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Anti-Racking for Leg Vise
This is an accessory
for a leg vise to prevent the chop racking. There are other ways to
do this - a deck of playing cards is easier - but I wanted to build
it in, and not have to look for an accessory. Your bench may offer
the same opportunity.
This is the anti-racking at work ...
How is this done? Alongside the leg is a "depth stop" built from a screw. It can be adjusted for the desired length ...
is a steel plate in the chop to prevent wear ...
I designed and built this a few years ago. Rob Lee came to visit, and commented that the design needed extra reinforcement to prevent being bent back. He was correct, and I have now used angle sections to attach it to the leg. Solid as a rock ...