The 10 Best Woodworking Vises

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We spent 25 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top selections for this wiki. With almost any woodworking task, it's important to keep your materials secured firmly in place, and there's a variety of ways to do that. Depending on what you're making and how big it is, there are many different vises to choose from, and whether you're a hobbyist or a professional carpenter, you'll likely benefit from having multiple types on hand. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best woodworking vise on Amazon.

10. Lake Erie Moxon

9. Grizzly Cabinet Maker's

8. Irwin Handscrew

7. Craftsman Corner Clamp

6. Sjobergs Smart

5. Rockler Tail

4. Irwin Vise-Grip

3. Irwin Tools Woodworker's

2. Wilton 63218

1. Eclipse Quick Release

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