Part Number: 2304
Weight: 0.12 lb
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The Rike-Vise was invented by Bill Reichart. This simple tool is especially designed for the home machine shop. For many jobs it will replace a standard vise. The Rike-Vise is described as two 90° angle plates joined at the corner, and providing a foot so it can be easily clamped to a machine table or a lathe faceplate. The square donut piece provides an accurate clamp to secure a work piece in the base. It is made of mild steel. The plans include tips on accurately building the vise, plus details on using it.
The plans comprise six 8-1/2" x 11" pages. The plans include information on building and using the Rike-Vise.
Features of the Rike-Vise:
At the lathe you can turn square stock round or drill square stock perfectly concentric.
You can also do the same to rectangular stock, and drill or turn it in the exact center or to one side, as you desire.
The vise holds work perpendicular for drilling at your drill press.
At the milling machine, you can mill an end perfectly square, or notch or groove perfectly parallel to the sides.
It holds stock perpendicular for use at the surface grinder.
Here is a rendering that shows how the Rike-Vise is used. The yellow piece is the workpiece.
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