#9) pg. 20
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #63 Sep 1993 (v.10#6) pg. 11

Build a bench stop that clamps onto the edge of your workbench.
WOOD MAGAZINE #71 Aug 1994 (v.11#5) pg. 10

Adjustable stop that attaches to the end of your workbench.
WOOD MAGAZINE #79 Jun 1995 (v.12#4) pg. 20

Flexible bench top clamping system provides hold-downs that adjust to almost any thickness. Pipe clamp attaches to various lengths of pipes that are screwed through holes in a workbench top into a pipe floor flange mounted on the underside of the workbench top.
WOOD MAGAZINE #103 Feb 1998 (v.15#1) pg. 24

Rotating stop fits round bench-dog holes and eliminates the need for a spacer board.
WOOD MAGAZINE #111 Winter 1998 (v.15#9) pg. 32

Clamping system secures a workpiece extending beyond the end of the workbench when using a portable jigsaw (saber saw).
WOOD MAGAZINE #135 Sep 2001 (v.18#6) pg. 24

Install a pair of height-adjustable cleats on a corner of a workbench or assembly table to facilitate alignment of right-angle joints.
WOOD MAGAZINE #139 Feb 2002 (v.19#1) pg. 32

Adjustable "dog" that can be used with any common vise to turn a bench-mounted vise into a large clamp.
WOODSMITH #28 Jul-Aug 1983 pg. 3

Simple bench stop attaches to the end of a workbench. It drops below the edge and out of the way when not in use.
WOODSMITH #64 Aug 1989 pg. 3

Making bench dogs from dowel pieces and small wooden blocks.
WOODSMITH #88 Aug 1993 (v.15) pg. 15

Laying out and drilling round bench-dog holes in the top of a workbench.
WOODSMITH #101 Oct 1995 (v.17) pg. 29

Tip shows how to alter a regular bar clamp for use it as a workbench holdfast.
WOODSMITH #103 Feb 1996 (v.18) pg. 5

Shop-made bench dogs have rubber crutch tips added on each end to improve grip.
WOODSMITH #109 Feb 1997 (v.19) pg. 5

Extension bench dog is made from two dowels in a piece of wood stock. The stock's ends extend different distances to facilitate holding very short pieces against the clamp on the end of the workbench.
WOODSMITH #111 Jun 1997 (v.19) pg. 4

Shop-made extension dogs allow you to clamp large objects in a portable workbench (Workmate).
WOODSMITH #121 Feb 1999 (v.21) pg. 5

Adjustable bench clamp (holddown) for large work pieces.
WOODTURNING #50 Mar 1997 pg. 77

Tip: Convert a butt hinge into a recessed bench-stop.
WOODWORKER #1072 Mar 1983 (v.87) pg. 179
Added Info WOODWORKER #1077 Aug 1983 (v.87) pg. 519
Added Info WOODWORKER #1079 Oct 1983 (v.87) pg. 652

Bench stop for use when planing boards or for holding water stones when sharpening. The stop is held securely by the front vise on your workbench.
WOODWORKER #1117 Dec 1986 (v.90#12) pg. 1045

Wooden bench stop (dog) has no parts that can be lost and is easily adjusted.
WOODWORKER Sep 1987 (v.91#9) pg. 789

Bench-edge clamps for a European-style bench (with bench dog holes). These special dogs hang over the edge of the bench and provide a method of holding panels, frames, doors, etc.
WOODWORKER Jan 1989 (v.93#1) pg. 37

Sliding holdfast for a workbench allows a "third hand" to put downward pressure on a work piece at any point desired.
WOODWORKER Jan 1990 (v.94#1) pg. 1291

Making and using the bench dog accessories needed when round bench-dog holes are drilled into the front and back edge of the workbench (instead of drilled into the top of the bench).
WOODWORKER Aug 1990 (v.94#8) pg. 778

Bench stop made from a steel butt hinge is mortised into the top of a workbench.
WOODWORKER Jan 1993 (v.97#1) pg. 73

Adjustable bench stop (stop block) moves in 1/64" increments. Made of wood, a bolt and two nuts.
WOODWORKER Mar 1993 (v.97#3) pg. 77

Wooden bench stop (bench dog) is easily pushed down flush with the bench top when not in use.
WOODWORKER May 1993 (v.97#5) pg. 29

Bench holdfast. Make this half-handscrew which attaches to a workbench and clamps a work piece tightly to the bench top.
WOODWORKER Sep 1994 (v.98#9) pg. 45

Made an adjustable bench stop from an ordinary butt hinge and a coil spring.
WOODWORKER Nov 1994 (v.98#11) pg. 87

Wooden-block bench stop adjusts to two heights and is removable when not needed.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1978 (v.2#3) pg. 5

Tip: Mount this simple bench stop on the end of your workbench. It drops down out of the way when not needed.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1979 (v.3#6) pg. 16

Tip: Made a wooden "wrench" to turn the wing bolt in flush mounted bench stops.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1987 (v.11#6) pg. 60

Tip on using an ordinary pipe clamp as a workbench holddown.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1993 (v.17#4) pg. 16

Tip on making a square wooden bench dog.
WOODWORKING TODAY #29 Mar 1992 pg. 42

Workbench clamping system uses threaded rod, fitted with hardwood handles, to tighten the various clamps.
WOODWORKING TODAY #33 Jul-Aug 1992 pg. 13

Tip: Use pipe-clamp fixture as a bench stop or bench vise.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1980 (v.36#3) pg. 11

Adjustable wooden bench stop holds a board tightly when planing.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1980 (v.36#5) pg. 129
Added Info WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1981 (v.37#2) pg. 14

Self-storing bench stop. Hardwood strip with slotted holes is attached to the end of a workbench. Wing nuts hold strip up above lip of bench when needed.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1981 (v.37#2) pg. 9

Inexpensive wooden bench clamp is used for holding down a board while sanding, planing, routing or carving. Made from plywood.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1982 (v.38#2) pg. 72

Sturdy, adjustable stop that you can add to the end of any workbench.
WORKBENCH Dec 1992-Jan 1993 (v.48#6) pg. 68

Using plate-joining biscuits as bench dogs.
WORKBENCH Feb-Mar 1995 (v.51#1) pg. 36

Metal shelf standards mounted into the top of a workbench and the associated shelf support clips serve the function of adjustable bench dogs.
WORKBENCH #251 Jan-Feb 1999 (v.55#1) pg. 14