They Really Are Good!

by | Oct 5, 2013 | 8 comments

Maguire wooden vice screw

We often receive a nice little email following up from the delivery of a workbench or a vice and I look forward to reading through them. Yesterday’s was for one of our wooden screws and unusually it kept me laughing all day:

“Simply beautiful. Seeing it gave me an orgasm!?”

That’s all it said, perhaps it could form a good basis for a marketing campaign?

Update: At the present time we’re not building any workbenches for sale, however we have many resources on this website that will help guide you with your own workbench build.

Our English Workbench Video Series takes you step by step through a traditional bench build, starting out with a discussion on choosing the ideal dimensions, demonstrations of how to cut the joinery, right through to flattening your workbench top and building the face vice from scratch.

If you’d like us to guide you through your build with detailed videos and PDF plans, then you can find full details for this Workbench Series here.

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About Richard Maguire

About Richard Maguire

As a professional hand tool woodworker, Richard found hand tools to be the far more efficient solution for a one man workshop. Richard runs 'The English Woodworker' as an online resource and video education for those looking for a fuss free approach to building fine furniture by hand. Learn More About Richard & The English Woodworker.


  1. Chris Buckingham

    That must have been a good “Screw”

    • John

      Subject normal! Pass! 🙂

  2. Ken

    Mmm, a screw that gives you an orgasm. I will have to come here again. 😉

  3. Tom Baker

    Your blog now needs a warning of: Adult Content, Viewer Discretion Advised.

  4. Dave

    Now we have a XXX site for real “woodies”

  5. Clint Struthers

    Mr. Dennis,
    Of course we don’t “have to go there” but sometimes guys just need to screw around a bit, share a smile and get back to work. I don’t believe anyone intended to offend and I highly doubt that the subject will go on for too much longer as there is a very short shelf life for subjects of this nature! Just smile, skip on to the next blog and we will all look forward to having fun with the next topic!

    You have to admit that really is a beautiful screw!

  6. David

    Don’t accept a return.



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