How to Repair a Kurt Vise D675?

Answer Often, a vise gets stuck or difficult to open or close, making it useless for machining operations. Some vises are expensive, especially the Kurt D675. Take them apart to make simple repairs and cl... Read More »

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What Is a Pin Vise?

A pin vise is a tool that can be used to complete craft and home projects that require precise movements in small spaces. They can be purchased at craft, hobby and jewelry stores. D... Read More »

Who invented Vise-Grips?

Bill Petersen, a blacksmith from Denmark, invented the first Vise-Grip locking pliers in 1924. He came up with the idea when he needed an extra pair of hands in his workshop. In 1934 Petersen start... Read More »

How to Make a Hand Vise?

A very useful hand vise can be made from a joint hinge. Any small object can be held firmly in place with this vise which can be assembled quickly from readily available materials.

How to Use a Rigid Pipe Vise?

A rigid pipe vise is tool used to hold a length of pipe while it is being prepared for threading or welding. Plumbers, as well as those who work with metal, find the pipe vise a useful piece of equ... Read More »