Yet another moxon :)
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Taking a cue from Derek, I decided to update my little moxon, using Tom's hardware. I was never happy with the height of the vise so I lowered it approx. 2". This seem to be much better for my preference. I then got rid of the shelf and added a hinging shelf and T track to it. Keep in mind I was using what ever scraps I had around. I am planning to make a better version, but for now this hack job will have to do. Like Derek I had an issue with the bronze bushings I substituted for the steel sleeves I originally had inserted. To tight. So I put mine back on the metal lathe and added several thousandths to the inside diameter and while I was at it decided to polish them up a bit. They could still use a little reaming. Sad But it works. Sorry. No brass inlays. I will put polished bronze in my final version, providing I can source the bronze screws I need and muster up the time to do it.
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Still contemplating the best way to make this thing tilt forward for half blinds. Smile
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  Re: Yet another moxon :) by RonB1957 (Taking a cue from De...)
Looks good, Ron. Smile

Regards from Perth

Derek
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  Re: Yet another moxon :) by RonB1957 (Taking a cue from De...)
Very Nice! If you are going to use a blond wood, may I suggest an ebony inlay instead of brass?
Thanks,  Curt
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