An instrument consisting of two jaws, closing by a screw, lever, cam, or the like, for holding work, as in filing.
Bench tool with two jaws that can be closed by turning a screw, for holding work.
The tool used to hold a hook in place while tying the fly.
A stationary workholding device having one or more moveable jaws that is used to clamp a workpiece. »To see Vise suppliers click here.«« Return to Main Glossary Page
An appliance or tool for gripping and holding an object, consisting of two jaws and a screw with a handle for forcing the jaws together.
a holding device attached to a workbench; has two jaws to hold workpiece firmly in place
a heavy-duty type of clamp that is often mounted on a workbench
a mechanical screw apparatus used for clamping or holding
a tool used for gripping and holding components very securely
tool used for holding the fly hook while materials are tied on.
A tool used by fly tiers to hold the hook secure as thread, feathers and fur are attached and the fly is being constructed. Usually the most expensive and the single most important purchase for a fly tyer.
a squeeze in which pressure is applied to a holding of two or more cards that rank between cards held by opponents who lack the master card of the suit. [Example: In a certain suit, West holds the guarded ace, South the king-ten, East the queen-jack. If East is squeezed out of one of his honors, the squeeze is a vise.
A device, usually having a pair of jaws, designed to hold wood or other material while work is being done on it.
Same as clamp
A mechanism, often mounted on a workbench, that has adjustable jaws used to hold materials in place while work is underway.
A bench-mounted clamping device, usually consisting of two jaws that are opened and closed by a screw-like device
A vise (American and Canadian English) or vice (British English) is a mechanical screw apparatus used for holding or clamping a work piece to allow work to be performed on it using other tools, such as saws, planes, drills, mills, screwdrivers, sandpaper, etc. In general, vises have a fixed jaw with another moved in relation to it by the use of the screw.