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Moravian Bench X Link

I have received many requests for a leg vise and X Link scissors parallel guide that will work with... read more

Leg Vise & X Link Installation

Here is a very nicely done video by James Wright showing how he installs a VX20 leg vise coupled... read more

What Does Molten Metal Have to do With Woodworking?

The end of the year is near and the Hovarter Custom Vise accounting department luckily found some extra money... read more

A New Tool Added to the Hovarter Custom Vise Arsenal

I frequently use a utility knife in my day to day life and more often than not I must... read more

Do You Still Climb Trees?

When our shop was built about 20 years ago there was a small oak tree about 15 feet away.... read more

New Slotted Bearing for VX20F Face Vise

We have added the new slotted bearings for the VX20F face vise. The slotted bearings are an option to... read more

New Rear Bearing for the VX20W Wagon Vise

We have changed the design of the rear bearing for the VX20W wagon vise. The old style rear bearing... read more

Welcome to the New Website!

After struggling with our previous website for so long we have finally launched a completely new site that fixes... read more


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November 2020

Moravian Bench X Link

I have received many requests for a leg vise and X Link scissors parallel guide that will work with a Moravian bench. Some of you may be wondering what a Moravian bench is. The Moravians were a settlement of German speaking Protestants in what is now known as Winston-Salem North Carolina. There is a workbench on display at the J. Blum house in the Old Salem Museum and Gardens that was created and used by the Moravian’s. It is [...]

October 2017

Leg Vise & X Link Installation

Here is a very nicely done video by James Wright showing how he installs a VX20 leg vise coupled with an X Link parallel guide. James is a hand tool woodworker and produces videos from "Wood by Wright." His videos are very entertaining and his video productions is top notch. His leg vise is customized with butterfly keys and some nice carvings. He opted for the metal hand wheel to top off the installation. Enjoy!  


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Moravian Bench X Link

I have received many requests for a leg vise and X Link scissors parallel guide that will work with a Moravian bench. Some of you may be wondering what a Moravian bench is. The Moravians were a settlement of German speaking Protestants in what is now known as Winston-Salem North Carolina. There is a workbench on display at the J. Blum house in the Old Salem Museum and Gardens that was created and used by the Moravian’s. It is [...]

Leg Vise & X Link Installation

Here is a very nicely done video by James Wright showing how he installs a VX20 leg vise coupled with an X Link parallel guide. James is a hand tool woodworker and produces videos from "Wood by Wright." His videos are very entertaining and his video productions is top notch. His leg vise is customized with butterfly keys and some nice carvings. He opted for the metal hand wheel to top off the installation. Enjoy!  

What Does Molten Metal Have to do With Woodworking?

The end of the year is near and the Hovarter Custom Vise accounting department luckily found some extra money in the budget so we decided to spring for some new equipment. We purchased a Lincoln Square Wave 200 TIG welder! We have some new products that we are working on which will require some precision welding and this unit fit the bill. TIG stands for Tungsten Inert Gas and it utilizes a non-consumable tungsten electrode to form the arc [...]


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Moravian Bench X Link

I have received many requests for a leg vise and X Link scissors parallel guide that will work with a Moravian bench. Some of you may be wondering what a Moravian bench is. The Moravians were a settlement of German speaking Protestants in what is now known as Winston-Salem North Carolina. There is a workbench on display at the J. Blum house in the Old Salem Museum and Gardens that was created and used by the Moravian’s. It is [...]

Leg Vise & X Link Installation

Here is a very nicely done video by James Wright showing how he installs a VX20 leg vise coupled with an X Link parallel guide. James is a hand tool woodworker and produces videos from "Wood by Wright." His videos are very entertaining and his video productions is top notch. His leg vise is customized with butterfly keys and some nice carvings. He opted for the metal hand wheel to top off the installation. Enjoy!  


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Moravian Bench X Link

I have received many requests for a leg vise and X Link scissors parallel guide that will work with a Moravian bench. Some of you may be wondering what a Moravian bench is. The Moravians were a settlement of German speaking Protestants in what is now known as Winston-Salem North Carolina. There is a workbench on display at the J. Blum house in the Old Salem Museum and Gardens that was created and used by the Moravian’s. It is [...]

Leg Vise & X Link Installation

Here is a very nicely done video by James Wright showing how he installs a VX20 leg vise coupled with an X Link parallel guide. James is a hand tool woodworker and produces videos from "Wood by Wright." His videos are very entertaining and his video productions is top notch. His leg vise is customized with butterfly keys and some nice carvings. He opted for the metal hand wheel to top off the installation. Enjoy!  


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Moravian Bench X Link

I have received many requests for a leg vise and X Link scissors parallel guide that will work with a Moravian bench. Some of you may be wondering what a Moravian bench is. The Moravians were a settlement of German speaking Protestants in what is now known as Winston-Salem North Carolina. There is a workbench on display at the J. Blum house in the Old Salem Museum and Gardens that was created and used by the Moravian’s. It is [...]

Leg Vise & X Link Installation

Here is a very nicely done video by James Wright showing how he installs a VX20 leg vise coupled with an X Link parallel guide. James is a hand tool woodworker and produces videos from "Wood by Wright." His videos are very entertaining and his video productions is top notch. His leg vise is customized with butterfly keys and some nice carvings. He opted for the metal hand wheel to top off the installation. Enjoy!  


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Moravian Bench X Link

I have received many requests for a leg vise and X Link scissors parallel guide that will work with a Moravian bench. Some of you may be wondering what a Moravian bench is. The Moravians were a settlement of German speaking Protestants in what is now known as Winston-Salem North Carolina. There is a workbench on display at the J. Blum house in the Old Salem Museum and Gardens that was created and used by the Moravian’s. It is [...]

Leg Vise & X Link Installation

Here is a very nicely done video by James Wright showing how he installs a VX20 leg vise coupled with an X Link parallel guide. James is a hand tool woodworker and produces videos from "Wood by Wright." His videos are very entertaining and his video productions is top notch. His leg vise is customized with butterfly keys and some nice carvings. He opted for the metal hand wheel to top off the installation. Enjoy!