Model#: WLTNWMH63218

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Wilton 63218 79A, Pivot Jaw Woodworkers Vise - Rapid Acting, 4 in. x 10 in. Jaw Width

  • Wilton 63218 79A, Pivot Jaw Woodworkers Vise - Rapid Acting, 4 in. x 10 in. Jaw Width
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  • Heavy-duty construction is designed for the professional craftsman or shop
  • Rapid-release action speeds removal of the work piece from the vise jaws
  • Front jaw pivots 12 to accommodate irregularly shaped pieces
  • Front jaw moves vertically 9/16 in. to act as a full-width dog
  • Pivoting jaw is removable to provide more capacity
  • 79A, Pivot Jaw Woodworkers Vise - Rapid Acting, 4 in. x 10 in. Jaw Width - WMH63218


Length: 22.5 in.
Width: 11.5 in.
Height: 8 in.
Application: Woodworking
Unit of Measure: EA



4.7 / 5.0
6 Reviews
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Yes, I would recommend this to a friend (4)
Easy To Use (3)
Powerful (1)
Best Uses
Small Projects (1)
Great vise!.. very well made!... smooth action....good upgrade from my old craftsman vise! Highly recommend!
April 19, 2018
Originally posted at
Best Uses
Small Projects
Heavy Duty
Just received the vise and it certainly is heavy duty. Haven't mounted it yet but expect it to meet expectations. Mainly I writing to indicated it is made in Taiwan, very disappointed there, but if you're looking for a beast and don't care where it's made, this vice will fit the bill.
December 5, 2016
1 year ago
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Avid Do-it-Yourselfer
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Wilton Woodworking Vise Model 79A -
Very Nice Woodworkers vise only the best.
August 25, 2016
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Super Duty !!
Just a well build vise that is really heavy... fast clamping and great hold. What more could you want from a vise. and the soft jaws do NOT mar the wood !!
October 14, 2015
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
No Comparison...
This vise is not for the faint or heart. With that being said, this vise is a BEAST! I use it for numerous applications, but mostly for woodworking in my shop. There is noting it will not grab and hold. For more delicate projects you can put in the soft material inserts that have magnets attached to them to have them stay in place. The quick release is awesome and easy to use. its extremely heavy, and I attached it to my woodworking bench table. The quality of materials used and the construction of this vise are unmatched. If you want a vise thats gonna work time and time again, for a very long time, there is no other vise that compares to this one. Hope that helps you when you're deciding what vise to purchase.
August 20, 2015
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Great vise
I use this vise for woodworking'
It is very easy to use and I really like the pivoting clamp plate that self adjusts to tapering wood.
The raising clamp plate is much better as a single one inch peg can damage the wood.
I like the quick release and the fact that the gear drive is enclosed to keep the sawdust off of the gear.
April 2, 2014

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how do you mount vise to bench?
stanley w on Jan 20, 2017
BEST ANSWER: My top is 2.75" thick with a 9" apron. I cut out the profile of the vice to get the inside jaw flush with the apron. Then used (4) 3"x3/8" lag bolts with 1/4" shims to secure it on the underside. So far the vice is a rock and am not anticipating fault for a long time.
Is this vise still made in Japan? Others sites are reporting China and Taiwan.
A shopper on Sep 15, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The one I just received is made in Taiwan.... Disappointing


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