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bench dog

[′bench ‚dȯg]
(engineering)
A wood or metal peg, placed in a slot or hole at the end of a bench; used to keep a workpiece from slipping.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Build bench dog to make it easy to hold and work on flat and irregularly Shaped project parts.
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5 Or compare the (very useful) bench dogs that hold boards to a woodworker's bench.
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