Woodworking Bench Vises. 4 1 out of 5 stars 34. Usually the vise is mounted in the front of a workbench.
Woodworking vises every wood workbench should be mounted with a woodworking vise klamp brings three commonly used types of workben vises. It allows you to hold wood firmly while you work on it. Woodworking vises differ from metalworking vises in that they attach to the bottom of the bench surface or are built into it with typically wood jaws flush with the benchtop.
Normal bench vises with thin metal jaws would severely mark up the surfaces which would then either ruin the piece or require a lot of work to fix.
Usually the vise is mounted in the front of a workbench. It allows you to hold wood firmly while you work on it. Metalworking vises usually mount to the top of a bench. Because they can harm the wood being worked the jaws are usually wood or metal faced with wood.