I use customized pins and other accessories that mount instead of a
I have been a fan of the GRS bench system for years, except for the
bench pin holder.
Dave Arens has made plates 1 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 3/16 steel or aluminum
with the cleats on one side and countersunk or threaded holes. I have
a number of bench pins and other holding and mounted items attached to
these plates. I cut the mounting tongues off the bench pins and screw
them to the plate with dry wall screws. Dave also made plexi plates
that I use to store the items that I have mounted.
Among the items that I interchange and mount:
Vaniman dust collector head, for sanding, grinding and some
several different bench pins- saw piercing, setting, ring holder,
Wolf sander (an aluminum block with a height adjustable post for
rotating soldering pan (Dave made it)