1. Jan M on October 31, 2023 at 10:06 pm

    Cool! I just got a Zyliss and found this useful. Thank you.

  2. Laidback58 on October 31, 2023 at 10:11 pm

    COOL, Great idea…..Got to incorporate that into my workplace.

  3. 777brucekim777 chamberlain on October 31, 2023 at 10:17 pm

    I have a Zyliss vise and they are the best but you have gone to the next level with your ideas. Guess what I’ m doing this weekend.

  4. The Wood Yogi on October 31, 2023 at 10:19 pm

    How did I miss this, it’s brilliant 😀 Thank you Russ ॐ

  5. The Real Old Sneelocks Workshop on October 31, 2023 at 10:19 pm

    Great idea Russ.

  6. Charlie Tuna on October 31, 2023 at 10:28 pm

    You sly devil…. that’s so slick it’s almost like cheating!
    I can definitely see that being handy, on the vacuum handle, on the side of a bench, and from the looks of it even on a standard 2×4 saw horse.
    I’m not sure I’ve ever heard the name Zyliss Vise before, but is surely something I hope to never forget, considering the shear usefulness of it as presented. Yet another benefit of your out of the box thinking, proving how much advantage you can take of the simple things, and use it in every which way to aid in creating. The simplest little (well big and beefy, but small footprint) pipe handle acting as the intended tilt handle, project support, clamp bracket, vise mount, outfeed guide, variable stronghold in any direction at any height… who’d a thunk it?
    And with the frequency of these ideas….. I can’t even pick on you saying that you sat down all last week thinking of this, because you have presented like 5 similarly genius ideas, with commonly known devices.
    To know a fraction of the things you’ve forgotten would be inspiring. Thank you for being awesome, and kind enough to share!

  7. Gregg Hernandez on October 31, 2023 at 10:29 pm

    Hey Russ, just bought another Zyliss vise to add to my collection. It looked to be in pretty good condition by the photos I saw on Ebay on my phone, so I placed a bid, and won! With shipping it cost about 70 bucks. Not bad. When I received it, I was shocked. I think someone went to a Woodworking trade show and bought it, then put it on a shelf and never opened the box again. This thing is in absolutely perfect condition. Not a scratch, not a ding, no rust. The plastic clamp parts don’t even have a scratch on them. I mean it is like museum quality. So glad I got it, I love those things.

  8. William buckley on October 31, 2023 at 10:33 pm

    I know you did this one a while ago , but, very interesting Russ.

  9. Motoben BH on October 31, 2023 at 10:40 pm

    I love the way your mind works. I paused the last video of yours that I watched, went on Ebay and bought a Zyliss. It’s just arrived!!!
    So doing this. I think I’ll make a couple of little V block pads for the clamp. Could be handy for clamping it on railing. Thanks!

  10. David R on October 31, 2023 at 10:42 pm

    I stumbled across the old video of a pitch man selling these things like a snake oil salesman sellin tonic to a bald head man and thought to myself, "now that thing’s sexier’n socks on a rooster". So, that put my finger on the trigger and I started looking in to’em further.

    Found a couple on the ebay, but before I pulled the trigger (that I was already startin’ to squeeze in on), I happened upon YOUR video, and this video just made my finger twitch and I bought one a these this mornin!

    Great ideas for what seems will be an awful handy gadget to have! I reckon ebay owes you a debt’a gratitude my friend!

  11. Dances with Aardvarks on October 31, 2023 at 10:46 pm

    Thanks. I just got one, unused and in the box. Your way of mounting it will work out for me, as I want to mount it in the elliptical cutout in my jewellers workbench.

  12. edward charles on October 31, 2023 at 10:48 pm

    If you make yourself 4 V blocks, 2 on each clamp upper and lower on the pipe handle, you’ll find it will clamp better without the need for the cheat bar. It won’t clamp fully now because you gave a flat foot on a round bar.
    Cheat is a brilliant idea though especially for those with arthritic wrists and the likes.

  13. Cheryl in Oklahoma on October 31, 2023 at 10:48 pm

    You, sir, are a genius :D. Love it when you "go off on a tangent". So much useful information. Thank you for sharing.