Vise-Grip Fly Tying Vise

They say necessity is the Mother of invention. No argument there. Filling a need with the resources at hand is a time honored skill. Call it ingenuity. Call it McGyvering. Its a desirable attribute.

A Vise-Grip converted into a Fly Tying vise

Recent my friend Phil, who now resides in the hillsides of northern California, sent me a photograph of a fly tying vise made from a small  Vise-Grip. Nice.

Yes, in this life its  all about mind over matter. Phil and his friend Paulo welded a Vise-Grip to a post and a base. Bingo, new tool.

Sturdy, inexpensive, and very versatile, this is an effective fly vise born out of that precious process we call creativity.

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