Creative Prompt #325: Vise

Definition: “A vise or vice (see spelling discussion) is a mechanical apparatus used to secure an object to allow work to be performed on it. Vises have two parallel jaws, one fixed and the other movable, threaded in and out by a screw and lever.” (Wikipedia)

grip like a vise

bench vise

The Wilton ATV All-Terrain Vise mounts to any standard 2-inch tow hitch for jobs away from the workshop.

fly tying vise

Vise magazine

Doris & Harry Vise University Library at Cumberland University

he Vanderbilt Initiative in Surgery and Engineering (ViSE) is an interdisciplinary, trans-institutional center whose mission is the creation, development, implementation, clinical evaluation and commercialization of methods, devices, algorithms, and systems designed to facilitate interventional processes and their outcome.

The center facilitates the exchange of ideas between physicians, engineers, and computer scientists.  It promotes the training of the next generation of researchers and clinicians capable of working symbiotically on new solutions to complex interventional problems, ultimately resulting in improved patient care.

Vise captures a hand-blown glass globe within brass claws machined to follow the gentle curvature of the glass.

Vise pocket tool

Wood Vise Screw Kits

The blacksmith leg vise or “solid box vise” is one of the most important tools in the blacksmiths shop.

axle vise

milling vise

Opti-vise IT is a managed services provider that specializes in backup and disaster recovery solutions, Network Management and business continuity.

caught in a vise

Melissa Vise is a historian of medieval Europe with a special interest in the religious and political history of the Italian peninsula.

Daniel de Visé is higher education reporter at the Washington Post and author of the College Inc. blog.

Vise bowling bags

saw vise

Post the direct URL (link) where your drawing, doodle, artwork is posted (e.g. your blog, Flickr) in the comments area of this post. I would really like to keep all the artwork together and provide a way for others to see your work and get familiar with your blog or website.

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