RE: Johann's workbench
- Chris wrote:
> Where did you get the vise design?The "Workbench Book," page 9. The drawing is described as a "1505 drawing by
Nuremburg engineer Loeffelholz" (which name translates, curiously, as
"wooden spoon") the original of which can be found in the Deutsche
Stattsbibliothek, Berlin. My redaction is just a slightly simplified version
of what I think the original might have looked like. The illustrated bench
also shows an end vise on the same bench, which I dispensed with for
simplicity's sake, and haven't missed.
Landis has a very good section on the origins of threading, as well, on
> I''ve been interested in the simple Roubo bench featured in theThat's a nice one, too. But I like vices ... I mean, vises ...
> Workbench Book. No vises at all, just stops and holdfasts.
Baron Johann von Drachenfels (John LaTorre)