Not to toot my own horn too much, but the stakes are available. In
the US, Allcraft has them. Just ask Tevel for Betty & Cindy’s stakes,
he’ll know which ones you mean. There are two sizes: big and little.
They’re both roughly the same length, but one is 1" thick, the other
is 5/8", and they have different sized bays. (The little one has
In the UK, Tamizan Savill has a box of them, and will have more
soon. I don’t entirely feel right giving out her email, but she’s not
hard to find.
The “new and different” thing is that they’ve got steel pins and
screws that lock against the vise, and prevent them from rotating in
the jaws as you pound on them. Works great. Made in the US, by people
you know. (Namely: me)