Featured Tool: Tabletop Swivel Vice

By on July 13, 2016
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by Judy Ellis, Wirejewelry.com

Wire Jewelry Tool Tip for July 13th 2016

Tabletop Swivel Vice

by Kate Richbourg

Today we feature a short video by Kate Richbourg on how to use the Tabletop Swivel Vice – take a look!

Kate Says:

Tabletop Swivel Vice:



Tabletop Swivel Vise, 3 Inches||VIS-350.00

Tabletop Swivel Vise, 3 Inches

This tabletop vise is economical, and functional. With 3″ jaws lined with tough rubber, it will not scratch precious metal. The clamp has a wide enough opening to fit any bench or table. The ball and socket configuration allows the jaws to be tilted and rotate 360degrees, but holds jaws firmly in place at any angle. Fits any bench up to 2-1/8″ thick.

Additional tools you might find helpful:

Drill Press Vise||VIS-265.00

Drill Press Vise

This handy aluminum Drill Press Vise is great for use with our Tabletop Drill Press (DRL-300.00). Vise has slots for optional attachment to drill press base. Its quick release feature permits rapid opening and closure of the jaws or use the handle to make smaller adjustments. Jaws are 2-9/16″ wide (65mm) x 1-5/64″ high (27mm). Maximum jaw opening is 2-3/4″ (70mm). Overall dimensions 9-1/2″ long x 4-1/2″ wide.

Bench Pin Saw Vise||BPN-123.00

Bench Pin Saw Vise

The Bench Pin Saw Vise is the perfect tool for holding metal, wood or plastic for easy sawing. A necessity for the jeweler’s bench as well as for the hobbyist or craft person. Fits in standard bench slot or clamps on table. Powerful spring and non-slip jaws grip metal from 32 to 4 gauge. Quick release and self-adjusting. Measurements for this product are: (vise) the V is 6 inches long, 1.5 inches wide at the widest point, 2.5 inches wide, 4.75 inches long, (pin in back) the entire base of pin is 2.5 inches wide, the entire length of the pin is 6.75 inches long.

I hope you enjoyed this tip from Kate on how to use the Tabletop Vice. If you’d like to see more of Kate’s blog posts – CLICK HERE!

Happy Wrapping!

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One Comment

  1. avatar

    Edward Casper

    July 14, 2016 at 3:10 pm

    Hey Kate, thanks for “drilling down” (couldn’t help myself) the differences between these three vises. I’m most familiar with the Bench Pin, but definitely found the video on the swivel enlightening!