anvilfire.com VISE (Vice) Gallery
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NEW! Catalog of Vise Catalogue Pages A lifetime collection of old catalogs and books. 72 historical pages featuring vises and metalsmithing tools.
BLACKSMITH LEG or POST VISES English and American Leg Vises, a standard for hundreds of years. Our original Vises article .
Includes weight and size table with proportions graphic, types of forged mounting bracket, how they are made and how best mounted. . .
Columbian D33½ Bench Vise A standard in many shops for decades.
Columbian Combination Pipe Vise
A large industrial duty vise on heavy stand.
Found in an industrial blacksmith shop.
Champion Swivel Vise
Made by Western Tool & Mfg. Co. for auto garage use.
An emerging market in the 1920's.
Emmert Universal Tool Makers and Metalworkers Universal Vise
From Steve Prillwitz of Matchless Antiques.
A rare and unusual blacksmiths leg vise with a Keen-Kutter logo bench plate.
Woodworking Vise Installation and improvements.
From the guru's wood working bench project.
My First Vise
2-1/2" Simmons (Columbian) Vise
German Blacksmiths Leg Vise
While these look like an English Vise they are very different.
Wilton Model 1160 Drill Press Vise
Large 6" x 6-3/4" machine vise. Previously listed as a 1460. Now includes parts diagram.
Reed Bench Vise Swivel Detail
Features that made them the best. . .
Very Large 270 Pound Blacksmiths Leg Vise
From Steve Prillwitz of Matchless Antiques. He says, "Its the largest I've seen".
Large 6 Inch Morgan Milwaukee Bench Vise
Tom Davis Collection
Row of Heavy American Iron
Tom Davis Collection
Vanderman Steamfitters Vise
Tom Davis Collection, includes catalog image.
Prentiss No. 58 Chipping Vise on Stand Also known as the Prentiss "Bull Dog" Vise.
Tom Davis Collection
Antique Old English Leg Vise, circa 1800.
Frank Turley Collection (For Sale)
Brooks Blacksmiths Leg Vise, circa 1970.
An auxilliary vice to be held in a larger vise.
Greenfield Type Heading Caulking Vise.
Wells Bros. and Wiley & Russell specialty foot operated vises for the blacksmith shop.
Fisher Double Screw Parallel Jaw Blacksmiths Leg Vise.
A rare vise, an advertisement and some stories.
Vise as art or vise art?
Columbian Red Arrow Home Shop Vise with blue marble paint. Model 63½ catalog page from 1949.
Parallel Foot Adjusted Leg Vise
Unusual European import vise.
WILTON Offset Engineers Vise
Beautiful photos of a NOS (New Old Stock) vise. Plus Dawn Tool Co. the designers of this vise.
REED 108 on forklift
A great photo! A great old tool!
Gould and Eberhardt Shaper Vise
The heaviest duty of vises.
Convertable Boyce Farriers Vice
Patented 1896. Can be reversed to close on either side of fixed jaw.
Emmert Universal Pattern Makers' and Wood Workers' Vise.
Patented 1891, 1905. Tilts and rotates, holds tapers.
Morgan Milwaukee 8 inch Chipping Vise.
Plus a shop still life with the Morgan, a Wilton "bullet" and a Jewelers' anvil.
English Sawyers Leg Vise
A beautiful specialty leg vise. You rarely see one of these much less one in so nice a condition.
NEW! Heavy Double Legged Vise
From the collection of Emerald Koch, BlacksmithParadise.com
NEW! Wilton C3 "Bullet" Vise
From the collection of Emerald Koch, BlacksmithParadise.com. Includes parts diagram and cutaway view. Links to other Wilton Vises.
NEW! Champion Wood Working Vise
From the Blacksmith Tool Collection of Ted Mays.
NEW! Wards Master Vise
Another fine tool from Ken Kohut.
Vise Safety Cartoon By The Great Nippolini.
Mutli-Tool Anvils (and Vises)
Those strange Anvil Shaped Objects that were also vises and other things. . ..
Champion Combo Tool No. 30
Champion Blower and Forge Combination Repair Outfit No. 30 or Six-in-One with forge, anvil, vise, drill and grinder. Includes full catalog page and links to similar items.
The Engine Lathe
The King of machine tools - an absolute necessity to make or repair screw vises. Should you have one in your shop? Buying old lathes, chucks and tooling.
SwageBlocks.com (62 Blocks)
The "other" blacksmiths "anvil". collection of over 50 swage block images plus articles on the history, design and use of swageblocks. Over 3000 years of blocks. Another web gallery by Jock Dempsey the anvilfire guru.
The anvilfire Anvil Gallery 500 images of hundreds of anvils
Anvil photos by the guru and others collected over a decade.
Includes foundry patterns, catalog page and more. . .
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