What is the difference between bench vise and machine vise?
A bench vise is used for general work for a typical home owner. A machinist vise is used for precision machine work not to be abused.
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A vise is a tool with two moveable and parallel jaws that hold an item in place while it is being worked on. It is controlled by a screw and a lever. In woodworking, the vise is normally attached to a bench and made of either wood or metal. In the field of engineering, the vise is known as a Metalworker's or Fitters vise and is normally made of iron.