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Rockwell has adapted its popular JawHorse for use in the shop. The BenchJaws vise uses the same foot-pedal mechanism as the JawHorse, but it comes with an L-shaped steel plate (instead of a folding sawhorse) that screws onto a corner of a workbench. The 67/8-inch by 17/8-inch jaws have nonmarring polyurethane face plates and a clamping range of up to 16 inches. An Extension Jaw accessory extends the range to 24 inches, and a Multipurpose Jaw accessory accommodates tapered and round objects. Cost is $100 (about $50 less than the JawHorse); accessories are $40 each.

Rockwell Tools, 866/514-7625, rockwelltools.com.